Robert Kocharyan

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[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — A group of supporters of the second President of Armenia, Robert Kocharyan, demanded his release on December 7 in a demonstration in Republic Square. The coordinator of the demonstration, chairman of Armenian[...]

YEREVAN ( — Armenia’s second President Robert Kocharyan has filed a defamation lawsuit against Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. In the legal claim published on DataLex judicial information system, the ex-president demands[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s Special Investigative Service (SIS) has searched the offices and private residence of former President Robert Kocharyan as part of its ongoing inquiry into the 2008 post-election unrest in Yerevan, it[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress, Public Radio of Armenia) – Armenia’s former President Robert Kocharyan was released from custody on court order on August 13. The Court of Appeals ruled to release him from jail on the basis of his constitutional[...]

Common folks in Egypt have a very keen sense of humor.  They can create anecdotes to render the most complex political issues into simple humorous stories. One such anecdote is about President Anwar Sadat, who succeeded President Gamal[...]