Censorship in Armenia has a long history with variously stringent and lax laws in place at different times.
Censorship in Armenia Wikipedia
The process of democratization of the Soviet Union started with the policy of Glasnost, meaning openness or freedom of speech.
Freedom House has reported multiple issues related to freedom of the press in Armenia. According to their 2013 Freedom of the Press report, Armenia's press freedom status is "not free" and Armenia ranks 57th out of 179 countries world-wide and ranked 4th in the former USSR