Armenian Dram reacts to Government’s actions, strengthens sharply

Armenia - A schoolboy walks past a currency exchange sign in Yerevan, 17Dec2014.

Armenia – A schoolboy walks past a currency exchange sign in Yerevan, 17Dec2014.

The Armenian dram strengthened against the U.S. dollar by 16 percent on Thursday after weeks of depreciation that accelerated dramatically earlier this week amid turmoil in Russia’s currency market, RFE/RL reports. Continue reading

55% of Armenians support country’s membership in Eurasian Economic Union

According to the Caucasus Barometer 2013, 55% of Armenians support Armenia's joining the Eurasian Economic Union.

According to the Caucasus Barometer 2013, 55% of Armenians support Armenia’s joining the Eurasian Economic Union.

According to the Caucasus Barometer 2013, 55% of Armenians support Armenia’s joining the Eurasian Economic Union. More importantly, only 13% are against it. Continue reading

Dream Job

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The Traffic Controller of one of Yerevan's Minibus Routes at his office

The Traffic Controller of one of Yerevan’s Minibus Routes at his office


“What do you do all day?” I asked.
“Sit around, smoke and drink coffee,” the traffic controller on one of Yerevan’s minibus routes chuckled back to me.