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Ani Avetisyan

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

Azerbaijanis ‘bar Nagorno-Karabakh residents’ from crossing Lachin Corridor

A group of 27 Nagorno-Karabakh residents accompanied by Russian peacekeepers were reportedly prevented from entering the region.

Lachin corridor route changed amid blockade

A change to the route of the Lachin corridor has been implemented, with a route bypassing the town of Lachin connected to a new section of road near Armenia’s border.

Russia ‘criticises’ Armenia’s International Criminal Court ratification

TASS cited a source from the Russian Foreign Ministry as warning of ‘extremely negative consequences’ if the ratification went ahead.

Azerbaijan ‘breaches line of contact’ seizing positions in Nagorno-Karabakh

The Azerbaijani Defence Ministry said they were taking ‘urgent measures’ to prevent the alleged construction of a road bypassing the Lachin corridor.

‘There will be a peace treaty’, announces Pashinyan

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan made public statements both promising a peace treaty and accusing Azerbaijan of instigating conflict on Thursday.

Fears grow of new war between Armenia and Azerbaijan 

Growing tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan and in Nagorno-Karabakh have led to fears that a new escalation, or full-scale war, may be inevitable.

Mayor of Yerevan resigns

Pashinyan ally Tigran Avinyan will be Civil Contract’s candidate in municipal elections scheduled for autumn.

Week of ceasefire violations in Nagorno-Karabakh as tensions mount

Tensions have increased since a deadly clash on 5 March, leading to fears of a new escalation in the region.

Former Armenian Deputy Health Minister arrested over alleged COVID embezzlement

Eleven people have been detained, including the current deputy mayor of Yerevan.