Serzh Sargsyan

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Nearly two years after resigning amid mass protests against his continued rule, Armenia’s former President Serzh Sargsyan went on trial on Tuesday, February 25, on corruption charges which he rejects as politically[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — By a decision of Vahe Misakyan, Judge of the Court of General Jurisdiction of Avan and Nor Nork Administrative District of Yerevan City, the criminal case against former President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan and[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Law-enforcement authorities brought on Wednesday, December 4, corruption charges against Serzh Sargsyan, Armenia’s former president toppled during last year’s “Velvet Revolution.” The Special Investigative[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator I have never described the events of April-May 2018 as a “revolution” for two reasons. The first is that Serzh Sargsyan gave up power with reason and wisdom, making the[...]

For many countries, independence day is a routine date in the calendar, when the anniversary is remembered while many of the liberties and opportunities created by that independence are taken for granted. For Armenians, independence has a[...]

By Ani Mejlumyan YEREVAN — Armenia’s parliament has established a commission to investigate the circumstances of the 2016 “April War” with Azerbaijan. The move comes amid a widening battle against the country’s former authorities[...]

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[...]

By Ani Mejlumyan YEREVAN (Eurasianet) — When Serzh Sargsyan cast his vote at a school gymnasium in Armenia’s December 9 parliamentary elections, it took several tries for the machine reading his fingerprints to recognize him. A video[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A court in Yerevan on December 31 granted bail to former President Serzh Sargsyan’s former chief bodyguard less than two months after he was again arrested on corruption charges. Vachagan Ghazaryan, who headed former[...]

MINSK, Belarus (Armenpress) — President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko disclosed in an interview on December 14 earlier proposals made in 2016 by him and Russian President Vladimir Putin to then-President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan for[...]