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Almost 40 protesters detained in Yerevan

Yerevan police detained 37 representatives of the My Step initiative, who were locking traffic on Yerevan streets, the police said. "Acting in accordance with the law, police are continuing to transport all people who violate …

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Yerevan opposition activists changes tactics

Opposition activists are marching down Yerevan streets to gather supporters for an evening rally following an attempted blockade of ministries in the downtown city. The opposition tried to block entrances to ministries on the Arama …

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Opposition activists clash with police in Yerevan

Armenian opposition activists, led by the head of Yelk parliamentary bloc, Nikol Pashinyan, clashed minutes ago with riot police on Baghramyan Avenue in Yerevan, several hundreds meters away from the parliament building. 

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Protest rally against Sargsyan starts in Yerevan

Representatives of the Armenian opposition have blockaded several streets and intersections in Yerevan, continuing a protest action against the nomination of former President Serzh Sargsyan as candidate for prime minister of …

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Two gunmen surrendered to police in Yerevan

In Yerevan, two gunmen surrendered to police officers and two others were injured. "From night till now, two men surrendered voluntarily, two were injured and hospitalized," a source in police said. It is specified …

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Armed group in Yerevan releases two hostages

The armed group in Armenia's capital city Yerevan released two medical staff, kept hostages, spokesperson of the Armenian healthcare ministry said on Sunday, TASS reports. "Doctor Norayr Tevanyan and nurse Malina Markaryan …

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Matthew Bryza: Sasna Tsrer want to intimidate Sargsyan

The former US Assistant Secretary for the South Caucasus, former US ambassador to Azerbaijan, Matthew Bryza, explained to Vestnik Kavkaza that the armed seizure of the patrol in Yerevan's Erebuni district by activists of the …

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Two Sasna Tsrer members injured by Armenian police

Two injured from the Sasna Tsrer armed group were taken to Erebuni medical center due to the shootout between the police officers and the group members. The injured members, Ashot Petrosyan and Hovhannes Harutyunyan, have been operated …

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2 Yerevan police hostages released

A mediator in the police hostage standoff in the Armenian capital is telling local media that two hostages have been released and that a tentative agreement on freeing the other two has been reached, Fox News reported. The standoff …

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 Sargsyan urges gunmen to release hostages

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has called on the gunmen holding hostages in a police station to lay down arms and release the police officers they’re holding. The police station in capital Yerevan was seized …

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Opposition rally in Armenia

In the capital of Armenia the opposition once again begins to rally in support of the people, who seized the police building in Erebuni. We know that people are gathering not away from the police …

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