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Gayane Mkrtchyan

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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 Khana.org)
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.
Gayane Mkrtchyan
20 Apr 15
Despite moves towards inclusive education, public attitudes are slow to change.