The protest continues in Charents street

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21 May 2018
Right now, @Batoyan is addressing the tens of thousands (paraphrased): Armenia's population is 51 percent women and I want to thank them for taking part in civil disobedience and for being the guarantors of the peaceful nature of the movement
Right at the rally in Republic Square, they announced that Nikol Pashinyan will be the 'people's candidate' for prime minister. "We, the Armenian people expect that all factions in parliament will choose 1 candidate consensus."
Rally at Republic Square continues
Rally at Republic Square continues
U.S Embassy in Armenia denied quote attributed to @usembarmenia ambassador
Act. PM's office has edited its press release removing phrases attributing to Mills judgments w.r.t. to 'illegality of the process' or 'election of PM in the streets'
Karapetyan met with EU rep. in Armenia Pyotr Svitalsky: constitution, dialogue, supported government line on negotiations; this is per Karapetyan's facebook
Armenian President Armen Sarkissian issued a statement regarding ongoing talks with parliamentary and non-parliamentary political forces to find a solution to the country's political crisis
Mills further supports the government view that prime minister cannot be elected in the streets and only a democratic process.
Karapetyan met US ambassador Mills. PM's web site claims Mills insisted that political process should proceed in accordance with the constitution and through dialogue. Mills agrees with govt that ongoing protests are taking place outside legal norms
Karapetyan didn't resigned according to
After walking for several hours through the capital, Pashinyan returned to Republic Square, called for the total surrender of the ruling Republican Party. Rally scheduled for 7 p.m.
Acting PM of Armenia Karen Karapetyan has resigned
3 week ago
Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijani Armed Forces to strengthen with military products of Turkey
3 week ago
Azerbaijan is considering imposing new penalties for breaking rules on rallies, street marches, demonstrations, pickets and other mass events.
Armenia Police attempted to detain a few protesters in their police car on Mashdots street. A group of young men, including students and April war veterans, surrounded the police car, until police let the protesters go. Traffic on Mashdots street was at a stand still
Workers at Dalma Mall in Yerevan have joined the strike and blocked the street in front of the mall
Tumo Center for Creative Technologies @tumocenter has announced on their FB page: "In support of our youth, TUMO will be closed until May 2nd."
A large cache of weapons and ammunition was found in an abandoned building near the railway station in Grozny, the Interior Ministry said today.
The Armenia-Georgia border crossing is closed by protesters on the Armenian side
As mass civil disobedience protests continue in Yerevan and around the country, protesters' message has shifted from "Reject Serzh" to "Reject the Republican Party."
Belarus Lukashenko mentioned Armenia 3 times during his address to the nation blaming Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union for political crisis there. He says if trade organization members don't learn lessons in Armenia, similar disturbances may happen in member states.3 week ago
Belarus Lukashenko mentioned Armenia 3 times during his address to the nation blaming Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union for political crisis there. He says if trade organization members don't learn lessons in Armenia, similar disturbances may happen in member states.
3 week ago
Azerbaijani militaries have continued to push their armored vehicles to the contact line, informed the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR)
The protest continues in Charents street
Massive crowd streaming down Mashtots, one of Yerevan's main avenues.
Acting PM Karen Karapetyan: "The current impasse can only be resolved through political negotiations and while we respect the wishes and freedom of the people on the street, we need to adhere to the country's laws and Constitution."
Second largest party in Armenia calls on its members to join the "popular uprising." They have issued a stmt telling their party members to mobilize and join the people in the streets
Morning in Yerevan
Students on strike today in protest at acting PM's refusal to negotiate with opposition leader #YerevanProtests
Republic Square in central Yerevan filling up with protesters again: they say ruling party must hand power to opposition following PM Sargsyan's resignation Monday
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
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