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Armen Karapetyan

Armen Karapetyan

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Republican Party members after winning a vote to put constitutional reforms to a referendum. (Photo: Photolure agency)
Armen Karapetyan
29 Oct 15
Opponents of proposed reforms say they will make Armenia less, not more democratic.
Mountain scene in Mardakert, Nagorny Karabakh. (Photo: Gayane Mirzoyan)
Armen Karapetyan, Nurgul Novruz
12 Oct 15
Just a "routine" spike in cross-border attacks, or something more ominous?
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)
Armen Karapetyan
24 Sep 15
Troubled regional environment plus domestic weakness leave trade in the doldrums.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva look on from the stands during a taekwondo event at the European Games in Baku. June 19, 2015. (Photo: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images for BEGOC)
Lamiya Adilgizi, Armen Karapetyan
10 Jul 15
Armenians send a team, but get a hostile reception from flag-waving crowds.
Demonstration in Yerevan against proposed electricity price hike. May 27, 2015. (Photo: Photolur agency)
Armen Karapetyan
5 Jun 15
Russian-owned power company seems unable to balance its books without hefty annual price rises.
Press conference with Armenian foreign minister Edward Nalbandian (right) and EU neighbourhood policy commissioner Johannes Hahn. Yerevan, March 18. (Photo: Photolur agency)
Armen Karapetyan
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)
Armen Karapetyan
9 Apr 15
President holds talks in Brussels instead of joining a meeting with Russian, Kazak and Belarussian counterparts.
Armenian foreign minister Eduard Nalbandyan (left) and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoğlu (since appointed prime minister) meet in Yerevan in December 2013. (Photo: Photolure agency)
Armen Karapetyan
3 Mar 15
In the end. painstaking efforts to rebuild the troubled relationship were blocked by massive unresolved differences.
An Armenian soldier scans the border with Azerbaijan. (Photo:
Armen Karapetyan
12 Feb 15
OSCE mediators urge end to attacks after a month in which 20-year-old ceasefire was broken in thousands of incidents.
Protest outside the Russian embassy in Yerevan. (Photo: Photolur agency)
Armen Karapetyan
26 Jan 15
Mass protests held over Yerevan’s failure to try Russian suspect in an Armenian court.