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Tenures of three Armenian MPs terminated

Armenian parliament speaker Ara Babloyan signed the protocols on the termination of the tenures of three deputies from the Yelk bloc, the parliament's press service said. Babloyan signed a protocol on the …

Nikol Pashinyan becomes head of Armenia

Armenia’s parliament elected opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan as the country’s new prime minister. In a vote in parliament today, 59 lawmakers backed Pashinyan’s candidacy, including some from the ruling …

Pashinyan reveals  when he will step down as premier

The leader of the protest movement and the only candidate for the post of Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan told what he will do if he is elected as a head of state. According to the oppositionist, he will try to form a …

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 …

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 …

Opposition leader suspends nationwide protests

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan has suspended nationwide protests after the governing Republican Party indicated it would support his bid to be interim prime minister, BBC reports. The demonstrations brought much of Armenia …

RPA promises to vote for Pashinyan

Vahram Baghdasaryan, head of the parliamentary faction of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, said against the background of today's global protests in the republic that the RPA agrees to vote for the candidate who will gain the majority …

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 …