Nikol Pashinyan

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