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Ani Avetisyan

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

Azerbaijan closes Lachin Corridor to install checkpoint

The Russian peacekeeping mission in Nagorno-Karabakh did little to prevent the move. 

Azerbaijani soldier who crossed into Armenia charged with murder

Huseyn Akhundov is alleged to have shot a 56-year-old security guard the day before his detention in Syunik province. 

Azerbaijani flag burnt at championship opening ceremony in Yerevan

Both Armenia and Azerbaijan have launched criminal investigations into the incident.

Second Azerbaijani soldier captured in Armenia

Footage of the soldier being beaten in Armenia has drawn condemnation from both Azerbaijan and Armenia.

Armenia appoints former prosecutor as new human rights defender

Former Deputy Prosecutor General, Anahit Manasyan, was voted through by only MPs from the ruling party.

Deadly clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan near Lachin Corridor

At least seven died and 10 others were injured as both sides traded mutual accusations.

‘Lost’ Azerbaijani soldier detained in Armenia

At least two Azerbaijani soldiers appear to have travelled at least 14 kilometres within Armenia.

Russian deserter detained in Yerevan

Armenian and Russian authorities have remained tight lipped about the arrest of a 23-year-old Russian.

Armenian Parliament speaker ‘apologises’ for spitting on ARF member

Speaker Alen Simonyan spat in the face of Garen Megerdichian, an Armenian Revolutionary Federation member.

Armenia to take part in US-led military drills

The Defence Ministry made the announcement that Armenia would take part in two US-led military drills in Europe in 2023.