Karine Ter-Saakian | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Stories by the author
8 Dec 04
In this country, even the doctors and politicians who warn of the evils of nicotine are smokers themselves.
10 Nov 04
Much of Armenia’s job market remains in the shadows as an unofficial labour exchange continues to flourish.
23 Sep 04
In devout Orthodox Christian Armenia, only four women have become nuns – but they don’t regret it
19 Aug 04
In a country normally associated with strong Christian identity, many are opting for the old gods.
14 Jul 04
Resettlement programme aimed at bolstering depressed border regions is gaining momentum.
1 Jul 04
The decline of what was once the biggest wholesale market in the South Caucasus marks a change in the way Armenia and Georgia trade with one another.
11 Mar 04
Almost half the inmates of the country’s only women’s prison are serving sentences for murder.
13 Feb 04
Young Armenians are mixing up pagan, Christian and Western love festivals – and the church is not impressed.
15 Jan 04
Thousands of Armenian women end up being sexually exploited in Turkey or the UAE – and the perpetrators are going unpunished.
29 Aug 03
As men go off to Russia in search of work, many poor rural villages are inhabited almost entirely by women