Nikol Pashinyan and his supporters at the rally in Yerevan. Photo: ©Sputnik/Asatur Yesayants https://ru.armeniasputnik.am/politics/20181124/15846415/nuzhen-balans-polnomochij-pashinyan-anonsiroval-izmeneniya-konstitucii.html

25 November 2018, 11:43

March of Nikol Pashinyan's supporters finished in Yerevan

On November 24, participants of the rally, led by Nikol Pashinyan, marched through nine out of twelve administrative districts of the Armenian capital.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on November 24, several thousand people took part in the march through the administrative districts of Yerevan. The procession was led by acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, who explained that the action summed up the "velvet revolution."

At 7:20 p.m. local time, the march of the Nikol Pashinyan's supporters ended in front of the building of the Armenian government in Republic Square, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reported.

The participants of the procession, which lasted over nine hours, marched through nine out of twelve administrative districts of the Armenian capital. According to the organizers, the total length of the march was 37.5 kilometers.

Nikol Pashinyan called the march unprecedented. "With our action we summarize the 'velvet revolution' and announce the beginning of the economic revolution," the politician declared in the final of the rally.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on November 24, 2018 at 08:00 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Tigran Petrosyan; Source: CK correspondent

All news

November 11, 2019 23:50

  • Armenian priest killed in Syria

    Ovsep Petoyan, a spiritual pastor of the Armenian Catholic community of Qamishli, and his father were shot dead in the north-east of Syria. The responsibility for the killings was claimed by the "Islamic State" (IS), a terrorist organization banned in Russia by the court.

November 11, 2019 23:49

November 11, 2019 22:57

November 11, 2019 20:51

November 11, 2019 18:42

  • Blogger Abdurakhmanov announces new Chechen authorities' campaign against him

    Chingiz Akhmadov, Director of the "Chechnya Today" Agency, has posted a video on the Instagram accusing Tumso Abdurakhmanov of lying. He quoted the blogger's saying about people from Chechnya who might have been involved in the murder in Germany of Zelimkhan Khangoshvili. According to Abdurakhmanov, the Chechen authorities have launched a new campaign aimed to discredit him.

News archive