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What to Expect Given The History of Armenia's Past Post-Election Developments


A1plus is presenting this great archive video with lessons of the past about Armenia’s post-election developments. My main takeaway – all past elections have ended in post-election developments, but opposition has never won. However, things are different this time:

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Serj Tankian's Letter to The President of Armenia

Armenian President Serzh Sarkissian and Armenian-American singer-songwriter Serj Tankian at a meeting, undated | Source: President.am

Grammy-winning singer/song writer Serj Tankian has sent an open letter to Serzh Sarkissian, expressing doubts that the incumbent president has indeed won in February 18th Presidential elections and calling for the de facto Armenian leader to institute genuine rule of law in the country, punish those, who stole the vote from the people, dissolve the parliament, ensure that genuinely free and fair elections are held and that the government is truly representational. Find the full letter below.

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Think-Tank Offers Help to International Observers in 2013 Presidential Elections

Armenia – A man is casting his ballot in the parliamentary elections in Armenia, Yerevan, 06May2012 | Photolur

Policy Forum Armenia, an independent Armenian think-tank, has put forward a series of recommendations and called upon the international observers to consider those suggestions as a way to enhance fraud-detection techniques in time for the upcoming February 2013 Presidential elections.

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Mitt Romney's Consultants "Do Races" in Armenia?


A secretly filmed video has emerged showing US Presidential candidate Mitt Romney disparaging Barack Obama voters at a private donor dinner.

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ODIHR Releases Final Report on Armenian Elections

Radmila Šekerinska (c), the head of the OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission for the 6 May parliamentary elections in Armenia, speaking during a press conference in Yerevan, 7 May 2012. (OSCE/Thomas Rymer)

The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) has released its final report on Armenia’s parliamentary elections, held on 6 May 2012.
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2013 Presidential Elections: An Opportunity for Statesmanship

Unless Armenia’s next presidential election is fair and gives its winner a strong political mandate, the government will lack the legitimacy needed to implement comprehensive reforms, tackle corruption and negotiate a peaceful end to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

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