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,
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Armenian AMD vs USD Exchange Rate output from Walfram Alpha
Armenia’s national currency, the Armenian Dram lost about 10 percent of its value overnight.
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
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.
There’s sadness and troubled faces in Armenia’s banks, post-offices and around electronic payment terminals.
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