Armenia

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
 
3 February 2017
Dialing Up the Diaspora Premium

After years of promises, Armenia’s leadership President Serzh Sargsyan says it’s high time to get Armenians abroad more involved in development policy, but will the diaspora even be interested? 

By JAMnews
 
18 January 2017
How to Save Armenfilm Premium

A group of young people have united around the idea of reviving Armenia’s once renowned but now run-down studio, but it won’t be easy. 

By JAMnews
 
5 January 2017
Boosting Female Presence in the Armenian Military Premium

Going against established gender roles, the Armenian army's initiative to include women in its ranks proved a success. From EurasiaNet.org. 

By Emil Danielyan
 
30 November 2016
The Armenians of Aleppo

As the crisis in Syria continues to escalate, thousands of Syrian Armenians have been seeking shelter in their historical motherland. 

 

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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

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