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Ani Avetisyan

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

Armenia refuses CSTO Deputy Secretary General term

Armenia’s Foreign Ministry has confirmed that the country is refusing to send a representative to serve as Deputy Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation.

Nagorno-Karabakh claims Azerbaijan offered ‘integration’ or ‘tougher measures’

Nagorno-Karabakh’s President said that Azerbaijan had threatened ‘tougher and more drastic steps’ if Nagorno-Karabakh did not agree to integration with Azerbaijan. 

Nagorno-Karabakh appoints former prosecutor as State Minister

Gurgen Nersisyan was appointed to replace the billionaire Russian-Armenian Ruben Vardanyan, who was sacked a week ago.

Stepanakert and Baku meet following Vardanyan’s dismissal

Their representatives discussed the closure of the Lachin Corridor and Nagorno-Karabakh’s energy crisis.

Ruben Vardanyan sacked as state minister of Nagorno-Karabakh 

The Russian–Armenian billionaire was only appointed State Minister last November.

ICJ orders Azerbaijan to unblock Lachin Corridor

The Lachin Corridor has been blocked by Azerbaijanis claiming to be eco-activists since December 2022.

Russia slams EU monitoring mission in Armenia

Moscow has accused the EU of undermining Russia’s influence in the region.

Aliyev: any mention of Nagorno-Karabakh in peace deal is unacceptable

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev made the statement after taking part in a joint panel with Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in Munich.

Families evicted from former Armenian Defence Ministry HQ

The Yerevan Police reportedly evicted over 150 families from the building ahead of renovation.

Armenia’s Foreign Minister makes ‘historic’ visit to Turkey

The visit came after Armenia sent aid to Turkey via the land border that had been closed for three decades.