Armenia audit finds no grounds for criminal prosecution of gold miner Lydian

bne IntelliNews August 15, 2019

Toronto-listed company’s site has been blockaded for months by protesters arguing mining will pose a threat to water resources.

Yerevan starts tackling politically charged rubbish disposal issue

bne IntelliNews July 26, 2019

Yerevan residents are furious about the piles of smelly trash in their city, but operator Sanitek says it's the fault of protesters who burned its bins.

Armenians remain optimistic about the future and pleased with their government, poll shows

Ben Aris in Berlin July 10, 2019

Results of a poll by the International Republican Institute indicate a strong popular mandate for the new government to press on with reforms.

Iranian Guardian Council clears EEU temporary free trade agreement

bne IntelliNews June 30, 2019

Iran’s top legal vetting committee, the Guardian Council, has confirmed the bill of temporary agreement for launching a free trade agreement between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), according to Mehr News Agency on June 27.

CAUCASUS BLOG: Mkhitaryan hoo-ha a reminder that few people usually give a damn about sportswashing

bne IntelliNews May 28, 2019

Absence of Armenian midfield star hangs over tonight’s Europa League final in Azerbaijan but the outrage will quickly fizzle out.