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Armen Karapetyan

Armen Karapetyan

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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.
Armenia's opposition has found a new confidence, as shown by this November 2014 demonstration. (Photo: Photolur agency)
Armen Karapetyan
24 Dec 14
Assaults on opposition may reflect fears that its strength is growing.
Armen Karapetyan
10 Dec 14
Lower export revenues and falling money transfers from expats in Russia have sent the Armenian dram onto a downward path.
Armen Karapetyan, Afgan Mukhtarli
20 Nov 14
Two Azerbaijanis face murder, espionage charges in court in Karabakh.
One of many border areas that has seen civilian deaths amid the fragile peace. This is on the frontier between Armenia and Azerbaijan, not the “Line of Control“ around Karabakh. (Photo: Armenian defence ministry)
Armen Karapetyan, Afgan Mukhtarli
8 Aug 14
Rising numbers of casualties shake 20-year-old ceasefire agreement.