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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)
Comment
28 Mar 14
Views differ in Armenia and Nagorny Karabakh, but both fail to see risks in backing Russia's stance.
Edmon Marukyan, who wrote the bill on liability for internet defamation. (Photo courtesy of E. Marukyan)
22 Mar 14
Legislators want to remove user anonymity, though experts point out that might not be technically possible.
Countryside near Verin Karmiraghbyur, a village in northeast Armenia from which two residents have crossed into Azerbaijan in recent weeks. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
21 Mar 14
Yerevan claims 77-year-old villager tortured while imprisoned for over a month.
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.

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