Arshaluys Barseghyan

Arshaluys has been a journalist since 2016, previously focusing on fact-checking and open-source investigations. As a journalist, her primary focus was on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, politics, and social and gender issues. She is also a close observer of the media environment of Armenia, as well as an advocate of fact-checking and media literacy.

Armenia’s parliamentary speaker: Armenia should seek EU candidacy

Alen Simonyan has stated that Armenia should ‘definitely’ be granted membership of the European Union.

Armenia detains ‘lost’ Azerbaijani soldier

Unconfirmed media reports suggest that he was accompanied by another Azerbaijani soldier who evaded capture.

US sanctions Russian company operating Armenia’s largest mines

GeoProMining is reportedly owned by a Russian family with close ties to Putin.

Pashinyan: Armenia has ‘frozen’ its participation in the CSTO

The Armenian Prime Minister cited the Russia-led security bloc’s failure to come to Armenia’s defence against Azerbaijani attacks.

Azerbaijani blogger detained and released in Moscow for ‘war crimes’ 

Kamil Zeynalli was detained after Armenia placed him on an international wanted list on charges of murder. 

Russian border guards obstructed EU mission in Armenia

Russian border guards blocked European observers from entering a region in southern Armenia where conflict took place last week.

Bank of Georgia to acquire Armenia’s Ameriabank for $304 million

The sale has raised eyebrows in Armenia, with some speculating it could be going ahead without the approval of shareholder Ruben Vardanyan. 

Pashinyan and Aliyev meet at Munich Security Conference

The two leaders had their first direct talks in over seven months on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference.

Anger and grief as Russians in Armenia and Georgia mourn Navalny’s death

Russia’s prison service announced Navalny had died in prison earlier on Friday.

Pashinyan warns Azerbaijan seeks ‘full-scale war’

Earlier this week, four Armenian soldiers were killed on the border.