Protesters holding huge Armenian flag on Republic Square during a rally in Yerevan, Armenia. 22 April 2018. Editorial credit: Kacper K awecki /


Armenia is in the midst of a significant transition following mass antigovernment protests and elections in 2018 that forced out an entrenched political elite. The new government has pledged to deal with long-standing problems including systemic corruption, opaque policymaking, a flawed electoral system, and weak rule of law.

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Freedom in the World — Armenia Country Report

Armenia is rated Partly Free in Freedom in the World, Freedom House's annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.

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Freedom on the Net — Armenia Country Report

Armenia is rated Free in Freedom on the Net, Freedom House's comprehensive study of internet freedom around the globe.

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Nations in Transit - Armenia Country Report

Categorized as a Semi-Consolidated Authoritarian regime, Armenia receives a Democracy Percentage of 33 out of 100 in the Nations in Transit 2020 report.

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