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Gayane Mkrtchyan

Gayane Mkrtchyan

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Workers at Armenia's rubber factory demanding payment of wage arrears, February 2014. (Photo: Photolure agency)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
18 Apr 14
The Nairit factory is running up massive debts just by standing idle, but opposition politicians are unhappy with Rosneft’s acquisition plan.
Areg Gevorgyan, head of public affairs for the opposition Armenian National Congress. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
21 Feb 14
March 1 demonstration will commemorate post-election violence of 2008.
Gagik Yeganyan, head of Armenia's migration agency. (Photo: Photolure agency)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
14 Feb 14
Foreign nationals without extended residence rights restricted to staying three months out of six in Russia.
A protest in Yerevan in November 2013, after which politician Shant Harutyunyan was arrested. (Photo: Photolure)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
17 Jan 14
Court orders Shant Harutyunyan to be detained for compulsory testing after he called for revolution.
Environmentalists fear that too many hydroelectric dams will destroy Armenia's ecosystem. This is the Tatev power station in the south of the country. (Photo: Photolure agency)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
23 Dec 13
Too many dams will dry up rivers downstream, they warn.
Tamar Tashchyan with her husband Levon and their triplets. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
23 Jul 13
Healthcare infrastructure not equipped for expectant mothers with mobility difficulties.
Seminary students at Etchmiadzin, seat of the Armenian Apostolic Church. (Photo: Nazik Armenakian)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
10 Jul 13
Schools promote main Christian church to the detriment of other religions, critics say.
Iranian plans to rent farmland have upset some Armenians. (Photo: Photolure agency)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
23 Jun 13
Justice minister says local authorities don’t have right to lease farmland to neighbouring state.
Raffi Hovhannisyan glad-handing supporters in Meghri. (Photo: Photolure agency)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
2 Mar 13
Raffi Hovhannisyan did better than expected, but insists he was robbed of victory.
Jehovah's Witnesses doing civilian service in 2005, before they left on the grounds that they were working for the military. (Photo: Vahan Iskhanyan)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
14 Jan 13
Despite international court ruling, Jehovah’s Witnesses who refuse to perform alternative service under military command risk prosecution.