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Maqsad Mirzayev is among the many Azerbaijanis who cannot vote in local elections because they were displaced from their home areas by war two decades ago. (Photo: Afgan Mukhtarli)
9 Jul 14
Officially, refugees still count as living in areas they fled 20 years ago.
Demonstration against rising electricity prices in Yerevan. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
7 Jul 14
Consumers ask why they should pay for result of mismanagement.
Richard Giragosian, director of the Regional Studies Centre in Yerevan. (Photo courtesy of R. Giragosian)
4 Jul 14
Just meeting face to face offers opportunities to engage in considered discussion and to listen to the other side.
Armenian advance positions on the border with Nakhichevan. (Photo:
1 Jul 14
Commentators say number of incidents is rising compared with previous years.
30 Jun 14
Outspoken Moscow media official suggests Armenia should adopt Russian as an official language.
UN Population Fund’s Armenia representative, Garik Hayrapetyan. (Photo: IWPR)
27 Jun 14
Authorities decide to copy other countries’ success in legislating against option for aborting female foetuses.
24 Jun 14
Labour force continues to flow to Russia, and new rules will make it easier for them to put down roots there.
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan (left) meeting his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. (Photo: Armenian president's website)
16 Jun 14
Government scales back recovery predictions for an already struggling economy.
One of many border areas that has seen civilian deaths amid the fragile peace. This is on the frontier between Armenia and Azerbaijan, not the "Line of Control" around Karabakh. (Photo: Armenian defence ministry)
6 Jun 14
Territories around Karabakh not “occupied”, but a consequence of war, Armenian legislator insists.
4 Jun 14
Continuing exodus prompted by poor prospects at home could now accelerate.