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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.
26 Jun 15
Police intervention only increased the number of people on the street.
19 Jun 15
Talk of deportation highlights vulnerability of migrant workers.
5 Jun 15
New rules apply only to employees of Armenia-based companies that sign up to the scheme.
5 Jun 15
Russian-owned power company seems unable to balance its books without hefty annual price rises.
20 May 15
Domestic politics go largely ignored as international community says it doesn't recognise the state so can't recognise its elections.
15 May 15
Current laws ban racist and similar remarks, but not verbal attacks on LGBTI people.
15 May 15
Bill hailed as result of successful consultation process between Yerevan and civil society.
11 May 15
Cross-border railway could tie region into trade with Europe, but there's been little discussion of it locally.
1 May 15
Experts say campaign continues, but needs to evolve.
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