The Armenian police tried to intimidate activists struggling against the government’s controversial pension reform by making phone calls and paying intimidating visits to photograph their cars after they took part in an automobile demonstration yesterday. Continue reading
There’s sadness and troubled faces in Armenia’s banks, post-offices and around electronic payment terminals. Continue reading
Armenia’s economic freedom score is 68.9 according to the Index of Economic Freedom 2014, making its economy the 41st freest in the world. This annual index and ranking is created by The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal in 1995 to measure the degree of economic freedom in the world’s nations. The question is — does it tell us the full story? Continue reading
RFE/RL Armenian Service Director Harry Tamrazian has discussed the political, social and economic developments in Armenia and the CIS region with Tom de Waal, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment.