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.

Armenia moves to arrest several ex-POWs 

Five of the soldiers who were captured by Azerbaijan on 16 November have been charged with ‘violating the rules of duty’.

Parents rally after Armenian parliamentary speaker says POWs ‘no longer exist’ for him

The parents of POWs have held an ongoing rally in front of the government building since the comments were made public.

Armenia opposition aides claim they were ‘attacked’ by ruling party MPs

The opposition has claimed that the three aides were purposefully lured to the office of a deputy speaker of parliament where they were attacked.

Armenia-Azerbaijan ministers’ meeting cancelled, POWs exchanged for mine maps

That same weekend an Armenian resident of Nagorno-Karabakh was killed by Azerbaijani troops.

Armenia’s ruling party wins big in largest municipal elections since 2016

Civil Contract won in two-thirds of municipalities, though not without some major upsets along the way.

Armenia: Get the jab or pay up

Unvaccinated public and private sector employees will be mandated to take a PCR test every week, which they will have to pay for out-of-pocket.

Pashinyan: Azerbaijan did not demand ‘corridor’ at working level  

Pashinyan made the statement during his first press conference since the end of the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War.

Armenia’s ex-president Serzh Sargsyan faces new criminal charges

After facing charges of embezzlement and misuse of state aircraft, Sargsyan is now accused of taking bribes.

Armenia reports soldier death on border

Armenian authorities have reported the 19-year-old was killed by Azerbaijani fire,  Azerbaijani authorities have denied the claim. 

Pashinyan and Aliyev to meet in December

The leaders will meet in Brussels during the EU Eastern Partnership Summit.

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