Alexander Markarov

What will 2018 be remembered for in Armenia?

2018 will enter the history of Armenia as the year of the change of the elites, the bloodless revolution, due to which the Karabakh clan headed by Serzh Sargsyan and Robert Kocharyan lost power in the republic. The ex-mayor of Yerevan Vahagn …

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Power vacuum in Armenia: parliament dissolved

The Armenian parliament has failed to elect only candidate Nikol Pashinyan as the country’s prime minister today, which means that a snap parliamentary election will be called. "No one voted for Pashinyan, no …

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Will Pashinyan resign tonight?

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said at the government’s extraordinary meeting that he will make a statement this evening on the final stage of the velvet revolution.  He stressed that today is an …

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 Will Chambarak make Pashinyan new revolution?

Residents of Armenia's Chambarak (Gegharkunik province), who are IDPs from Artsvashen, are holding a protest near the building of the Armenian government in Yerevan, demanding compensation, which were promised them many years ago. …

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What does 2017 bring for Armenia?

Parliamentary elections, signing of an agreement with the EU and significant drop in the standard of living are among the most memorable things for Armenia in 2017, politicians and experts said in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza, summing …

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Deadlock of the Georgian Military Road: View from Armenia

Not wishing to fundamentally resolve the problem of transport links with Russia through the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement and opening the borders with Azerbaijan, today Armenia is looking for ways to bypass the Georgian Military Road, …

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Armenia changes game's rules one year before elections

At today's meeting of the third and final reading the National Assembly (Parliament) of Armenia adopted the new Electoral Code of the country. According to the results of the voting, 102 deputies voted positively, 17 deputies were against and …

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Population of Armenia falls below 3 million people

The population of Armenia has fallen below 3 million people for the first time during 40 years. According to the National Statistical Service, based on the 2011 census, 2,998,600 people live in the country as of January 1st, 2016. …

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Is EU starting new game with Armenia?

In recent days the EU Council has decided to give the European Commission and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federico Mogherini all the powers necessary for conducting …

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Who needs new constitution in Armenia?

According to the draft of Armenia's new Constitution, the Republic to be parliamentary with the loss of most of the powers by the president, according to the first seven chapters of Armenia's amended Constitution. The main …

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