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Closed crossing-point on the Armenian-Turkish border. (Photo: Photolure)
20 Aug 13
Death of Turkish civilian worsens an already troubled relationship.
A Russian army vehicle in South Ossetia, August 2008. (Photo: Yana Amelina/Wikimedia Commons)
7 Aug 13
Still hanging on as president, Mikheil Saakashvili is threatened with investigation by a hostile government.
Meskhetian pupils at a school in Ianeti, western Georgia. (Photo: Maia Avaliani)
26 Jul 13
Government says it’s speeding up processing of applications from ethnic minority members to come back to their old homeland.
24 Jul 13
Fears that discriminory attitudes in Russia will deny compatriate of fair trial in fatal crash case.
A pipeline supplying Armenia with natural gas. (Photo: Photolure)
10 Jul 13
Controversy as government considers ceding total control of gas distribution and sales network.
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan with Russia's Vladimir Putin. (Photo: Armenian president's official website)
2 Jul 13
Some experts warn of dangers of getting too close to Moscow, others of abandoning its protection.
Armenia's rail network provides passenger and freight services as far as Georgia's Black Sea ports. (Photo: Nazik Armenakian)
Special Report
17 Jun 13
Despite clear benefits, reopening the route would be fraught with problems.
IWPR and the Media Centre of Armenia’s Public Journalism Club held a discussion meeting on the gas price rise on May 23. (Photo: IWPR)
7 Jun 13
Russian-controlled monopoly is bumping up fuel prices for cash-strapped Armenians.
Villagers in Armenia block a highway to press demands for hail damage compensation. (Photo: Photolure agency)
5 Jun 13
Protesters say they face financial ruin after hail defence system fails to save crops.