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Food Prices Rise Amid Talk of Civil Unrest.


Food prices spike in Armenia following talk of social unrest. Will the authorities take action?



Sugar prices rose 20% today in most food stores following a 10% price-increase for dairy products yesterday and earlier rises for flour and bread in January.


Prices for natural gas are also set to rise this spring, resulting in a further price rise for a range of related products and services, from food to transportation and utilities.


This comes at a time when the Armenian opposition is talking social unrest, encouraged by revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia.


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