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Shuttered: currency exchange offices closed their doors following the devaluation. (Photo: Vafa Zeynalova)
18 Jan 16
Amid falling oil prices, Baku has abandoned the manat´s peg to the dollar and let the manat tumble.
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.
Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary-General of the Council of Europe. (Photo: Council of Europe)
19 Dec 15
Government taken to task for ignoring rulings by Europe’s human rights court.
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.
12 Dec 15
Officials slow to acknowledge casualties amid rescue efforts hampered by high waves.
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.
Young Georgians show opposition to early marriage, central Tbilisi, November 25, 2015. (Photo: Anano Beriashvili)
7 Dec 15
Parliament bans marriage for under-18s except with court’s assent, but rights activists say this won’t be enough to effect change.
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.

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