Territory in northwest Asia, ruled since 1991 by the Hayastani Hanrapetut'yun


Armenia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Armenia (Armenian: Հայաստան Hayastan), officially the Republic of Armenia (Հայաստանի Հանրապետություն, Hayastani Hanrapetut’yun), is a landlocked, mountainous country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, the de facto independent Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and Azerbaijan to the east, and Iran and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan to the south. ..."

Measures of Freedom

Armenia | Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2016
2016: Status: Partly Free, Aggregate Score: 46, Political Rights: 5, Civil Liberties: 4
"Corruption, constitutional reform, and a troubled geopolitical environment continued to present challenges to Armenia in 2015. A planned increase in electricity prices spurred mass protests in Yerevan and other cities beginning in May. Police met the protests with violence on several occasions, injuring and detaining participants as well as journalists who were covering the events."
Human Freedom Index [PDF], The Human Freedom Index 2016
2014: 7.32, Rank: 55, Personal Freedom: 6.92, Economic Freedom: 7.71, Democracy Index: 3.69
Level of Economic Freedom, Economic Freedom of the World
2014: 7.71, Rank: 18