Robert Kocharyan

Armenia’s snap elections are scheduled to take place on June 20 and the constitution allows only 12 days of campaigning before that date. Howeever, the pre-election campaign has been shaping up for a long time and the opposition parties[...]

YEREVAN – Armenia’s second president, Robert Kocharyan, took a further step towards formalizing his participation in upcoming snap parliamentary elections on Sunday, May 9.  At a press briefing for his newly-established electoral[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A judge in Yerevan threw out on April 6 coup charges against former President Robert Kocharyan which Armenia’s Constitutional Court had earlier declared unconstitutional. Kocharyan and two retired generals were[...]

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[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — The judge presiding over the trial of Robert Kocharyan has allowed the former Armenian president to visit Moscow for the second time in less than two months, it emerged on Tuesday, February 2. A trial prosecutor,[...]

By Van Lapoyan The purpose of this article is to try to find out what went wrong and why. I am sure that more investigations in the future will be required to have a thorough and detailed understanding of what happened. However, for the[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has confirmed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s assertion that he could have stopped the war in Nagorno-Karabakh three weeks before the Armenian-Armenian ceasefire brokered by Moscow[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian Armenia attained its independence some three decades ago, and it has yet to find a way to successfully use that independence to further its goals. Crisis after crisis have upset the country, hindering its economic[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s top government officials and politicians attended on Sunday, October 27, an official ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of an armed attack on the Armenian parliament which left its popular speaker Karen[...]