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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.

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.