The Matritsa narrow-gauge railway is crucial to the survival of some villages in the Caucasus Mountains. They take it to school or to visit the doctor, and use it to haul loads. There are no roads in the area.
Con artists have tricked hundreds of young Nigerians into traveling to Russia thinking they'd become professional footballers. Alas, when they arrive, their hopes are dashed and they find themselves with nowhere to go.
Street protests have forced the resignation of Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan just days after he took up the post. The rapid turn of events could shake up Russia's interests in the region.
Opposition protest leader Nikol Pashinian has said he wants to become prime minister. It's unclear if he will get support from parliament where the Republican Party has a majority.
It's surprising how quickly Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan gave in to pressure from the streets and resigned. After such fast-paced change, it is not clear where the country is headed, says DW's Miodrag Soric.
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