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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.

Blinken ‘warns’ US lawmakers of possible Azerbaijani attack on Armenia

According to Politico, the US Secretary of State told US lawmakers that Azerbaijan might invade southern Armenia ‘in coming weeks’. 

Critic of Yerevan authorities ‘attacked’ day before new mayor was elected

Activist Artur Chakhoyan said he was beaten and attacked with a knife over his criticism of the government.

Ruling party secures Yerevan mayorship despite underperforming in elections

Yerevan’s City Council has elected Tigran Avinyan as mayor.

The last bus out of Nagorno-Karabakh

With the exodus of Nagorno-Karabakh over, many of those forced to start new lives from scratch reflect on what — and who — they have left behind.

Azerbaijan arrests former presidents and parliamentary speaker of Nagorno-Karabakh

Azerbaijan has detained a total of eight former and acting officials from Nagorno-Karabakh. 

Armenia ratifies Rome Statute despite Russian warnings

The Kremlin warned that Armenia's ratification of the treaty would have ‘negative consequences for bilateral relations’.

UN mission arrives to empty streets in Nagorno-Karabakh 

Over 100,000 people, most of the region’s population, have fled to Armenia.

Nagorno-Karabakh Republic to dissolve by January 2024

President Samvel Shahramanyan has signed a decree ordering the dissolution of the government by 1 January.

US calls for international observers as population of Nagorno-Karabakh flees

Around 40% of the region’s population has already left, with heavy traffic reported on the road leading to Armenia.