Topic: hovannisian

YEREVAN (RFE/RL and ArmeniaNow) — President Serge Sargisian has signaled his readiness for dialogue with his hunger-striking election challenger, Raffi Hovannisian. The presidential press service made public a letter from Sargisian to[...]

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[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian The February 18 presidential election produced a new and unexpected political landscape in Armenia. Based on parliamentary elections of last May, most of the pollsters were forecasting an uneventful presidential[...]

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[...]