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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.

Parents of Armenian prisoners of war hold overnight protest

Relatives of Armenian captives held in Azerbaijan were demanding a meeting with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.

Lachin residents given 20 days to leave homes ahead of Azerbaijan handover

Residents of Lachin and Aghavno blocked the road to protest their impending displacement.

Pashinyan raises questions about Russian peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh

The comments come a day after deadly clashes left two soldiers from Nagorno-Karabakh dead.

Deadly clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh

At least three soldiers are dead with Azerbaijan reportedly employing drones to strike positions in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Trans woman attacked by member of far-right group in Yerevan

Police launched an investigation into the attack, which was filmed and published online. 

Tensions flare in Nagorno-Karabakh

Clashes were reported on Monday in Nagorno-Karabakh amidst calls for calm from Armenian authorities and denials from Azerbaijan.

Russian couple apologises for shooting porn in Erebuni Fortress

Stanislav Mametov, who shot the video with his wife, said they did not intend to insult Armenians.

Armenia bars entry of diaspora leader over an ‘attack’ on PM

French-Armenian Mourad Papazian had reportedly attacked Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s motorcade in France.

Armenian opposition figure accused of hiring protestors released on bail

Avetik Chalabyan is accused of offering bribes to students to take part in anti-government protests. 

Yerevan City Hall to blast musical alarm every morning

The Mayor of Yerevan announced plans to play music from the City Hall’s clock tower every morning.

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