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Ani Avetisyan

Ani was writing stories and photographing for four years before moving into the world of facts and numbers, first working as a data journalist, then as a fact-checker. Open-source investigations and data visualisation are her passions. Ani is interested in everything South Caucasus, politics, and 20th century world history.

Head of Armenia’s Supreme Judicial Council resigns 

The resignation comes two weeks after a recording of Gagik Jhangiryan threatening his predecessor was published.  

Western co-chairs, Pashinyan, and Lavrov dispute Minsk Group status 

The US and the Armenian Prime Minister have both questioned the veracity of Sergei Lavrov’s comments about the supposed demise of the OSCE Minsk Group.

Pashinyan confirms the city of Lachin to be handed to Azerbaijan 

In an online press conference that lasted over three-and-a-half hours, Pashinyan dedicated considerable time to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Armenian media outlets: Pashinyan’s insistence on virtual press conferences ‘non-democratic’

Nikol Pashinyan has been holding press conferences in an online format since 2021.

Armenia’s opposition rallies in Yerevan over deadly shooting 

Citing anonymous sources, the opposition has claimed the death of two men is linked to the ruling party; police have denied that the shooting was political. 

Armenian opposition dismantles tents on central Yerevan square

Protesters had set up an encampment in France Square over a month ago, vowing to remain until Nikol Pashinyan resigned.

Armenia’s opposition appeals to Lavrov

Opposition leaders insisted any agreement with the current authorities was ‘null and void’.

Protesters clash with Police outside Armenian PM’s residence

Multiple injuries have been reported as protesters threw rocks at police who deployed stun grenades and batons.

‘Disproportionate force’ from Armenian police as clashes with protesters continue

The latest clashes happened when protesters tried to storm a government administration building. 

Charles Michel: Pashinyan-Aliyev meeting ‘frank and productive’ 

Details about whatever agreements the Armenian and Azerbaijani leaders reached have remained scant. 

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