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.

Armenia’s former Defence Minister arrested, charged with embezzlement 

Davit Tonoyan who served as Defence Minister during the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War is accused of embezzling about $4.7 million. 

Armenia marks anniversary of Second Nagorno-Karabakh War

Armenian officials have said that the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict will not end until the question of status for the disputed region is settled.

Opinion | Taking stock one year after the war 

OC Media’s Armenia and Azerbaijan correspondents give personal reflections on the anniversary of the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War. 

Criminal case opened for ‘insulting’ Facebook comment on Pashinyan photo

According to Armenian police, the case was initiated ‘without a complaint of the presumably injured party՛․

Armenia takes Azerbaijan to the International Court of Justice

Armenia’s application includes complaints of alleged ethnic discrimination against Armenians going back decades. 

Hunger striker from Yerevan’s Phys-Gorodok stops drinking water

Hayk Harutyunyan is one of a number of local residents protesting the construction of a new 12-storey highrise in the Yerevan neighbourhood.

New Armenian law would exempt high-ranking officials from vaccines and mandatory tests 

High-level government officials, however, will be allowed to forgo vaccination and regular PCR tests.

Azerbaijan levies duties on vehicles going through Armenia’s Goris-Kapan road

Azerbaijani border guards have been applying customs duties and searching Iranian vehicles as they cross through the portion of the Goris-Kapan road under Azerbaijani control. 

Armenia and Azerbaijan exchange prisoners

Two Armenian soldiers captured near the southern border were exchanged for an Azerbaijani soldier who entered a house in Martakert.

Armenia’s former Prosecutor General arrested for alleged corruption

Aghvan Hovsepyan is charged with money laundering, receiving bribes and embezzlement. 

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