Armenia ‘has just 26 intensive care beds left for COVID-19 patients'

bne IntelIiNews May 25, 2020

Officials ended lockdown as poor country’s fears of economic damage mounted but they now have a second surge of infections on their hands.

Armenia ends lockdown even as COVID cases spiking

Ani Mejlumyan for Eurasianet May 5, 2020

Armenians are now able to go back to (open-air) bars and restaurants, and all factories are allowed to reopen.

Slump in remittances to be twice as deep in CEE/Eurasia as during Great Recession

bne IntelliNews April 23, 2020

Global remittances are heading for the worst slump in recent history, with the steepest fall forecast for the Europe and Central Asia region, says a World Bank study.

Armenian public TV gutted after showing unguarded premier

Ani Mejlumyan for Eurasianet April 23, 2020

An outtake of Pashinian’s speech has caused heads to roll and the prime minister to lash out at the media—again.

IMF to the rescue

bne IntelliNews April 16, 2020

The stop-shock caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought economies around the world to a screeching halt. 85 countires have turned to the IMF, the lender of last resort, for help