Topic: Election

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[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has again been nominated as a candidate for the top government post in a tactical move designed to lead to the dissolution of parliament and holding of snap general[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Former President Serzh Sargsyan sought to justify his decision to hold on to power on Tuesday, April 17, as lawmakers elected him Armenia’s new prime minister amid continuing opposition demonstrations in[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — The ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) was on course to score a landslide victory in Sunday’s parliamentary elections amid opposition allegations of vote buying and other irregularities. The[...]

YEREVAN (ArmeniaNow) — Authorities have denied opposition leader and defeated presidential candidate Raffi Hovannisian’s request to put up a tent in Liberty Square, where Hovannisian is on a hunger strike in protest of the February 18[...]

Protests Continue Led by Raffi Hovannisian YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Armenia’s Central Election Commission has officially certified President Serge Sargisian as the winner of the February 18 presidential election. The commission[...]

By Siranuysh Gevorgyan YEREVAN (ArmeniaNow) — Raffi Hovannisian, the official runner-up in the February 18 presidential election, gathered his supporters in Yerevan’s central Liberty Square late Tuesday afternoon to declare himself the[...]

YEREVAN (Reuters) — Armenian police have arrested 30 opposition activists for starting a riot, which killed eight people, the Prosecutor-General said on Tuesday, March 4, in a clampdown on opponents during a state of emergency.[...]