armenian crisis

Armenia's population trapped in debts

For many families in Armenia the New Year has long ceased to be a holiday but a heavy burden. Armenian media note that in conditions where about a third of the country’s population live in poverty, people’s attempt to properly celebrate the New Year turns into a huge headache.
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Risk of new armed uprising remains high in Armenia

The recent report “Caucasian Barometer 2017” of the Caucasus Research Resource Center-Armenia has showed that from state and public institutions, only the army and the church have the greatest influence in this country – 78 and 74 percent respectively. In contrast, there is a total distrust of the Armenian authorities.
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Who are 191,000 migrants in Armenia?

This week, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) compiled a summary report on the number of migrants around the world. It says that there are 191,000 migrants living in Armenia, or 6.5 percent of the country’s total population. Such figures must have surprised the Armenians themselves.
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