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Voice | ‘My family urged me to return to Armenia; but I decided to stay in China’

When the coronavirus hit, Emma Petrosyan, 28, from Alaverdi, chose to stay in China, the country she has lived and worked in for a year and a half.

Voice | ‘My family urged me to return to Armenia; but I decided to stay in China’

When the coronavirus hit, Emma Petrosyan, 28, from Alaverdi, chose to stay in China, the country she has lived and worked in for a year and a half.

Voice | ‘I have a child, a house, and a business, why on earth would I wash your socks?’

Keti Tomeishvili, 48, from Vani, spent 14 years working abroad to support her family, before coming home and starting a successful business.

Voice | ‘I have a child, a house, and a business, why on earth would I wash your socks?’

Keti Tomeishvili, 48, from Vani, spent 14 years working abroad to support her family, before coming home and starting a successful business.

Chechnya to punish ‘spreading rumours’ about food quality

Reports have spread on social media that Chinese farmers working in Chechnya are using harmful pesticides in order to harm Chechen people.

Chechnya to punish ‘spreading rumours’ about food quality

Reports have spread on social media that Chinese farmers working in Chechnya are using harmful pesticides in order to harm Chechen people.

Living in an ‘enemy land’: the Armenian women working abroad

Low pay and high unemployment have led many Armenian women to seek work abroad, to Russia and even Turkey — a country many consider an ‘enemy land’.

Living in an ‘enemy land’: the Armenian women working abroad

By Armine Avetisyan

Low pay and high unemployment have led many Armenian women to seek work abroad, to Russia and even Turkey — a country many consider an ‘enemy land’.

Armenia’s seasonal children

With Armenia’s soaring labour migration rates, working-age men have become a rare sight in many villages.

Armenia’s seasonal children

By Armine Avetisyan

With Armenia’s soaring labour migration rates, working-age men have become a rare sight in many villages.

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