Topic: Politics

By Levon Ter-Petrossian Part 1 That the policy of rejecting mutual compromises and preserving the status quo led to a national disaster, there is no need to demonstrate. Even some who supported that policy before the disaster are now[...]

By Benyamin Poghosyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator The April 13 speech of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in the parliament sent shock waves across the society in Armenia, the self-proclaimed Nagorno Karabakh Republic, and the Armenian[...]

By Mark Dovich YEREVAN (Civilnet) — Artur Vanetsyan, an opposition leader in Armenia’s parliament, announced on Sunday, April 17, that he and several other party leaders would hold an indefinite sit-in in central Yerevan to protest the[...]

By Gayane Saribekian YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Law-enforcement authorities have launched criminal proceedings against a young political activist who has branded Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan a “nation-destroying scourge” and accused him of[...]

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[...]

YEREVAN – Armenia’s second president, Robert Kocharyan, took a further step towards formalizing his participation in upcoming snap parliamentary elections on Sunday, May 9.  At a press briefing for his newly-established electoral[...]

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Katherine Kazarian was elected Majority Whip of the Rhode Island State House in January, but she’s no stranger to politics. The 30-year-old Rhode Island native was first elected to the legislative body 8 years[...]

The last few weeks left many Armenian Americans taken aback as a number of American cities adopted resolutions commemorating the deaths of Khojaly Azerbaijanis on February 25-26, 1992 at the hands of Armenians. Several of the resolutions,[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and lawmakers representing his My Step alliance spoke out against holding fresh parliamentary elections to resolve the political crisis in Armenia when they met late on Sunday, February[...]

By Jirair Libaridian We are living through a very difficult period in our history. From September 27 to November 10 our army fought a ferocious war, and suffered a significant defeat with enormous consequences. Before we can find a way out[...]