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Small business owners in Yerevan protest against changes to the tax system. (Photo: Photolur agency)
16 Feb 15
Small business owners continue to oppose legislation that they say will ruin them.
An Armenian soldier scans the border with Azerbaijan. (Photo:
12 Feb 15
OSCE mediators urge end to attacks after a month in which 20-year-old ceasefire was broken in thousands of incidents.
Hasmik Khachatryan. (Photo: Narek Aleksanyan/
5 Feb 15
After past failures, campaigners are optimistic that parliament will pass the new legislation this time round.
3 Feb 15
Membership of Russian-led bloc could mean restrictions on free speech.
2 Feb 15
Analysts go behind the headlines to weigh up the risks posed by an upsurge in fighting.
Protest outside the Russian embassy in Yerevan. (Photo: Photolur agency)
26 Jan 15
Mass protests held over Yerevan’s failure to try Russian suspect in an Armenian court.
21 Jan 15
New common labour market makes it easier for migrants to go to Russia, but jobs will be thin on the ground this year.
Armenia's opposition has found a new confidence, as shown by this November 2014 demonstration. (Photo: Photolur agency)
24 Dec 14
Assaults on opposition may reflect fears that its strength is growing.
The Armenian parliament votes on accession to the Eurasian Economic Union, December 3, 2014. (Photo: Photulur agency)
18 Dec 14
As President Sargsyan stresses economic benefits of joining Russian-led bloc, others fear they are signing up to political union as well.
Nubarashen prison in Yerevan, December 2012. (Photo: Karine Ionesyan)
16 Dec 14
New agency will focus on rehabilitating offenders rather than simply locking them away in overcrowded jails.