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Landslide expected for Velvet Revolution coalition and new civil society voices.
Municipal vote heralded as sign of great political change within the country.
Female participation in the protests has not translated into political power.
Diplomatic efforts have stalled with little progress in sight.
Member states failed to appoint an Armenian as the bloc’s new general secretary.
4 Jul 14
Just meeting face to face offers opportunities to engage in considered discussion and to listen to the other side.
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.
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.
16 Jun 14
Government scales back recovery predictions for an already struggling economy.
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.
29 May 14
Critics of proposed monument recall Stalinist purges of the 1930s.
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