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30 Sep 15
Traditionally close relationship marred by Russian arms sales to Azerbaijan and general economic woes.
30 Sep 15
Borrowers squeezed tight by exchange rate shift that raised their repayments.
The European Parliament in Strasbourg. (Photo: Michele Tantussi/Getty Images)
25 Sep 15
European legislators demanded release of political prisoners, and a probe into allegations of high-level corruption.
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)
24 Sep 15
Troubled regional environment plus domestic weakness leave trade in the doldrums.
Shirin Abbasov. (Photo courtesy of Sh. Abbasov)
23 Sep 15
Investigators say they're questioning witnesses for a separate criminal investigation, but presidential advisor confirms detentions are warning to journalists.
A pipeline supplying Armenia with natural gas. (Photo: Photolure)
15 Sep 15
Extra capacity to export electricity to Iran will not make Armenia an independent player in energy markets.
A child from one of the Yezidi families now settled in Armenia. (Photo: Armine Martirosyan)
8 Sep 15
Although Armenia has a longstanding Yezidi community, only a handful of refugees have made it out of Iraq so far.
Arman Sahakyan (right) in court with his lawyer Maro Khachaturyan. (Photo: Nor Serund)
3 Sep 15
Concerns about legal loophole that excludes LGBT community from legal protections afforded to minorities.
Khadija Ismayil. (Photo courtesy of Kh. Ismayil)
2 Sep 15
As Khadija Ismayil is given a seven-and-a-half year jail term, she tells judges that witnesses were pressured and testimony based on coercion and forgery.
28 Aug 15
Officials agree to clear waterways and give communities on both sides the water they need for their crops.