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Raffi Elliott

Raffi Elliott is a Canadian-Armenian political risk analyst and journalist based in Yerevan, Armenia. As a correspondent for the Mirror-Spectator, his focus is socioeconomic, political, business and diplomatic issues in Armenia.
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YEREVAN – With the ceasefire which ended the bloody Second Artsakh War marking its first anniversary on November 9, Armenians are adjusting to a new reality. The past twelve months have witnessed political turbulence, stemming from the[...]

YEREVAN – The Armenian capital hosted the Digitec information technology expo over the weekend. The event, which was held on the weekend of October 29 through 31 at the Hamalir, brought together some of the biggest names in the local[...]

YEREVAN – Armenia marks two historically significant anniversaries this week: thirty years of independence from the USSR on Tuesday, September 21, and the start of last year’s Azerbaijani invasion, on September 27. September 21 marks[...]

As I watched footage of Taliban fighters entering the vacant presidential palace in Kabul from my living room in Yerevan on Sunday, August 17, swiping through my smartphone, I came across a post on the r/armenia subreddit entitled: “What[...]