Robert Kocharyan

YEREVAN (RFE-RL) — Russia’s ambassador to Armenia was summoned to the Foreign Ministry in Yerevan last week after meeting with the indicted former President Robert Kocharyan, a senior Armenian lawmaker revealed on Monday, June 17.[...]

YEREVAN ( — During a May 28 meeting with his supporters, the second president of Armenia, Robert Kocharyan, gave a speech, the video recording of which has been posted on the non-official Facebook page of Robert Kocharyan.[...]

Everyday a dramatic development takes place in Armenia’s domestic politics but all hell broke loose this weekend with the release of Robert Kocharyan, Armenia’s second president, who was incarcerated pending his trial. He stands[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on May 20 demanded a mandatory “vetting” of all judges in Armenia and said many of them must already resign because they are connected to the country’s former leadership and not[...]

The first anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in Armenia has triggered a flood of media commentaries and evaluations of the achievements of that salutary event. Although it is too early to expect any major changes in the lives of ordinary[...]

STEPANAKERT (RFE/RL) — Karabakh’s current and former leaders called on Armenian law-enforcement authorities on Tuesday, May 7, to release former President Robert Kocharyan from custody pending the outcome of his upcoming trial. In a[...]

By Grigor Atanesian Former president Robert Kocharyan, widely despised in Armenia and currently being held in a Yerevan jail, has released a memoir in which he takes shots at his current nemesis, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, and praises[...]

YEREVAN ( — The Yerevan Court of General Jurisdiction turned down the motion filed by the lawyers of Armenia’s second President Robert Kocharyan to recuse judge Artur Mkrtchyan, set to hear their bail plea. The defense team[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — On December 14, Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) of Armenia Arman Tatoyan has had a private meeting with Robert Kocharyan, the former President of Armenia currently under arrest pending trial. Tatoyan told[...]

While Armenians are carried away with euphoria following the peaceful December 9 elections, which placed the victory of the Velvet Revolution on legislative tracks, it seems a potential crisis is brewing in Armenian-Russian relations. When[...]