From Raffi Elliott

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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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[...]

YEREVAN – The eighth convocation of Armenia’s National Assembly held its first session on Monday, August 2. President Armen Sarkissian officially opened the reconvened parliament which now includes 107 representatives of the three[...]

YERASKH, Armenia – Sporadic armed clashes have reportedly taken place throughout the week between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces both on Armenia’s eastern border with occupied Karvajar and along the Azerbaijani-controlled exclave of[...]

YEREVAN — With 100 percent of ballots being counted as of the morning of Monday, June 21, incumbent Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan is projected to retain a reduced parliamentary majority following a bitterly contested electoral campaign.[...]