Topic: Velvet Revolution

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Former Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan has decided to resign as first deputy chairman of the former ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK), it was announced on Tuesday, June 26. The HHK spokesman, Eduard Sharmazanov,[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Law-enforcement authorities confiscated a further $1 million worth of cash from a man who has long been former President Serzh Sargsyan’s chief bodyguard when they arrested him on Monday, June 25. Vachagan[...]

If you were thinking the Velvet Revolution was a colorful movement, the post-revolution period has become even more so. One can consider the situation entertaining if it were not so alarming. The leader of the Velvet Revolution, Nikol[...]

A nightmarish scenario is unfolding in Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh): while David Babayan, a spokesperson for the president of the republic warns of “concentrations of Azerbaijani Army units where they were not supposed to enter,” former[...]

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, — 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[...]