Armenian opposition

Two gunmen surrendered to police in Yerevan

In Yerevan, two gunmen surrendered to police officers and two others were injured. "From night till now, two men surrendered voluntarily, two were injured and hospitalized," a source in police said. It is specified …

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Armed group in Yerevan releases two hostages

The armed group in Armenia's capital city Yerevan released two medical staff, kept hostages, spokesperson of the Armenian healthcare ministry said on Sunday, TASS reports. "Doctor Norayr Tevanyan and nurse Malina Markaryan …

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Matthew Bryza: Sasna Tsrer want to intimidate Sargsyan

The former US Assistant Secretary for the South Caucasus, former US ambassador to Azerbaijan, Matthew Bryza, explained to Vestnik Kavkaza that the armed seizure of the patrol in Yerevan's Erebuni district by activists of the …

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Two Sasna Tsrer members injured by Armenian police

Two injured from the Sasna Tsrer armed group were taken to Erebuni medical center due to the shootout between the police officers and the group members. The injured members, Ashot Petrosyan and Hovhannes Harutyunyan, have been operated …

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2 Yerevan police hostages released

A mediator in the police hostage standoff in the Armenian capital is telling local media that two hostages have been released and that a tentative agreement on freeing the other two has been reached, Fox News reported. The standoff …

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 Sargsyan urges gunmen to release hostages

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has called on the gunmen holding hostages in a police station to lay down arms and release the police officers they’re holding. The police station in capital Yerevan was seized …

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Opposition rally in Armenia

In the capital of Armenia the opposition once again begins to rally in support of the people, who seized the police building in Erebuni. We know that people are gathering not away from the police …

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'Sassoon braves' to respond demands in evening

The armed group that seized the building of a police in Yerevan is ready to respond to the demands of the National Security Service by 7:00 pm local time, one of the members of the ‘Constitutive Parliament’ opposition group, …

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Bloody July 2016

This year’s mid-summer has become outstanding not only due to its unusual heat, but is also untypically rich with political turmoil: in just five days, from Thursday July 14th to Sunday July 18th, the world was shaken by several tragic ...

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‘Sassoon braves’ changed the reality in Armenia

The capture of the police building in Yerevan's Erebuni district, though it is local and being doomed to failure, is changing the political reality in Armenia, the director of the Institute of Caucasus , Alexander …

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Armenian police disrupts a protest action of opposition

Six opposition activists has been detained by the police service in Armenia today on suspicion of plotting mass riots on the Republic Square during the Pope’s and the Catholicos of All Armenians ecumenical’s ceremony and prayers for …

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Did coup attempt in Armenia fail?

The Armenian authorities have reported an attempt to commit a coup in the country today. An active member of the New Armenia movement, Zhirayr Sefilyan, has been detained over an attempt to seize several government …

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