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Nikol Pashinyan becomes head of Armenia

Armenia’s parliament elected opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan as the country’s new prime minister. In a vote in parliament today, 59 lawmakers backed Pashinyan’s candidacy, including some from the ruling …

 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" …

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 …

General strike paralyzes life of Yerevan

Protests resumed in Armenia this morning after the parliament rejected opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan as the prime minister. Several hundreds of students blocked the central streets in Armenia’s capital of Yerevan and …

Armenia's Ruling Party to mull replacing chairman

The ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) said it was open to discuss any issues without preconditions with all political forces and was ready to consider replacing the party’s chairman, ex-President Serzh Sargsyan. …

Serzh Sargsyan invites RPA for a meeting

Chairman of the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) Serzh Sargsyan invited RPA faction to hold a meeting to give in-depth explanation of reasons for his resignation, reported. In a statement issued on Wednesday, …

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 …

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 …