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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.

Outcry after Kevin Spacey named ‘guest of honour’ at Yerevan’s Golden Apricot Festival

Kevin Spacey has been accused of over 50 instances of sexual misconduct since 2017 — including against a 14-year-old.

Armenian court staff go on strike 

The court’s staff say the government backed down on promises to raise their salaries.

Armenia floats ceasefire monitoring mechanism as Azerbaijan continues accusations

Yerevan’s offer came in the wake of a series of accusations of ceasefire violations from Baku.

Armenian Constitutional Reforms Council ‘unaware’ of decree to draft new constitution

The decision, signed at the end of May, went unnoticed by some members of the council.  

Russia lashes out at French arms sales to Armenia

Russia has for the last few years been falling behind on delivering arms to its ally Armenia.

Armenia purchases French CAESAR artillery systems

The French  Minister of the Armed Forces called it a ‘New important milestone’.

Pashinyan accused of hate speech towards Nagorno-Karabakh Armenians

Former Human Rights Defenders of Nagorno-Karabakh and Armenia have condemned what they called ‘hate speech’ by the Prime Minister.

Armenian taxi company raided after anti-government post

The company’s founder had called on people to attend anti-government protests in Yerevan. 

Armenia denies repeated Azerbaijani claims of clashes on border

Baku has repeatedly accused Armenia of opening fire on the border.

Armenia and Belarus recall ambassadors in diplomatic row

Leaked documents reportedly also showed Belarus’ military support to Azerbaijan.