protests in Armenia

Protesters block road to Armenia gold deposit

Dozens of protesters in Armenia blocked a road to the country's largest gold deposit near the Sotq town, GeoProMining Gold company, which is engaged in mining of precious metals in the republic, said. "From May 17 to 18, …

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Armenian PM asks citizens to stop protests

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has asked his country fellows to stop all protests and actions of civil disobedience.  Pashinyan explained that the nation-wide protests he had spearheaded in April and early …

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Yerevan protesters reach Prime Minister's residence

Taxi drivers have blocked part of the central Baghramyan Avenue in front of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s residence, demanding that traffic police annul all fines imposed on them for traffic offences. …

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Second 'velvet revolution' starts in Yerevan

A group of protesters have stormed the city administration building in Yerevan, demanding Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan step down. The protesters are attempting to enter the mayor’s room, a number of city hall …

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Protesters demand Yerevan mayor’s resignation

A protest is being held outside the Yerevan Municipality building, in the capital city of Armenia. According to the respective press release by the initiative group of this demonstration, they demand the resignation of Yerevan mayor …

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Sargsyan to stay in Armenia

Ex-President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan will not leave the country, the President of the Republic Armen Sarkisyan said. "We met several days ago, had a cup of tea and discussed the internal …

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Velvet revolution reaches Armenian villages

Heads of village administrations and councils of elders of Armenian regions actively support protests against self-nomination of former President Serzh Sargsyan to the post of Prime Minister, led by the leader of the Yelk …

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Pashinyan urges protesters to unbock roads

The head of the Armenian opposition party Yelk, leader of the protest movement, Nikol Pashinyan, urged his supporters to unblock all roads in the country at 16:00 Moscow time to allow the demonstrators to attend the evening …

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General strike paralyzes life of Yerevan

Protests resumed in Armenia this morning after the parliament rejected opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan as the prime minister. Several hundreds of students blocked the central streets in Armenia’s capital of Yerevan and …

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Protesters in Yerevan blocking road to airport

The protesters in Yerevan are blocking the road leading to the Yerevan airport "Zvartnots."  Judging by the video footage, the road is blocked on both sides. Police persuaded the protesters to open the road, RIA Novosti …

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