Topic: Velvet Revolution

It is very refreshing to be in Armenia these days, to breathe the fresh air of the spring and feel the happiness and euphoria which are palpable everywhere. There is a carnival atmosphere. Even the cab drivers who serve as volunteer[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A close associate of Nikol Pashinyan has insisted that wealthy businesspeople linked to the outgoing Armenian government will not risk losing their assets after the opposition leader’s widely anticipated appointment[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress and RFE/RL) — The Armenian parliament voted to elect opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan prime minister on Tuesday, May 8, nearly one month after he launched sustained anti-government protests that led to resignation of[...]

BELMONT, Mass. – The Armenian Renaissance movement Boston chapter organized a discussion on the dramatic developments in Armenia on April 30, a day prior to a first attempt at parliamentary elections of a new prime minister. Five[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL, news.am) — As all roads lead to the election of Member of Parliament Nikol Pashinyan of the Yelk Alliance to the post of prime minister on May 8, the Velvet Revolution is continuing to make news. Edmon Marukyan, a member[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL and Armenpress) — The Republican Party of Armenia (RPA or with its acronym in Armenian HHK) indicated on Wednesday, May 2, that they will join the factions of opposition faction led by Gagik Tsarukyan and the Armenian[...]

It is a time of hesitation and meditation. All “color” revolutions in the past decade have brought confusion and turmoil in their wake. Can Armenia’s velvet revolution prove to be any different and better because it was executed[...]