Ter-Petrossian Kills Armenian National Congress for A New Beginning

Former President Levon Ter-Petrossian gives an interview to Khristine Khanumian, journalist of "Chorrord Inqnishkhanutyun" newspaper

Former President Levon Ter-Petrossian gives an interview to Khristine Khanumian, journalist of “Chorrord Inqnishkhanutyun” newspaper

Politics just became interesting again in Armenia: Former President Levon Ter-Petrossian effectively called an end to the five-year struggle by his opposition bloc Armenian National Congress (HAK), which was created in the aftermath of disputed presidential elections in 2008.

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Big Deal! Tsarukian Makes First Appearance In Parliament

Armenia - Prosperous Armenia Party leader Gagik Tsarukian (C) attends a parliament session in Yerevan, 4Feb2013 | Photo from www.azatutyun.am

Armenia – Prosperous Armenia Party leader Gagik Tsarukian (C) attends a parliament session in Yerevan, 4Feb2013 | Photo from http://www.azatutyun.am

One of the top stories in the Armenian media today is the fact, that Prosperous Armenia Party (BHK) leader Gagik Tsarukian attended a session of parliament for the first time since last May’s legislative elections. Continue reading

Apathy about Politics in Armenia

Armenia -- President Serzh Sargsyan, Yerevan, December 2012 | Photo from President's official website www.president.am

Armenia — President Serzh Sargsyan, Yerevan, December 2012 | Photo from President’s official website http://www.president.am

The presidential elections are to be held in Armenia on February 18. President Serzh Sarkissian’s reelection seems to be simply a matter of technicality. Apathy reigns among voters and politicians alike.
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Ter-Petrossian Opts for “Divid et Impera” Approach

Armenia -- Opposition leader Levon Ter-Petrossian addresses a rally in Yerevan, 25Nov2011

Armenia -- Opposition leader Levon Ter-Petrossian addresses a rally in Yerevan, 25Nov2011

My main conclusion from today’s opposition rally is that Armenian National Congress (HAK) has nothing to offer his few remaining loyal supporters and will continue its wait-and-see approach hoping that contradictions in Armenia’s ruling coalition will somehow dismantle Serzh Sargsian from power. Continue reading