Serzh Sargsyan

Narek Sargsyan sentenced to 5.5 years in prison

A local court in Yerevan has sentenced Narek Sargsyan, the nephew of former president Serzh Sargsyan, to 5.5 years in prison. The criminal case against Narek Sargsyan was launched in June, 2018, by the National Security Service of …

Armenian experts consider rhetoric of politicians running for elections to be ridiculous and absurd

The last time Armenians went to the polls, in 2018, they were voting optimistically. Following Nikol Pashinyan’s successful toppling of the old regime via street protests, voters gave him an overwhelming mandate for what promised to be a future of growing prosperity, rule of law and a defeat of corruption, and reducing the country’s dependence on Russia. Now, though, the picture is far more pessimistic

What to expect from Armenia’s snap election

The announcement on March 18 by Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan that a snap parliamentary election would be held in June has presented some hope for a peaceful resolution to the country’s months-long political crisis, Emerging Europe writes. Pashinyan also announced that he would be stepping down in April to fulfill the parliamentary and constitutional requirements for holding snap elections, but would continue to rule as interim prime minister until the elections are over

Serzh Sargsyan recovering from COVID-19

Third President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan tested positive for COVID-19, according to his office. "Unfortunately, the RA third president not be able to visit Yerablur this year, as he has been in quarantine since January 17 due …

What is the hot topic among Armenian political elite?

Artificial filling the news space with information not related to the pressing problems of society is a favorite technique of Armenian political activists. For two years now, it is generally accepted in Armenia that a "velvet …

Great Armenia and Pashinyan's failed policy

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, who came to power in the wake of society's dissatisfation with the Serzh Sagrsyan team’s policies, pursues a completely transparent policy typical of European officials, telling …