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Armenia's dilemma: elections or civil war, Russia or West

Fortunately, the first serious attempt of the armed forces has had no major consequences for now. However, this endeavor shows that the power grip can easily slide away from Pashinyan’s grasp despite all the popular support he has, Turan Gafarlı, Bachelor of Arts in History and Politics from Queen Mary University of London and a Master of Arts in Transnational Studies from University College London, writes for Anadolu Agency

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Armenia confirms 360new COVID-19 cases

Coronavirus cases in Armenia grew by 360 in the past 24 hours to 172,816, the republic’s Health Ministry reported. "In the past twenty-four hours, 360 new coronavirus cases were identified. A total of 163,906 patients …

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Does Pashinyan have a strategy

The Armenian leadership, surrounded from all sides, is trying to choose the best option for overcoming political isolation. Nikol Pashinyan's government faces a difficult task: to reduce the degree of popular censure by knocking out from …

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Washington Post: Will developments in Armenia lead to a coup?

On Feb. 25, Armenia’s top military leadership called on Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to resign. This threat came in the form of a letter signed by “several dozen” army officers, who cited “attacks” on the armed forces by the government. On Monday, pro-Pashinyan supporters demonstrated in one part of the capital while protesters demanding his resignation rallied at a separate site, Washington Post writes

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Armenia: why return to semi-presidential system?

Under a parliamentary system of government Armenia is facing a number of problems that would not have arisen under a semi-presidential system, Armenian Parliament Vice Speaker, MP from the ruling My Step faction Alen Simonyan said at a briefing, …

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Armenia confirms 240 new COVID-19 cases

Coronavirus cases in Armenia grew by 240 in the past 24 hours to 172,456, the republic’s Health Ministry reported. "In the past twenty-four hours, 240 new coronavirus cases were identified. A total of 163,738 …

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Armenian opposition breaks into government building

Protesters stormed a government building in the Armenian capital Yerevan on Monday. Protesters demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan chanted slogans in the building where some ministries are located. …

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EU-Armenia Partnership Pact enters into force today

The European Union-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) enters into force today, on March 1, 2021. It has been ratified by Armenia, all EU Member States and the European Parliament. According to the European …

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Armenia confirms 158 new COVID-19 cases

Coronavirus cases in Armenia grew by 158 in the past 24 hours to 172,216, the republic’s Health Ministry reported. "In the past twenty-four hours, 158 new coronavirus cases were identified. A total of …

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