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Ani Avetisyan

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

Armenia and Azerbaijan exchange fire ahead of key talks in Brussels

Five people were reportedly injured and one killed as the two countries’ leaders prepare to meet in Brussels.

Energy crisis looms in Nagorno-Karabakh as reservoir levels fall

Following gas and electricity cuts, the region has become increasingly dependent on the Sarsang reservoir for hydroelectric power.

Armenia–Azerbaijan peace deal ‘within reach’, Blinken says

The US Secretary of State said that progress has been made ‘despite differences on key issues’ between Yerevan and Baku.

Turkey closes its airspace to Armenia

It comes in response to the unveiling of a statue dedicated to Operation Nemesis, a campaign to assassinate perpetrators of the Armenian Genocide.

Armenia and Azerbaijan discuss ‘ethnic minorities’ and ‘normalisation’ in Washington

The high-level US-mediated talks will reportedly last for four days and discuss a possible peace deal.

Nagorno-Karabakh residents ‘tricked’ into passing Azerbaijani checkpoint

According to the authorities in Stepanakert, Russian peacekeepers had told residents they would not be subject to Azerbaijani inspection.

Azerbaijani ‘eco-protest’ ends after checkpoint installed on Lachin Corridor

The eco-activists reportedly said they were ‘very happy with the establishment of a border control mechanism’.

The villages of the Lachin Corridor face ‘double blockade’ 

With ‘eco-activists’ blocking one side and an Azerbaijani checkpoint on the other, four villages in the Lachin Corridor are cut off from all sides.

‘An attack on the clubbing community’: popular Yerevan club raided by police

Poligraf, a prominent nightclub in central Yerevan, has been stormed by police in a reported drug bust.

PACE rapporteur seeks to visit Lachin corridor

The move followed the installation of a checkpoint by Azerbaijan on the Lachin corridor.