Republican Party of Armenia

 A Pyrrhic victory in Yerevan?

A Pyrrhic victory in Yerevan?

Understanding Armenia’s one party dominance

Armenian Constitutional Court considers claim on revision of election results

Armenian Constitutional Court considers claim on revision of election results

The Constitutional Court of Armenia started considering the claim of the 'Armenian National Congress - People's Party of Armenia' on revision of the results of the parliamentary elections on April 2, the head of the ANC faction …

Voter bribery is important lever for influencing conduct of elections in Armenia

Voter bribery is important lever for influencing conduct of elections in Armenia

There are all the necessary prerequisites for the ruling RPA to form a one-party government

Armenian ruling party wins parliamentary elections

Armenian ruling party wins parliamentary elections

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan’s ruling Republican Party has won Sunday’s crucial general election,  the Armneian CEC head Tigran Mukuchyan said. According to unofficial results from …

Armenian ruling party leading in elections, data from 64% of polling sites counted

Armenian ruling party leading in elections, data from 64% of polling sites counted

President Serzh Sarksyan's ruling Republican Party appeared to have taken a clear lead in elections in Armenia on Sunday, an exit poll showed after having processed data from 64% of polling stations.. An exit poll put the Republican …

Election silence day on the eve of parliamentary elections in Armenia

Election silence day on the eve of parliamentary elections in Armenia

Today, the ban on the pre-election campaigning came into force in Armenia before the elections to the National Assembly (Parliament) of the country that will be held tomorrow, on April 2. The election campaigning in the country in …

Bribery and violence are main trump cards of Sargsyan#039s party

Bribery and violence are main trump cards of Sargsyan's party

Clashes between political forces, in which the leading role belongs to the ruling party, are becoming increasingly violent

Abrahamyan’s enterprises to undergo inspections - media

Abrahamyan’s enterprises to undergo inspections - media

The Armenian authorities made a decision to launch inspections at the enterprises belonging to the Former Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan after he terminated of his membership to the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, the …

Karapetyan elected first deputy chairman of ruling party

Karapetyan elected first deputy chairman of ruling party

Armenian prime minister Karen Karapetyan was elected the first deputy chairman of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia and the head of the political committee, the Vice-speaker of the National Assembly, Eduard …

Armenia’s Culture Minister joins Republican Party

Armenia’s Culture Minister joins Republican Party

Armenian Minister of Culture Armen Amiryan has joined the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA). In the words of the minister in this way he becomes a part of the prime minister’s team. “I think any …

Abrahamyan officially confirms he#039s leaving ruling party

Abrahamyan officially confirms he's leaving ruling party

Former Prime Minister of Armenia Hovik Abrahamyan announced today the termination of his membership in the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA), Mediamax.am reports. “Announcing termination of my membership in …

Did Sargsyan make Karapetyan join the party?

Did Sargsyan make Karapetyan join the party?

Perhaps Prime Minister suffered a political defeat by joining the Republican Party

Sargsyan re-elected President of RPA

Sargsyan re-elected President of RPA

Serzh Sargsyan has been re-elected President of the Republican Party of Armenia at the 16th convention of the party, Mediamax.am reports. He was the only candidate for that position, for which reason the voting was …

Karapetyan will further head Cabinet should ruling party win election

Karapetyan will further head Cabinet should ruling party win election

In the event that Armenia's ruling Republican Party (RPA) wins the parliamentary election in 2017, Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan will continue heading the government, President of …

 Armenian PM to join RPA

Armenian PM to join RPA

Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan submitted an application for becoming a member of the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA). According to him, this is due to the fact that the President of Armenia, Serzh …

Absurd mosaic of Armenian opposition field

Absurd mosaic of Armenian opposition field

The opposition is not able to resist the ruling party today due to its fragmentation and lack of money

Armenia´s Landmark Electoral Code Curtailed

Armenia´s Landmark Electoral Code Curtailed

The government had realised that the new rules could have had catastrophic consequences

Will there be a national accord government in Armenia?

Will there be a national accord government in Armenia?

Before the elections, the authorities want people to think that something is changing. Moreover, personnel changes should correspond to the president's promise to establish a national accord government.

Armenian opposition and authorities sign mutual agreement statement on Electoral Code

Armenian opposition and authorities sign mutual agreement statement on Electoral Code

The representatives of opposition and governmental forces, who took part in the 4+4+4 format discussions on the Armenian Electoral Code for two days, signed a mutual agreement statement Thursday, NEWS.am reports. The document was signed …

Armenian press review for June 9-15. Politics

Armenian press review for June 9-15. Politics

Adoption of new Tax Code and the fight against monopolies and corruption, associated with it are in the focus of the Armenian press.

Armenia: simulation of fulfillment of international obligations is failing

Armenia: simulation of fulfillment of international obligations is failing

Is the West no longer satisfied with the Armenian authorities?

Republican Party of Armenia considers withdrawal from EEU irrelevant

Republican Party of Armenia considers withdrawal from EEU irrelevant

The ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) doesn’t think that the withdrawal from the EEU is timely, the Armenian National Assembly Deputy Speaker, Hermine Naghdalyan, said after the RPA Executive Body session. …

Armenia announces approximate date of parliamentary elections

Armenia announces approximate date of parliamentary elections

Parliamentary elections in Armenia will be held around the beginning of April of 2017, the head of the permanent commission of the National Assembly (Parliament) of Armenia on State and Legal Affairs, MP from the ruling Republican Party of …

Armenian press review February 25 - March 2

Armenian press review February 25 - March 2

RPA and Dashnaktsutyun coalition, failure of initiative of head of Armenian Union of Russia on establishment of a new political party, visit of Federica Mogherini

Why does the Republican Party agree to establish a coalition with Dashnaktsutyun?

Why does the Republican Party agree to establish a coalition with Dashnaktsutyun?

The ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) seeks to strengthen its position in the upcoming parliamentary elections through the establishment of a coalition with 'Dashnaktsutyun'. It's especially important for RPA in connection with …

Armenian press review (February 18 - 24)

Armenian press review (February 18 - 24)

The coalition of RPA and 'Dashnaktsutyun', personnel changes, Russian gas prices, impoverishment of the population

Armenian Press Review (February 4-10)

Armenian Press Review (February 4-10)

The coalition of the RPA and ARFD, fracturing of ‘Prosperous Armenia’, the new ambassador of Armenia to Russia, rises in prices ...

Armenian press review (January 28 - February 3)

Armenian press review (January 28 - February 3)

Armenian media write about the aggravation of differences between President Serzh Sargsyan and Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan during the negotiations on the establishment of the next ruling coalition

A new coalition in Armenia: a decisive move for the president

A new coalition in Armenia: a decisive move for the president

Is Sargsyan inclined toward forming a coalition before the parliamentary elections in 2017?

RPA doesn#039t plan government reshuffles

RPA doesn't plan government reshuffles

Spokesman for the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, deputy speaker of the National Assembly Eduard Sharmazanov has denied information reported in media about alleged reshuffles in the government. "We …