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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 …

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 …

Pashinyan nominated for Armenian PM's post

Ararat Mirzoyan, a member of the Armenian Yelk parliamentary group, has nominated Nikol Pashinyan, an opposition figure who has been leading protests in the country, as a candidate for prime minister during the special session of …

Armenian prime minister to be elected on May 1

The Armenian parliament will elect the country’s new prime minister on May 1, the republic's parliament speaker Ara Babloyan said. "On May 1, the country’s parliament will hold a special meeting to …

Nalbandian and Gevorgyan arrive in Moscow

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian is in Moscow and intends to hold informal talks with representatives of the Russian government, sources in diplomatic circles said. It is also noted that the head of the …

Serzh Sargsyan elected Armenia’s Prime Minister

Armenia’s former president Serzh Sargsyan has been elected a Prime Minister with 77 votes for and 17 against, speaker of the National Assembly Ara Babloyan said. Serzh Sargsyan was nominated by the Republican …

Does 'Velvet revolution' start in Armenia?

Leader of Armenia’s Civil Contract opposition party and lawmaker Nikol Pashinyan stated that he is launching a peaceful people’s velvet revolution in Armenia and called on people to protest against  the …