Armenian opposition

Will Armenian revolution overthrow Catholicos?

A rally, the participants of which will demand the departure of Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II, is planned in Etchmiadzin tomorrow. Protests against the Catholicos have began in Yerevan on June 6. Protesters demand his …

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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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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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All opposition to vote for Pashinyan

The opposition parliamentary parties succeeded in reaching a consensus on the next day of voting for the new prime minister on May 8th, the head of the Yelk faction, the leader of the protesters against the Republican Party of Armenia and the …

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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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Pashinyan nominated for Armenian PM's post

Ararat Mirzoyan, a member of the Armenian Yelk parliamentary group, has nominated Nikol Pashinyan, an opposition figure who has been leading protests in the country, as a candidate for prime minister during the special session of …

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Pashinyan protest car rally heads to Vanadzor

The protest car rally of Armenia’s opposition movement, led by opposition Civil Contract Party Political Council member and Yelk Faction head Nikol Pashinyan, is heading to Ijevan and Vanadzor towns. Several …

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Civil unrest continues in Yerevan

Supporters of the Armenian opposition resumed acts of civil disobedience this morning.  Demonstrators blocked several streets in downtown Yerevan demanding that their leader Nikol Pashinyan be elected the …

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Number of detained in Yerevan almost reaches 100

At least 83 people were detained by police early on April 20 after protests resumed in Yerevan against the election of longtime former Armenian President Serzh Sarsyan as prime minister. Hundreds of demonstrators took …

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