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Anastas Mikoyan. (Photo: Photolure agency)
29 May 14
Critics of proposed monument recall Stalinist purges of the 1930s.
27 May 14
Despite attack on ethnic Armenian village, officials in Yerevan say it is vital to avoid getting drawn into conflict.
Armenian civic activist Laura Baghdasaryan. (Photo: Saro Baghdasaryan)
13 May 14
"Everyone knows what we’ve been doing all these years," says Armenian activist involved in joint projects, who is now cited in Azerbaijani "spy" case.
Commemoration at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan, April 24, 2013. (Photo: Photolure agency)
2 May 14
Turkish prime minister speaks of "suffering", but Armenians say he needs to condemn mass killings unequivocably.
Lake Sevan. (Photo: Anahit Hayrapetyan)
29 Apr 14
Environmentalists see commercial fish farms as latest threat to Lake Sevan.
The movement holds its latest protest against the pension reform, Yerevan, April 12, 2014. (Photo: Photolure agency)
23 Apr 14
Confusion as constitutional judges rules that compulsory deductions are unlawful but then say they can continue for now.
Workers at Armenia's rubber factory demanding payment of wage arrears, February 2014. (Photo: Photolure agency)
18 Apr 14
The Nairit factory is running up massive debts just by standing idle, but opposition politicians are unhappy with Rosneft’s acquisition plan.
Outgoing prime minister Tigran Sargsyan. (Photo: Photolure agency)
11 Apr 14
Tigran Sargsyan presided over unpopular reforms, and also worked on failed efforts to move closer to Europe.
Nagorny Karabakh. Some Armenians have seen events in Crimea as an inspiring precedent. (Photo: Blackwych/Flickr)
8 Apr 14
In a United Nations vote on Crimea, Armenia found itself in a minority with the likes of North Korea and Cuba.
Richard Giragosian, director of the Regional Studies Centre in Yerevan. (Photo courtesy of R. Giragosian)
28 Mar 14
Views differ in Armenia and Nagorny Karabakh, but both fail to see risks in backing Russia's stance.