protests in Armenia

Antarctica joins March against Trump

Antarctica joins March against Trump

The Women’s March against the new US president Donald Trump, which was held today around the world, was held in Antarctica as well. The event organizers have published the photos  on their official Twitter page. …

 Employees of Nairit plant hold protest rally in Yerevan

Employees of Nairit plant hold protest rally in Yerevan

Former employees of the rubber plant Nairit shut down a central Yerevan highway on Thursday morning as a sign of protest against unpaid salaries. The crowd demands the salary debts be paid along with the due fines and duties. Policemen …

Thousand of pro-refugees protest in London

Thousand of pro-refugees protest in London

Around 20,000 pro-refugee demonstrators took to the streets on London on Saturday, according to police, to call on Prime Minister Theresa May to do more to tackle the migrant crisis. Protesters marched down the affluent Park Lane and …

Protesters demand end of TTIP all over Germany

Protesters demand end of TTIP all over Germany

Protesters say the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will lower European standards on food and environmental protection, and could lead to outsourcing and job-losses. Supporters …

Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan resigns after weeks of unrest

Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan resigns after weeks of unrest

The move could pave way for a coalition government

Zhirinovsky: “We would be glad to demand withdrawal of the ambassador from Armenia”

Zhirinovsky: “We would be glad to demand withdrawal of the ambassador from Armenia”

The diplomat wanted the LDPR leader to apologize for his ‘empty and cynical’ statements on Armenia

Why Anti-Corruption Protests Are Rising In Armenia

Why Anti-Corruption Protests Are Rising In Armenia

Double standards in the Armenian legal system have turned public opinion against Sargsyan

Russia#039s Big Gamble for the Black Sea

Russia's Big Gamble for the Black Sea

Putin's schedule of meetings this week sheds some light on Russia's priorities in the coming months

Armenia: Yerevan Gunmen Grab More Hostages at Police Station

Armenia: Yerevan Gunmen Grab More Hostages at Police Station

"Even during the Nagorno-Karabakh war we did not have doctors as prisoners", said Yerevan Clinic Director

Yerevan standoff sparks fears of heavy-handed police action

Yerevan standoff sparks fears of heavy-handed police action

The authorities do not respond adequately to critical situations and try to solve the problem for the benefit of strengthening their own power, human rights activists say

Thousands of people on protest against  Brexit

Thousands of people on protest against Brexit

A protest against Brexit named ‘March for Europe’  has collected several thousand participants in the center of London. The event was organized in the social networks. The inscriptions on …

Security in Baghdad #039under control#039 after Iraq parliament protest, PM says

Security in Baghdad 'under control' after Iraq parliament protest, PM says

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says the security situation in Baghdad is now "under control"', a day after thousands of angry protestors stormed the parliament building calling for political reform. …

Activists in Tbilisi call for no smoking

Activists in Tbilisi call for no smoking

The protest action ‘Do not smoke!’ to be held today in Tbilisi. The Tobacco Control Alliance is an organizer. Participants of the event will require to ban smoking in public places, including …

New Armenia activists hold protest rally in Yerevan

New Armenia activists hold protest rally in Yerevan

Activists of the front of national salvation New Armenia held a protest rally in front of the police building in Yerevan, condemning the beating of a member of New Armenia, Suzy Gevorgyan, and demanding that the police resolve ...

Armenia: how to redirect social frustration to foreign political factors

Armenia: how to redirect social frustration to foreign political factors

The Karabakh conflict is regularly turned into an instrument of achieving internal political goals by the authorities, Gayane Novikova thinks

Protesters on their way to CEC in Yerevan

Protesters on their way to CEC in Yerevan

A protest action against the constitutional reform has started in Yerevan at Freedom Square. Protesters are moving to the Central Election Commission.  "We demand to annul the results of …

March of constitutional reform opponents takes place in Yerevan

March of constitutional reform opponents takes place in Yerevan

Another march of the front of national salvation New Armenia has started in Yerevan. It started with an incident. Before the beginning of the procession the head of the Unified Headquarters of the opposition, Zhirayr Sefilyan …

Bad weather prevents rally opponents of constitutional reforms in Armenia

Bad weather prevents rally opponents of constitutional reforms in Armenia

The next rally of opponents of constitutional reform in Armenia is to take place take place at Liberty Square of Yerevan on November 20th, the organizers of today's protest said ...

20 protesters against constitutional reform in Yerevan detained

20 protesters against constitutional reform in Yerevan detained

20 participants in the protest of the “No” front, which fights against the proposed amendments to the Constitution of Armenia, were detained in Yerevan, the representative of the Armenian National Congress, Aram …

Protest against constitutional reforms starts in Gyumri

Protest against constitutional reforms starts in Gyumri

The first opposition rally protesting against constitutional reforms has started on Gyumri's Theatre Square in Armenia. About 200 people participated in the rally. Gyumri was visited by the ...

Protests in Yerevan against increasing electricity tariffs

Protests in Yerevan against increasing electricity tariffs

An event titled ‘No Robbery!’ is taking place in Yerevan on Marshal Baghramyan Street, where activists are protesting against the increase in electricity tariffs. About 100 people ...

Police disperse protesters in Yerevan

Police disperse protesters in Yerevan

Police in Yerevan have dispersed protesters of the civil movement, "Arise, Armenia!" from the roadway of Tigran Mets Avenue to the sidewalk.  The activists promised to start from July …

Saakashvili advised to return to his dreamlike forest

Saakashvili advised to return to his dreamlike forest

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Another protest against the policy of the governor of the Odessa region, Mikheil Saakashvili, was held in Odessa. The activists of the public movement 'Odessa for a free port!' sent a big balloon, depicting Saakashvili with a tie in his mouth, into the sky.

Water tariffs to remain unchanged in Yerevan

Water tariffs to remain unchanged in Yerevan

Armenia’s Public Services Regulatory Commission has left water tariffs unchanged. On June 29, the Yerevan Djur company sent a letter to the regulatory commission saying it did not insist on a tariff increase. The current water supply and

Demonstrator in Yerevan sews his mouth

Demonstrator in Yerevan sews his mouth

One of the protesters in Yerevan has sewed up his mouth. He can’t eat and speaks with difficulty, but is able to drink water. Also, one of the leaders of the protest action David Sanasaryan continues his hunger

Police break up protest in Yerevan

Police break up protest in Yerevan

Armenian police have broken up a rally on Baghramyan Avenue. “We are currently trying to find out the exact number of detainees and the place they were taken to. Afterwards, we will decide on our further activities,” RIA Novosti cited one of the leaders of the protesters, Maxim Sargsyan, as saying.

Four reasons for failure of electroYerevan

Four reasons for failure of electroYerevan

Why rock music and the beautiful music of Strauss can’t help revive civil initiative

Armenian police demand barricades in Yerevan be removed

Armenian police demand barricades in Yerevan be removed

The Armenian law enforcement bodies intend to resume traffic on the currently-blocked Baghramyan Avenue in Yerevan, and have demanded that the demonstrators remove objects blocking the traffic on the Avenue.

Armenian Police not allowing protesters to step forward

Armenian Police not allowing protesters to step forward

The law enforcement bodies of Armenia are ready to prevent demonstrators, who plan to move a step forward to the barricade on Baghramian Avenue. The conflict began more than two weeks ago in

Are the demonstrators in Yerevan moving from words to deeds?

Are the demonstrators in Yerevan moving from words to deeds?

Social tensions in Armenia have increased due to rising electricity prices. Tonight demonstrators on Avenue Baghramian presented an ultimatum to the country's leadership, which announced byone of the