Armenia protests

April 07, 2021 23:48

  • Police prevent protesters from breaking into building of Armenian government

    Activists of the "Veto" movement accused the Armenian authorities of the pro-Turkish policy and concealment of information about combat losses and prisoners of war (POWs). Female participants of a rally dedicated to the Motherhood and Beauty Day tried to break into the government building. At least one of the protestors was detained.

March 27, 2021 14:50

March 25, 2021 10:07

March 23, 2021 23:56

  • Opposition decides to unblock avenue in centre of Yerevan

    In Yerevan, the movement “To Save the Motherland” will unblock Bagramyan Avenue to avoid the inconvenience for residents of the Armenian capital. However, they do not intend to stop the street fighting, activists of the movement announce. The tents, which were located on Bagramyan Avenue, will be set up at the entrance to the parliament building, a member of the ARF “Dashnaktsutyun” reported.

March 17, 2021 08:29

  • Claims to 1921 Moscow Treaty unites Armenian opposition

    Two thousand people went out to a rally demanding to invalidate the 1921 treaty signed by RSFSR (Russian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic) and Turkey, which defined Armenia's borders. The continuation of this policy was the transfer of Nagorno-Karabakh to Azerbaijan, protesters have stated.

March 16, 2021 22:33

  • Seven persons detained after a protest action in Yerevan

    In the centre of Yerevan, activists of the movement "Azatagrum" (Liberation) blocked the roadway with garbage cans. They demanded the resignation of Nikol Pashinyan. The police restored traffic down the street and detained seven persons.

March 14, 2021 11:21

March 13, 2021 11:29

  • Armenian President rejects government's meeting with opposition

    The format of the meeting of Nikol Pashinyan, the Premier with oppositional leaders offered by President Armen Sargsyan to discuss ways out of the crisis turned out to be unrealizable. The "Prosperous Armenia" parliamentary faction and the "For Fatherland's Salvation" movement have evaded the set agenda, proposing their own one, the office of the head of state has informed.

March 13, 2021 11:21

  • Flaws of Armenian opposition minimize protests' chances of success

    The format of protests in Armenia is no threat to the Armenian authorities – the opposition is weakened by internal contradictions and is unable to offer any constructive ideas for overcoming the crisis. If Nikol Pashinyan's opponents fail to change this format, protests will fade away by themselves, analysts believe.

March 12, 2021 23:59

  • Bad weather thins out opposition rally in Yerevan

    Despite the deteriorating weather conditions, more than 100 opposition supporters remain in a round-the-clock camp in front of the Armenian parliament and continue to block the entrances and exits of the building. The protesters announced that they would leave the territory only after the resignation of the Armenian Prime Minister.

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