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Government proposal would see prosecutor allowed to seize assets.
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.
30 Apr 15
“We live in a constant state of alarm. We’re afraid a new war is going to start.”
27 Apr 15
Yerevan may benefit from increased trade and new export routes.
27 Apr 15
Limited benefits from joining Russian-led economic bloc seem to have prompted Yerevan to re-engage with Brussels.
20 Apr 15
Officials say merging 900-plus local administrations into 14 makes sense, but the plan is meeting resistance.
20 Apr 15
Despite moves towards inclusive education, public attitudes are slow to change.
16 Apr 15
Reforms mean Anti-Corruption Council will include opposition and NGO representatives for the first time, but will still be led by the prime minister.
9 Apr 15
President holds talks in Brussels instead of joining a meeting with Russian, Kazak and Belarussian counterparts.
3 Apr 15
Many hold foreign passports, and recent changes in the law make them feel like strangers in their own land.
25 Mar 15
Human rights defenders sceptical that laws alone will change practice of coercing suspects to confess.
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