Conflicts in the Caucasus

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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Will Armenia PM’s powers be curtailed?

Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Dashnaktsutyun Party faction urged to curtail the powers of the republic's prime minister, Armen Rustamyan, head of Dashnaktsutyun Party faction, said at the parliamentary briefings in …

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 Pashinyan promises to be "gentle" with Armenia

The head of the Yelk parliamentary faction, the opposition leader and the only candidate to become prime minister of the republic, Nikol Pashinyan, speaking with the Russian media, said that he intended to act "gently" …

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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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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 …

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Protests force Armenia to halt some rail services

Armenia’s national rail operator said on Wednesday it was suspending some rail services because anti-government protesters were blocking tracks, Reuters reports. The operator, South Caucasus Railways, said in a statement it was …

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Hrachya Rostomyan joins protests in Armenia

Armenia's acting minister of sport and youth affairs Hrachya Rostomyan has resigned due to the decision of the Prosperous Party to join the protest against the ruling Republican Party of Armenia. In …

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Soldiers join protests in Yerevan

After a large-scale rally, which was held on the evening of April 22, today street protests started in Yerevan with renewed vigour. The students of the Yerevan State University joined the rally, the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reports. …

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