At least two competing opinion polls have shown that Armenia’s richest businessman Gagik Tsarukian’s election bloc named “Tsarukian” after him, is leading the race for the April 2 elections with 40-41% rating.
Looks like Armenia is more or less content with the outcome of the parliamentary elections that took place on May 6.
Since this is coming from Armnews TV, which is known to be linked with Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan, we can almost be sure, that his Republican party is pretty much content with getting 34 percent of the parliament seats, which will give them a clear majority in parliament if they also win most of the sits via majoritarian system, where in most cases Republican-backed oligarchs are contesting elections. Continue reading
Not that there’s anything surprising here, RFE/RL journalist has cought on tape how deputies from Armenia’s ruling Republican party are voting for themselves and for their absent friends. One of the ‘forgers’ is vice-president of the Republican party Razmik Zohrabian.