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Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan (left) with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin after signing the Eurasian Economic Treaty on October 10, 2014. (Photo: Armenian president's website)
23 Dec 15
Experts say that Armenians can gain politically and economically from increasingly fraught relationship.
Grape-growers wait in line at a wine plant in Kaghtsrashen, Armenia, hoping to sell their produce. (Photo: Gayane Mirzoyan/courtesy of Chai Khana.org)
15 Dec 15
Russians are buying less brandy and wine, and farmers and manufacturers don't have alternative markets.
President Serzh Sargsyan casts his vote in the December 6 referendum. (Photo: Photolure agency)
14 Dec 15
Political opposition says referendum was fixed, and international monitors call for claims of widespread abuses to be investigated.
Police move in to break up a large rally in Yerevan on June 23, an action that only brought more people onto the streets. June 23, 2015. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
10 Dec 15
Rights activists say the situation has got worse since the country joined a Moscow-led bloc.
Gianni Buquicchio, head of the Venice Commission, broadly supports the Armenian reform plan. (Photo: Venice Commission Secretariat)
2 Dec 15
Proposed changes envisage shift from presidential to parliamentary system.
Armenian parliamentarian Edmon Marukyan. (Photo from E. Marukyan's official web page)
28 Nov 15
Government hopes that devolving revenue collection will help curb tax evasion. It may, but only among the poor.
An Armenian soldier scans the border with Azerbaijan. (Photo: Razm.info)
24 Nov 15
Analysts examine new trends as geopolitical context evolves.
20 Nov 15
Russia’s desire to increase its military role in Armenian airspace may be connected to differences with Turkey on Syria.
Adjusting to life in Armenia will take time. (Photo: Armine Martirosyan)
13 Nov 15
Local community asks for government backing for its efforts to help those arriving from Iraq.
Commemoration at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan, April 24, 2013. (Photo: Photolure agency)
12 Nov 15
Turkey celebrates, but Armenian government also finds positives to take away.

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