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Landslide expected for Velvet Revolution coalition and new civil society voices.
Municipal vote heralded as sign of great political change within the country.
Female participation in the protests has not translated into political power.
Diplomatic efforts have stalled with little progress in sight.
Member states failed to appoint an Armenian as the bloc’s new general secretary.
12 Nov 15
Turkey celebrates, but Armenian government also finds positives to take away.
11 Nov 15
President pledges that rehousing programme in country’s second city will be complete by late 2016.
2 Nov 15
Despite government efforts, day-to-day discrimination persists.
29 Oct 15
Opponents of proposed reforms say they will make Armenia less, not more democratic.
12 Oct 15
Just a "routine" spike in cross-border attacks, or something more ominous?
30 Sep 15
Traditionally close relationship marred by Russian arms sales to Azerbaijan and general economic woes.
24 Sep 15
Troubled regional environment plus domestic weakness leave trade in the doldrums.
15 Sep 15
Extra capacity to export electricity to Iran will not make Armenia an independent player in energy markets.
8 Sep 15
Although Armenia has a longstanding Yezidi community, only a handful of refugees have made it out of Iraq so far.
3 Sep 15
Concerns about legal loophole that excludes LGBT community from legal protections afforded to minorities.
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