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Gayane Mkrtchyan

Gayane Mkrtchyan

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The ruins of Tigranakert, an ancient Armenian city now located within the disputed Nagorny-Karabakh region. (Photo: Official Website of Tigranakert)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
18 Jan 21
Officials warn that historic sites in areas under Baku’s control risk damage.
Karabakh residents return from Yerevan. (Photo: Official website of the Armenian Government)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
26 Nov 20
Thousands of residents have already come back, but many face a challenging future.
Ruben Yesayan's Instagram Page where he lobbies celebrities to raise awareness of the Karabakh conflict.
Gayane Mkrtchyan
22 Oct 20
A swathe of cyber activists are making Armenia’s case to a global, virtual audience.
A fire burns in a hardware store after a rocket attack caused the building to catch fire on October 3, 2020 in Stepanakert, Nagorno-Karabakh. (Photo: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
6 Oct 20
Fears of rising casualties as crisis continues.
Nelly Duryan, who heads the police department that works to protect juveniles’ rights and combat domestic violence, said that there had been no increase in reports of abuse. (Photo: Armenia Polie Department)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
4 Jun 20
Campaigners warn that government statistics showing no rise in abuse do not reflect reality.
Disinfecting public transport vehicles in Yerevan. (Photo: Armenian Government website)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
28 Mar 20
Critics claim leadership was too slow to focus on challenge ahead.
Armenian minister for health Arsen Torosyan. (Photo: Government of Armenia website)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
12 Feb 20
Critics argue that the burden would not be equally spread.
A Yerevan rally in support of peace in Syria. (Photo: Photolore Agency)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
9 May 16
Thousands of incomers feel they are returning to their historic homeland.
Grape-growers wait in line at a wine plant in Kaghtsrashen, Armenia, hoping to sell their produce. (Photo: Gayane Mirzoyan/courtesy of Chai
Gayane Mkrtchyan
15 Dec 15
Russians are buying less brandy and wine, and farmers and manufacturers don't have alternative markets.
Police move in to break up a large rally in Yerevan on June 23, an action that only brought more people onto the streets. June 23, 2015. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
10 Dec 15
Rights activists say the situation has got worse since the country joined a Moscow-led bloc.