Topic: Armenia Elections

The war has destroyed Armenia’s morale. People are grieving their losses and the entire country is licking its wounds. Seventy-five percent of the territory of Karabakh is lost and Armenia’s southern region, Syunik, is under[...]

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Armenia declared its independence along with the other Soviet republics. At the dawn of the new independence, journalists in Armenia held a panel discussion to which I was invited. Perhaps that was[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator The spectacle we have been witnessing in Armenia is a collective suicide. It is shameful and something that insults our intelligence and dignity. The risk of losing an independent[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Former President Levon Ter-Petrosian signaled over the weekend plans to participate in the upcoming parliamentary elections despite his failure to form an alliance with Armenia’s two other ex-presidents.[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s constitution stipulates that such elections can be held only if the prime minister resigns and the parliament twice fails to elect a new head of the government within two weeks. Prime Minister Nikol[...]

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 (Combined Sources) — Armenia’s acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan won a convincing victory in the snap parliamentary election on Sunday, December 9, consolidating his authority. His bloc won more than 70 percent of the[...]

The year 2018 was a tumultuous period for Armenia. In view of its precarious situation in the region, a lackluster economy and a war on its borders, many thought that Armenia could ill-afford any domestic upheaval. But despite those risks,[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan pledged to “grab by the throat,” “throw to the ground” and jail loyalists of the former ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) who would try to pressure voters ahead of next[...]

Armenians will go to the polls to elect a new parliament for the first time since the first elections of the independent third Republic of Armenia without bribes or coercion. The mayoral elections of Yerevan were conducted in a very[...]