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Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan (left) meeting his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev in Vienna on November 19. (Photo: Armenian president’s website.)
20 Mar 14
The resumption of high-level Azerbaijan-Armenian meetings is seen as positive, but experts doubt 2014 will bring even incremental progress in the long-running negotiations.
18 Mar 14
Government insists new compulsory contributions will stay in force despite public anger.
Mariam Martirosyan, Armenia director for PH International. (Photo courtesy of M. Martirosyan)
7 Mar 14
Everyone agrees community-based rehabilitation has worked, but the government doesn’t have the money to pick up the costs.
5 Mar 14
Speakers at IWPR debate discuss whether recent deterioration indicates worse is to come.
Areg Gevorgyan, head of public affairs for the opposition Armenian National Congress. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
21 Feb 14
March 1 demonstration will commemorate post-election violence of 2008.
Armenian officer cadets. The government suspects that many less willing recruits go abroad to study instead. (Photo: Photolure agency)
17 Feb 14
Officials say refundable payment will deter those going abroad merely to escape army service.
Gagik Yeganyan, head of Armenia's migration agency. (Photo: Photolure agency)
14 Feb 14
Foreign nationals without extended residence rights restricted to staying three months out of six in Russia.
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan. (Photo: Photolur agency)
5 Feb 14
Serzh Sargsyan’s private trip to South Korea becomes news story.
Armenian energy minister Armen Movsisyan (left) with Gazprom head Aleksei Miller after the signing ceremony. (Photo: Gazprom)
24 Jan 14
Critics say deal gives Kremlin political as well as economic leverage.
24 Jan 14
Highest appeals court disputes ombudsman’s findings, and insists bribery is punished, not encouraged.