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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.

Over 100 injured after police deploy stun grenades against Yerevan protesters

The police used stun grenades to stop the protesters. 

Power of the people: what made Armenia’s Velvet Revolution successful?

Leading figures in Armenia’s Velvet Revolution discuss the factors and strategies that contributed to the movement's success.

Yerevan Synagogue attacked for fourth time in a year

The Jewish community sees the attack coming from outside. 

Pashinyan: ‘we will leave’ Russia-led security pact

The PM said Armenia was yet to decide when to leave, but that there was ‘no other way’, adding that ‘we won’t go back’.

Russia slams Armenia for cutting contributions to CSTO

Russia has insisted Yerevan must meet its financial obligations to the organisation.

Armenian anti-government movement issues 96-hour ultimatum

The Tavush for the Motherland movement set up tents near Parliament demanding the government’s resignation. 

Russia protests Armenian Bucha visit

Armenian authorities hit back after Russia accused them of taking ‘an openly unfriendly step’.

Aliyev: peace treaty ‘impossible’ with Armenia’s current constitution

Armenia’s prime minister had earlier this year called for a new constitution.

Protests continue in Armenia in demand of detainees’ release

Protesters were detained near Foreign Ministry last Friday. 

Ex-president Serzh Sargsyan acquitted in embezzlement case

Sargsyan was accused of embezzling $1.3 million from an agricultural programme.