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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.
28 Aug 15
Despite win in Europe’s human rights courts, political stalemate is likely to draw out the process of paying reparations to families displaced by war.
24 Aug 15
Murder trial still to take place in an Armenian court.
24 Aug 15
Orange sells local subsidiary to a company with shareholder links to the finance minister.
18 Aug 15
Activists warn that plan might contaminate country’s most important water source.
7 Aug 15
Critics say proposed changes could entrench the powers of Armenia’s current rulers rather than opening up the political system.
24 Jul 15
Borrowers typically have to sign over their homes as security for high-interest loans.
21 Jul 15
After initial confrontation, demonstrations die down in fairly amicable manner.
10 Jul 15
Armenians send a team, but get a hostile reception from flag-waving crowds.
6 Jul 15
Moscow ally says it wants to engage with Brussels, too – and that there’s no contradiction there.
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