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Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan. (Photo: Photolur agency)
16 Oct 14
President Sargsyan says 2009 accords could be withdrawn from parliament, signalling end to hopes of ratifying them one day.
Catholicos Aram I addressing the Armenian diaspora conference in Yerevan, September. (Photo: Photolure agency)
6 Oct 14
Case will come as Armenians mark 100th anniversary of mass killings.
1 Oct 14
Fears that appeal court ruling will open the way to pressure on journalists to reveal their sources.
Moscow State University’s original building, reconstructed after the fire of 1812. (Photo: A. Savin/Wikimedia Commons)
26 Sep 14
Decision to open a branch of Moscow university seen as attempt to strengthen Russia's hand in the country.
An abandoned village school in Armenia. (Photo: Arevik Sahakyan)
24 Sep 14
Falling numbers of pupils mean many have to travel further for their education.
Vladimir Putin meets Azerbaijani leader Ilham Aliyev (left) and Armenia's Serzh Sargsyan in Sochi, August 10. (Photo: Armenian president's office)
18 Sep 14
Russian leader’s solo mediation attempt seems to have worked.
Armenian children on their first day back at school. (Photo: Photolure agency)
15 Sep 14
Differences in language and lesson content make it hard for refugee pupils to keep up.
5 Sep 14
Government decides to draw more water from already overstretched resources.
Armenian foreign minister Eduard Nalbandyan hands newly-elected Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan an invitation to attend the 100th-anniversary Armenian Genocide Remembrance in Yerevan next year. (Photo: Armenian foreign ministry website)
4 Sep 14
Move seen as tentative step towards reviving diplomatic process.
Samvel Martirorsyan, a blogger and information security specialist at the Media Center in Yerevan. (Photo: Media Center)
1 Sep 14
Heightened tensions lead to online battles, disinformation and website takedowns.

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