Topic: municipal elections

By Karine Simonian VANADZOR, Armenia (RFE/RL) — Opposition groups in Vanadzor on Monday, April 4, accused Armenia’s leadership of seeking to nullify their victory in last December’s municipal election through what they see as an[...]

VARDENIS, Armenia — In a number of villages of the Vardenis region, which in 2020 after the war, ended up on the border with Azerbaijan, human rights are being openly violated in the most crude way. This primarily concerns the villages[...]

VARDENIS — In the enlarged community of Vardenis (35 villages plus the town of Vardenis), post-election passions are not calming down, despite the fact that the community is in a border area and has more problems than domestic stability[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Police cordoned off the municipal administration building in Vardenis on Tuesday, January 4, to prevent a local opposition figure from taking over as mayor of the eastern Armenian town and nearby villages. The mostly[...]

YEREVAN — The United Vardenis alliance of political parties on December 15 appealed the results of the recount of votes in the recent enlarged Vardenis community elections, as a result of which the December 18 session of the council of[...]

By Nane Sahakian and Karine Simonian YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s party was defeated in Armenia’s third largest city of Vanadzor and several other major urban communities in local elections held on Sunday,[...]