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Gayane Mkrtchyan

Gayane Mkrtchyan

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Local government chief Ashot Dallakyan has seen his village, Getik, depleted by emigration. (Photo: Gayane Mkrtchyan)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
22 Jul 11
Impoverished citizens vote with their feet and seek new lives in Russia.
Armen Martirosyan, a member of the Armenian parliament, was among the opposition politicians who got caught up when police tried to drive protesting street traders away from the government building in Yerevan. (Photo: Photolur agency)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
11 Mar 11
Comparisons with Tunisia, where protests were sparked by suicide of street vendor.
Beniamin Kirakosyan looks out on Chambarak, where many of the homes inhabited by displaced people are in desperate need of repair. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
12 Feb 11
Villagers who fled homes nearly two decades ago still waiting for decent housing.
A Jehovah's Witness gathering in Armenia. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
20 Dec 10
Alleged killer’s reported links with Jehovah’s Witnesses heightens distrust of new religions.
Gohar and Suren Ohanjanyan, whose son died while serving in the Armenian army. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
5 Nov 10
Concerns that bullying in the military is causing fatalities recorded as accident or suicide.
The mining waste dump at Nahatak. (Photo: Gayane Mkrtchyan)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
10 Sep 10
Mining firm denies re-opening waste site for use will create health hazard for local population.
The village of Koti sits on a stretch of Armenian territory that is nearly surrounded by Azerbaijan. (Photo: Gayane Mkrtchyan)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
6 Aug 10
Armenian villagers say number of shooting incidents is increasing.
These hills are thought to contain rich seams of uranium. (Photo: Gayane Mkrtchyan)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
9 Jul 10
Residents of southern region say life will be untenable if mining goes ahead.
Tigranui Kostanyan’s passport in her married name, showing her birth 100 years ago. She recounted her experience as a child in Ottoman Turkey when thousands of Armenians were massacred. (Picture: Nazik Armenakyan)
Gayane Mkrtchyan
23 Apr 10
Centenarian recalls her family’s suffering but says now is time to build bridges with Turkey. By Gayane Mkrtchyan in Yerevan
A street in Istanbul’s “Little Armenia”. Photo by Aline Ozinian.
Gayane Mkrtchyan
10 Apr 10
Turkish fury over US Congress recognition of Armenian genocide raises concerns over their future. By Gayane Mkrtchyan in Yerevan and Aline Ozinian in Istanbul