Armenia

23 June 2017
What’s a House Without a Balcony?

A town in southern Armenia is determined to preserve its architectural heritage, including a peculiarity once fashionable in the 19th century. From Jamnews.

By Anahit Baghdasaryan
 
18 May 2017
Azeri Missile Attack Ups Tensions in Karabakh

Each side says the other caused only minor damage, no casualties in skirmishes this week.

 
1 May 2017
Armenian Genocide Pic Generates More Heat Than Light Premium
Producers of Kirk Kerkorian-inspired epic say someone didn’t want the film to get made.
 
28 April 2017
How Do You Like Them Apples, Armenia? Premium

Armenians recoil as forbidden fruits from Azerbaijan make their way across the border and onto market stalls.

 
3 April 2017
Armenian Ruling Party Eases to Election Victory Premium

Although the country recently switched to a parliamentary system, critics fear President Serzh Sargysan will remain its most powerful man when he leaves office.

 
23 March 2017
The Vanishing Armenian Nose Premium

More and more Armenians are paying to make their most prominent physical feature smaller.

 
3 March 2017
No Hope in Sight

Given the media’s role in recent elections, only a fool would think this year will be any better. 

By Peter Gross
 
1 March 2017
Armenia Seeks Patch for Frayed EU Relationship

The pact does not commit Yerevan to much of anything, leader Sargsyan explains.

 
10 February 2017
‘Is What We Do Immoral?’ Premium

Sex workers, NGOs, lawyers and doctors debate the pros and cons of legalizing prostitution in the South Caucasus. From Meydan TV. 

By Gunel Movlud, Edita Badasyan, and Gayane Mkrtchyan
 
9 February 2017
Armenia: Before the Gold Rush

A British mining company has struck gold in southern Armenia. What’s in it for the locals? From openDemocracy.

By Peter Liakhov
 

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