Nikol Pashinyan

Nikol Pashinyan officially appointed Armenia's prime minister

Pashinyan's party won 71 seats in the June 20 election, while 29 went to a bloc headed by former President Robert Kocharyan.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Armenia to request Russian military deployment on Azerbaijan border after fresh clashes

Moscow, which has a military base in Armenia, has deployed some 2,000 peacekeepers in and around Karabakh to oversee the ceasefire.

published on : 29th July 2021

Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan resigns to enable snap election

Under Armenian law, snap elections can be held after a premier resigns and the parliament fails twice to choose a new one.

published on : 25th April 2021

Armenia turns to Russia as political turmoil worsens

Armenian acting Vice Premier Armen Gevorkyan's apparent move to secure support from the Kremlin came as protesters in the capital Yerevan took to the streets for a fresh day of rallies.

published on : 26th April 2018

Armenia opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan says 'ready to lead' country

According to Armenian law, lawmakers in the parliament, where Sarkisian's Republican Party have a majority, have a week to propose new candidates for PM and could hold a vote on May 2.

published on : 24th April 2018

With protests against Armenian PM Serzh Sarkisian escalating, here is all you need to know about the country's troubled history

Armenia is facing a deepening political crisis, after talks between Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian and protest leader Nikol Pashinyan failed.

published on : 22nd April 2018

Police deny Armenia protest leader Nikol Pashinyan arrested in clashes

Armenian police said protest leader Nikol Pashinyan was forcibly taken from a protest rally, dismissing reports of his arrest as riot police and demonstrators clashed in Yerevan.

published on : 22nd April 2018

Armenian PM Serzh Sarkisian storms out of talks with opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan

Armenia's political turmoil deepened as Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian stormed out of talks with opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan, who was later forcibly removed from a protest.

published on : 22nd April 2018