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21 May 2018
Luhansk: Cars with Armenian flags celebrating the resignation of the Armenian government
Acting Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan cancels tomorrow's negotiations with Nikol Pashinyan. Activist people announce the restart of mass protests
Karapetyan Reassures Foreign Ambassadors: Says He Will Meet with @nikolpashinyan to Find "Solutions"
3 week ago
Azerbaijani parliament approves Novruz Mammadov's candidacy as new PM
Q: If Russia backs acting PM Karen Karapentyan [Gazprom connections], what would you do? A: 'It's a matter for Armenia and it is decided here. Russia is a friendly country and I am sure Russia will respect Armenia's decision' - opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan
Nikol says, "I am only pro-Armenian." "If someone would name me as pro-Western, this is wrong...
Pashinyan on becoming Armenia PM: I will not be against
3 week ago
Three people detained at Armenian Genocide commemoration in Istanbul: human rights organization
Yerevan right now
Yerevan right now: thousands-strong crowds are triumphantly led by opposition leader Pashinyan to the genocide memorial. Today is when Armenians commemorate their genocide
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov announces willingness to send more Chechen soldiers to Syria. "Our very best fighters are there, of course I am prepared to send more." Has deployed at least two military police battalions on Moscow's behest.
3 week ago
Kremlin: We don't regard tumult in Armenia as Ukraine-style revolution
If Trump or Merkel come to Chechnya we'll put them in prison immediately - Kadyrov
On Yerevan's central square, protesters have decided to clean up from days of anti-government protests. The prime minister of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan resigned yesterday.
2 armed men were killed by security forces in wood near Derbent
3 week ago
Azerbaijan: Armenian armed forces 113 times violated the ceasefire
Armenia president Armen Sargsyan (no relations to ex pres and ex PM Serj Sargsyan) in a televised statement stressed the importance of free and fair elections. Time for a "new Armenia", he says
A very timely statement by the OSCE Minsk Group  Full transparency over any movement of heavy combat vehicles in Karabakh conflict zone is   highly important to keep situation calm and avoid any incidents that can spiral out into escalation3 week ago
A very timely statement by the OSCE Minsk Group Full transparency over any movement of heavy combat vehicles in Karabakh conflict zone is highly important to keep situation calm and avoid any incidents that can spiral out into escalation
Putin discussed with Yevkurov the socio-economic development of Ingushetia3 week ago
Putin discussed with Yevkurov the socio-economic development of Ingushetia
"We must focus on the future of Armenia, the immediate future. The Republic of Armenia must become a free and happy state. The citizen of Armenia must live free, happy and comfortable." - Pashinyan
We must focus on the future of Armenia, the immediate future.  The Republic of Armenia must become a free and happy state. The citizen of Armenia must live free, happy and comfortable. - Pashinyan
Pashinyan: All political prisoners must be released. He also said that this celebration must not end on a bad note. We must be victorious, joyful, not a single branch of a tree must be damaged. Police must be respectful to the people and vice versa
Pashinyan: We have an agreement with Interim Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, that all those who were detained and arrested will be released
Pashinyan: I am appealing to the business sector, who were concerned with this movement, afraid of vendettas, who were ready to leave and take their wealth with them. I am telling you that there will be no revenge, vendettas - we will build a country of equality, national unity
Pashinyan: We must recognize that the Velvet Resolution was peaceful and it must continue to be peaceful. If Sargsyan and the RPA believe that a situation will be created where they will be able to rule from the shadows, they should forget that possibility
Pashinyan: There has to be a smooth transition of power. Negotiations will continue with Acting PM Karen Karapetyan on Wednesday at the Marriott Hotel. I hope that the leadership of the Republican Party will accept and recognize the victory of the Velvet Revolution
Pashinyan: Maps out the changes that must take place: 1. Serzh Sargsyan resigns 2. Parliament elects the people's prime minister and that has to take place in one week. 3. An interim govt is to be formed 4. Parliamentary elections must be called
Pashinyan: "We have to celebrate that the Velvet Revolution was victorious, but I want to remind people, there is not only one thing on our agenda, there are several things."
Pashinyan: "Then they said that he would resign on April 25. I listened to all the proposals and I made a proposal on behalf of the people, that Sargsyan must resign in two hours and he did."
Pashinyan: High-ranking officials came to see me, that's when I understood that at that point, the revolution had been successful. They were proposing that Sargsyan resign in October. Later, they said he could resign in one month
Nikol Pashinyan has taken the platform, he's addressing the more than 100,000 people in the square. He said that when Serzh Sargsyan abruptly left the negotiation, he knew that he would resign
MFA of Armenia: Azerbaijan shouldn't have illusions that in light of internal political developments in Armenia, it could embark on actions against Artsakh and realize its aggressive intentions. Ppl of Armenia is united and will never allow any encroachments toward Artsakh
Armenia: Deputy Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan to Replace Sargsyan
Serg Sargsyan has resigned
Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned
Pashinyan: I was in solitary confinement for 24 hours, give me some time to catch up with what is going on, stay under the trees and we will meet again 6:30 p.m. at Republic Square
Celebrations in Yerevan at this moment, Pashinyan to address people shortly
Pashinyan is telling the crowds that he was in isolation for 24 hours. Asks people to let him catch up to speed on the latest developments in Yerevan and will rejoin them at 6:30 #ArmenianProtests
Pashinyan is in Republic Square right with his wife. About to address the thousands gathered there
Nikol Pashinyan in freedom, the sounds of cheers and horns not subsiding in Yerevan this hour. Police presence almost at zero at the moment. Photo Roubina Margossian.
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