Ani Avetisyan

Ani is a seasoned journalist and fact-checker. Open-source investigations and data visualisation are her passions.

Armenian TV regulator pulls six channels off air for missing broadcast fees

Pro-government channels numbered among those that were taken off the air.

Thousands rally in Stepanakert against blockade

The region is facing fuel and food shortages, as well as a complete block on humanitarian aid.

Journalist ‘attacked by Interior Ministry employees’ in Nagorno-Karabakh

The CivilNet journalist said he was attacked shortly after filming a protest in Stepanakert. 

Azerbaijan blocks Red Cross access to Nagorno-Karabakh 

The move has placed Nagorno-Karabakh under a full blockade, with no supply of food or fuel to the region. 

Food shortages and fear as peacekeepers refused entry to Nagorno-Karabakh 

Food and fuel shortages in the region have intensified since Russian peacekeepers were blocked from entering in June. 

Azerbaijani state media warns of ‘inevitable’ military operation in Nagorno-Karabakh

Azerbaijani state media has in recent days made increasingly frequent mentions of a possible new military operation in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Nagorno-Karabakh calls for negotiations to halt after four killed

Four soldiers were killed on Wednesday morning, the largest recent death toll in increasingly frequent ceasefire accusations. 

Azerbaijan restores Red Cross access to Nagorno-Karabakh

Ten days after all traffic was blocked, access to the region was restored for the International Committee of the Red Cross. 

Nagorno-Karabakh again faces shortages as Azerbaijan closes Lachin Corridor 

The authorities in Nagorno-Karabakh have warned of looming shortages of critical supplies after traffic along the Lachin Corridor was closed by Azerbaijan.

Leading Armenian opposition figure detained on embezzlement charges

Armen Ashotyan, the deputy president of Armenia’s former ruling party, was refused exit from Armenia and detained.