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Arshaluis Mghdesyan

Arshaluis Mghdesyan

Arshaluis Mghdesyan is a freelance journalist in Armenia

Stories by the author

Arshaluis Mghdesyan
24 Aug 15
Orange sells local subsidiary to a company with shareholder links to the finance minister.
Members of Armenia's parliament discuss political reforms. (Photo: National Assembly of Armenia)
Arshaluis Mghdesyan
7 Aug 15
Critics say proposed changes could entrench the powers of Armenia’s current rulers rather than opening up the political system.
The number of demonstrators increased soon after police tried to end the rally by force. June 23, 2015. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
Arshaluis Mghdesyan
21 Jul 15
After initial confrontation, demonstrations die down in fairly amicable manner.
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan (left) talks to European Council president Donald Tusk in Brussels, March 19, 2015. (Photo: Armenian  president's official website)
Arshaluis Mghdesyan
6 Jul 15
Moscow ally says it wants to engage with Brussels, too – and that there’s no contradiction there.
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan (right) with Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (Photo: Armenian president’s website)
Arshaluis Mghdesyan
27 Apr 15
Yerevan may benefit from increased trade and new export routes.
Akhaltsikhe is the main town of Samtskhe-Javakheti, a region of Georgia with a substantial Armenian population. (Photo: Maia Ivelashvili)
Arshaluis Mghdesyan
3 Apr 15
Many hold foreign passports, and recent changes in the law make them feel like strangers in their own land.
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan (left) and Gagik Tsarukyan. (Photo: Photolur agency)
Arshaluis Mghdesyan
25 Feb 15
After calling for the downfall of the president, Prosperous Armenia’s leader has a change of heart.
Small business owners in Yerevan protest against changes to the tax system. (Photo: Photolur agency)
Arshaluis Mghdesyan
16 Feb 15
Small business owners continue to oppose legislation that they say will ruin them.