Marut Vanyan

Marut Vanyan is a freelance journalist based in Stepanakert, Nagorno-Karabakh. He has worked in journalism since 2015.

‘Bread is all we have’: Nagorno-Karabakh’s population faces threat of starvation

As medical crises mount and stockpiled foods run out, Nagorno-Karabakh’s condition appears increasingly to be life-threatening. 

Food shortages and fear as peacekeepers refused entry to Nagorno-Karabakh 

Food and fuel shortages in the region have intensified since Russian peacekeepers were blocked from entering in June. 

The villages of the Lachin Corridor face ‘double blockade’ 

With ‘eco-activists’ blocking one side and an Azerbaijani checkpoint on the other, four villages in the Lachin Corridor are cut off from all sides.

Plastic flowers at a funeral: small-town life under blockade

In the town of Chartar, in Nagorno-Karabakh, some local residents feel doubly cut off.

Nagorno-Karabakh rallies amid blockade

Tens of thousands gathered in Stepanakert on Sunday to demand that the Lachin Corridor be reopened. 

Nagorno-Karabakh under siege

With their lifeline to Armenia and the world cut off, some in Nagorno-Karabakh fear a looming humanitarian catastrophe.

Thousands rally in Nagorno-Karabakh over fears for region’s future

The demonstration in Stepanakert was the largest in recent memory.

Protests break out in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh

Protests have erupted in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh over what appears to be a miscommunication by Pashinyan regarding a possible peace deal with Azerbaijan.