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Poverty-stricken Armenians pin hopes on new government

The World Bank says almost 30 percent of Armenians live below the poverty line.

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Armenians living in poverty are hoping the recent political upheaval will bring improvements to their lives.

Decades of financial crisis and corruption since post-Soviet independence have left a third of the population without jobs.

Al Jazeera’s Natasha Ghoneim reports from Metsamor, Armenia.


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