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The Grand Bazaar in Tehran: the end of sanctions brings hope for economic growth. (Photo: Regina Jegorova-Askerova/IWPR Georgia)
Special Report
15 Feb 16
The Islamic Republic's re-entry into international markets may inject new life into the region’s economy.
Gazprom office building in Yerevan. (Photo: Photolure)
5 Feb 16
Tehran’s re-entry into the gas market is changing the status quo.
H1N1 virus has made the Yerevan population to wear surgical masks. (Photo: Photolure)
26 Jan 16
Eighteen people have died as cases of the disease multiply across the region.
Armenian tanks on manoeuvre in Karabakh. December 2015. (Photo: Armenian president's website)
24 Dec 15
At rare meeting, two presidents agree that current escalation is a bad thing, but will they do anything to stop it?
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.

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