by David Stepanyan
As anticipated, the authorities in power made an unpleasant surprise for us, ordinary citizens, immediately after elections. This time, they surprised us with news on upcoming gas price hike for Armenia. Given the heavy social and economic situation in the country that has been deteriorating over the last years, the upcoming gas price hike will affect all the sectors of public life, starting from economy up to environment.
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