Topic: Velvet Revolution

YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — Law-enforcement authorities have moved to prosecute Hayk Marutyan, a former Yerevan mayor ousted by Armenia’s ruling party last December, just days after he scheduled satirical shows that appear to have attracted[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s constitution stipulates that such elections can be held only if the prime minister resigns and the parliament twice fails to elect a new head of the government within two weeks. Prime Minister Nikol[...]

YEREVAN – Almost a week since Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced a date for upcoming snap parliamentary elections, pro-government and opposition political parties are debating whether or not to implement a planned electoral code[...]

The Armenian Democratic Liberal Party (ADL) District Committee of the Eastern United States and Canada welcomes President Joe Biden’s humanitarian-based foreign policy approach to restoring the traditional role of the United States[...]

By Marine Petrossian The Turkish border has come closer to my home. Or to put it another way, now I realize more clearly how close it is to my home. I write these words sitting at my desk, in my apartment at Arabkir district of Yerevan.[...]

NOVA SCOTIA, Canada – The Cultural Impact Foundation (CIF) is thrilled to announce that its first project, “Bloodless: The Path to Democracy,” commissioned to multiple award-winning filmmaker, Bared Maronian, about the pivotal[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator On the eve of 2020, Armenia is facing political chaos: the executive power is eliminating all institutional components of an effective system of checks and balances; the fight[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Law-enforcement authorities brought on Wednesday, December 4, corruption charges against Serzh Sargsyan, Armenia’s former president toppled during last year’s “Velvet Revolution.” The Special Investigative[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator I have never described the events of April-May 2018 as a “revolution” for two reasons. The first is that Serzh Sargsyan gave up power with reason and wisdom, making the[...]

By Archi Harutyun Galentz BERLIN — On August 14 an exhibition opened in Berlin, which was not only dedicated to the revolution in Armenia, but also, with the help of a special perspective, analyzed that acclaimed process of social[...]