Conflicts in the Caucasus

Georgian opposition vows to reach every family in the country

Georgian opposition vows to reach every family in the country

Zaal Udumashvili, a member of the United National Movement, said today that the party of ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili will switch to an "emergency mode of operation" from today, the essence of which will be reduced to total …

Oppositionist  demands 3, 000 cars to defeat Nikol Pashinyan

Oppositionist demands 3, 000 cars to defeat Nikol Pashinyan

Zaruhi Postanjyan, the head of the oppositional  Apricot Country Party, said today that she needs 3,000 cars to force Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to resign. The oppositionist explained that it is the exact number of cars, which …

Pashinyan urges military to stop coup attempts

Pashinyan urges military to stop coup attempts

Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan ordered the military to "address their business" and defend the country’s borders. He gave the order at a rally in his support at the Republic Square. "I order all …

Kremlin voices concern over political crisis in Armenia

Kremlin voices concern over political crisis in Armenia

The Kremlin said on Thursday it was concerned by growing political tensions in Armenia after the army demanded Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan resign in a move Pashinyan said looked like an attempted coup. Speaking to reporters on a …

Lithuanian opposition criticizes Georgian dream

Lithuanian opposition criticizes Georgian dream

Today, Lithuanian opposition from the Union of the Fatherland - Christian Democrats party criticized the Georgian Dream’s actions against opposition activists protesting in Tbilisi, accusing it of Vilnius’s problems with European …

Akhavnadzor residents stage “grape protests”

Akhavnadzor residents stage “grape protests”

The Yerevan-Meghri highway in the Vayots Dzor region of Armenia was blocked today by residents of the village of Akhavnadzor - they are protesting against low purchase prices for grapes. In total, up to 150 villagers took part in the protest. …

Protesters block road to Armenia gold deposit

Protesters block road to Armenia gold deposit

Dozens of protesters in Armenia blocked a road to the country's largest gold deposit near the Sotq town, GeoProMining Gold company, which is engaged in mining of precious metals in the republic, said. "From May 17 to 18, …

Armenian Defense Ministry leadership may resign - media

Armenian Defense Ministry leadership may resign - media

Armenia's acting Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan is expected to hand in his resignation today, an informed source told Interfax. The newspaper Zhoghovurd has reported that first deputy defense minister Artak …

Will Armenia PM’s powers be curtailed?

Will Armenia PM’s powers be curtailed?

Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Dashnaktsutyun Party faction urged to curtail the powers of the republic's prime minister, Armen Rustamyan, head of Dashnaktsutyun Party faction, said at the parliamentary briefings in …

Pashinyan reveals when situation in Armenia can be resolved

Pashinyan reveals when situation in Armenia can be resolved

The tense internal political situation in Armenia can be resolved only in case of early parliamentary elections, the opposition leader, candidate for the post of prime ministerof Armenia Nikol Pashinyan said. "This …

Will Armenian parliament vote for Pashinyan on May 8?

Will Armenian parliament vote for Pashinyan on May 8?

The Yelk faction is hastily collecting signatures of deputies to nominate Nikol Pashinyan as Prime Minister of Armenia, MP from Yelk faction Ararat Mirzoyan told the reporters. He didn't say how many …

 Pashinyan promises to be "gentle" with Armenia

Pashinyan promises to be "gentle" with Armenia

The head of the Yelk parliamentary faction, the opposition leader and the only candidate to become prime minister of the republic, Nikol Pashinyan, speaking with the Russian media, said that he intended to act "gently" …

All opposition to vote for Pashinyan

All opposition to vote for Pashinyan

The opposition parliamentary parties succeeded in reaching a consensus on the next day of voting for the new prime minister on May 8th, the head of the Yelk faction, the leader of the protesters against the Republican Party of Armenia and the …