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Armenia Politics

Opposition takes long-awaited decisive steps

Opposition supporters call for sitting protests

The leader of Armenia’s largest opposition group Armenian National Congress Levon Ter-Petrossian announced the start of one-week long non-stop rallies today,  in a long awaited decisive move, following days of speculation as to what exactly the opposition will do when they see that the authorities have no intention of returning to dialogue.

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Armenia Economy

Salary growth slows while price index ups to result in lower quality of life

The dynamics of development of price index and salary growth in Armenia in 2011

Digging around the Armenian National Statistical Service today I put together this chart which seems to indicate, that while the salaries haven’t been growing in August, price index on the contrary, has continued to rise.

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Ex-President Robert Kocharian speaks of return to politics


For the first time since leaving his presidential post in April 2008 and departing from the political scene, Armenia’s former President Robert Kocharian has indicated readiness to return to “big politics.”

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