• Research Assistant, Armenia

Ani Mejlumyan

Ani Mejlumyan is a research assistant for Armenia and the broader region at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab and is based in Yerevan, Armenia.

Mejlumyan has over fourteen years of experience in media including investigative and conflict journalism. Mejlumyan has a master’s degree in journalism and media management from the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs.

November 2023

Russian War Report: Russia just lost the most troops in a single battle so far in 2023

by Digital Forensic Research Lab

In Ukriane, fighting over the strategically important town of Avdiivka has led to heavy Russian losses. In Armenia, Russian propaganda is targeting the Armenian government.
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October 2023

Kremlin propagandists fuel anti-government sentiment in Armenia

by Ani Mejlumyan, Sopo Gelava

Russian media and influencers blame Armenian prime minister and the West for the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh while encouraging anti-government protests
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September 2023

Russian War Report: Ukraine’s Black Sea offensive retakes oil rigs near Crimea

by Digital Forensic Research Lab

Ukrainian soldiers board what appears to be the Tavrida oil drilling rig near the waters of Crimea. Russia protests actions by Armenia.
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