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Press conference with Armenian foreign minister Edward Nalbandian (right) and EU neighbourhood policy commissioner Johannes Hahn. Yerevan, March 18. (Photo: Photolur agency)
27 Apr 15
Limited benefits from joining Russian-led economic bloc seem to have prompted Yerevan to re-engage with Brussels.
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan (left) talks to European Council president Donald Tusk in Brussels, March 19. (Photo: Armenian  president's official website)
9 Apr 15
President holds talks in Brussels instead of joining a meeting with Russian, Kazak and Belarussian counterparts.
Comment
1 Apr 15
Russian authorities close ATR television station as arrests and searches continue.
11 Mar 15
Weekly consistently criticised government’s closeness to Moscow.
4 Mar 15
Applications dealt with at new centre outside Moscow.
4 Feb 15
“Ethnic insult” charge comes at a time when the Russian minority question has come to the fore.
2 Feb 15
Analysts go behind the headlines to weigh up the risks posed by an upsurge in fighting.
Protest outside the Russian embassy in Yerevan. (Photo: Photolur agency)
26 Jan 15
Mass protests held over Yerevan’s failure to try Russian suspect in an Armenian court.
23 Jan 15
New work-permit and passport rules could encourage illegal immigration, but there are higher penalties for those who are caught.
20 Jan 15
Some economists say that being so tightly tied into the Russian economy could actually mitigate some of the worst effects.

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