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Vahe Harutyunyan

Vahe Harutyunyan

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Catholicos Aram I addressing the Armenian diaspora conference in Yerevan, September. (Photo: Photolure agency)
Vahe Harutyunyan
6 Oct 14
Case will come as Armenians mark 100th anniversary of mass killings.
Vladimir Putin meets Azerbaijani leader Ilham Aliyev (left) and Armenia's Serzh Sargsyan in Sochi, August 10. (Photo: Armenian president's office)
Yekaterina Poghosyan, Vahe Harutyunyan
18 Sep 14
Russian leader’s solo mediation attempt seems to have worked.
Armenian advance positions on the border with Nakhichevan. (Photo:
Leman Mustafaqizi, Vahe Harutyunyan
1 Jul 14
Commentators say number of incidents is rising compared with previous years.
Commemoration at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan, April 24, 2013. (Photo: Photolure agency)
Vahe Harutyunyan
2 May 14
Turkish prime minister speaks of "suffering", but Armenians say he needs to condemn mass killings unequivocably.
A protest holds a banner saying “Putin Get Out” during a demonstration outside the Russian embassy in Yerevan, March 5. (Photo: Photolure agency)
Vahe Harutyunyan
7 Mar 14
Government too closely tied to Moscow to say anything controversial, although it plans to work with new Kiev leaders.
Vahe Harutyunyan
24 Jan 14
Highest appeals court disputes ombudsman’s findings, and insists bribery is punished, not encouraged.
Demonstrations against President Putin's visit to Armenia, December 2, 2013. (Photo: Photolure agency)
Vahe Harutyunyan, Yekaterina Poghosyan
9 Dec 13
Russian leader Vladimir Putin seals renewed alliance with trip to Yerevan, although some take to the streets for Ukrainian-style protest.
Customs Union summit in Minsk, October 24, 2013. The three central figures are (left to right) the heads of current members Kazakstan, Belarus and Russia. They are flanked by the presidents of Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Ukraine and  Tajikistan (left to right). (Photo: Armenian president's website)
Vahe Harutyunyan
4 Nov 13
Strong reactions to moves to bind Yerevan’s economic future to Moscow.
A shepherd pastures his flock in no-man's land between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces on the Karabakh front line. (Photo: Orhan Orhanov)
Vahe Harutyunyan, Jasur Sumerinli
13 Sep 13
Mutual recriminations as both sides note a rise in cross-border shooting.
Outside the ICRC building in Yerevan, supporters of Armenian soldier Hakob Injighulyan protest against his detention in Azerbaijan. August 19, 2013. (Photo: Hetq Online)
Idrak Abbasov, Vahe Harutyunyan
29 Aug 13
While Baku says army conscript chose to defect, Yerevan says his rights as a captured combatant have been flouted.