Follow RT for the latest news and reports from Armenia. It is a sovereign state in the South Caucasus, Eurasia, whose capital and largest city is Yerevan. Armenia has an ancient culture heritage which dates back to 860 BC. Armenia was the first country in the world to adopt Christianity as an official religion. Visit RT historical and cultural news. Since the collapse of the USSR, Armenia's economy has suffered frequent crises, and is heavily reliant on investment from the Armenian diaspora – get the latest news on economy and finance. Armenia is a member of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), the Council of Europe, and other organizations. Visit RT.com on cooperation between Armenia and other countries. Moreover, there have been numerous protests. The most known was Electric Yerevan in 2015 – find information and news on that one – as well as on the recent protests of 2018 happening all over Armenia, which led to Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan's resignation.