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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.

Oligarchs and ex-presidents — who’s in and who’s out in Armenia’s electoral lists?

Polls suggest a two-way race between Pashinyan and Kocharyan, but beyond the party leaders, who is running in each party’s list?

Six Armenian soldiers captured by Azerbaijani forces

Tensions on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border have continued to spiral since 12 May, when Armenia accused Azerbaijan of advancing into their territory.

Armenian soldier killed in ‘clashes along Azerbaijani border’

The incident in Armenia’s Gegharkunik Province represents a further ratcheting of tension along the Armenia–Azerbaijan border.

Proposed agreement on Armenia-Azerbaijan borders sparks protest in Armenia

The leaked agreement proposes the formation of a three-country border commission to oversee the border demarcation between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Border crisis between Armenia and Azerbaijan continues

The United States and France have called on Azerbaijan to withdraw its troops from Armenian territory, while Armenia has threatened to use force.

Armenia reports Azerbaijani troops crossed border

According to Armenian officials, Azerbaijani troops moved their positions 3.5 km into Armenian territory. 

Armenian parliament dissolved paving way for June elections

Snap parliamentary elections will take place on 20 June.

Kocharyan snubs offer of triple alliance of former presidents

Second President Robert Kocharyan claimed the alliance might harm the Homeland  Salvation Movement. 

Nineteen Armenians ‘killed in Azerbaijani captivity’

According to lawyers representing the captives in the European Court of Human Rights, 12 are civilians.

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