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Video | Year two of the Armenian revolution

A year of growing struggle over the meaning and legacy of the Velvet Revolution.

Video | Year two of the Armenian revolution

A year of growing struggle over the meaning and legacy of the Velvet Revolution.

Former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan indicted for corruption

Sargsyan is accused of embezzling around ֏490 million ($1 million) as part of a programme of state fuel subsidies to farmers in 2013. 

Former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan indicted for corruption

Sargsyan is accused of embezzling around ֏490 million ($1 million) as part of a programme of state fuel subsidies to farmers in 2013. 

Pashinyan criticised for secretly doubling salaries of government ministers

The Armenian Prime Minister ordered the salary increase back in July 2018. 

Pashinyan criticised for secretly doubling salaries of government ministers

The Armenian Prime Minister ordered the salary increase back in July 2018. 

Pashinyan joined by Rouhani and Putin at Eurasian Economic Union summit in Yerevan

Eight heads of state visited the Armenian capital including Russian President Vladimir Putin, it was his first visit to Armenia since the Velvet Revolution.

Pashinyan joined by Rouhani and Putin at Eurasian Economic Union summit in Yerevan

Eight heads of state visited the Armenian capital including Russian President Vladimir Putin, it was his first visit to Armenia since the Velvet Revolution.

Mutual recriminations follow resignation of Armenia’s security chief

It is the biggest row within the inner circle of Armenia’s post-revolutionary administration to date. 

Mutual recriminations follow resignation of Armenia’s security chief

It is the biggest row within the inner circle of Armenia’s post-revolutionary administration to date. 

Opinion | Competitive politics is returning to Nagorno-Karabakh

The Velvet Revolution sent shock waves through Nagorno-Karabakh, and the old regime may not recover.

Opinion | Competitive politics is returning to Nagorno-Karabakh

By Tigran Grigoryan

The Velvet Revolution sent shock waves through Nagorno-Karabakh, and the old regime may not recover.

Opinion | Queer rights are being weaponised by Armenia’s counter-revolutionaries

In a last-ditch attempt to regain support, Armenia’s corrupt former ruling class have joined with an odious crew of far-right and homophobic forces.

Opinion | Queer rights are being weaponised by Armenia’s counter-revolutionaries

By Anna Zhamakochyan

In a last-ditch attempt to regain support, Armenia’s corrupt former ruling class have joined with an odious crew of far-right and homophobic forces.

Interview | Gevorg Gorgisyan: ‘We will prevent the authorities from turning away from the values of the revolution’

The Bright Armenia Party’s parliamentary faction secretary Gevorg Gorgisyan says their mission has been and remains to keep the ruling party in check.

Interview | Gevorg Gorgisyan: ‘We will prevent the authorities from turning away from the values of the revolution’

The Bright Armenia Party’s parliamentary faction secretary Gevorg Gorgisyan says their mission has been and remains to keep the ruling party in check.

Opinion | Pashinyan’s neoliberal reforms risk undermining the values of the revolution

Armenia’s economic reforms should address the needs and expectations of the people who made the Velvet Revolution possible.

Opinion | Pashinyan’s neoliberal reforms risk undermining the values of the revolution

By Samson Martirosyan

Armenia’s economic reforms should address the needs and expectations of the people who made the Velvet Revolution possible.

‘The Police are Ours!’ — Armenia’s revolutionary police reform at a crossroads

While police reforms have made a dent in corruption, calls to take on the force’s reputation for brutality appear to have so far fallen on deaf ears.

‘The Police are Ours!’ — Armenia’s revolutionary police reform at a crossroads

By Anna Bianca Roach

While police reforms have made a dent in corruption, calls to take on the force’s reputation for brutality appear to have so far fallen on deaf ears.

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