Ishkhan Saghatelyan

By Artak Khulian YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — A leader of the Armenian opposition said on June 10 that it is rethinking the tactics of its “resistance movement” almost six weeks after starting regular demonstrations aimed at toppling Prime[...]

By Naira Bughadarian YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — The Armenian authorities and opposition groups continued to blame each other on June 6 for violent clashes between security forces and demonstrators demanding Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s[...]

By Artak Khulian YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenian police arrested more than 400 people on Tuesday, May 17, as opposition supporters again blocked roads across Yerevan in continuing protests aimed at forcing Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to[...]

YEREVAN –– Activists affiliated with the “I Have Honor” and “Armenia Alliance” parliamentary opposition blocs have been engaged in a series of civil disobedience actions and protests since May 1, as part of an effort to force[...]

YEREVAN (AFP) — Thousands of opposition supporters have rallied in Yerevan to warn the government against concessions to Azerbaijan regarding Karabakh. Opposition parties have accused Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan of plans to[...]

I spent the entire month of June in Armenia. Back home, when friends ask me how I found Armenia, I cannot help but make an analogy by saying, “People are at the last dance on the Titanic.” Before arriving there, I anticipated seeing[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — After a daylong stalemate, the Armenian parliament voted on Friday, August 6, to appoint a leading member of the main opposition Hayastan bloc, Ishkhan Saghatelyan, as one of its three deputy speakers. Armenia’s[...]

In an interconnected world of politics, no crisis can be considered solely local. Reverberations cross the boundaries of any country in question. We may consider Armenia’s current domestic crisis as a local squabble at our own peril,[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and lawmakers representing his My Step alliance spoke out against holding fresh parliamentary elections to resolve the political crisis in Armenia when they met late on Sunday, February[...]