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 →
Armenia - President Serzh Sarkisian and his son-in-law Mikael Minasian.
Armenia’s ruling Republican party seems the only political force that is taking the upcoming elections seriously, as President Serzh Sargsian makes some major reshuffles by replacing Yerevan’s Mayor Karen Karapetian, Chief of Police Alik Sargsian, Moving the NA Speaker Hovik Abrahamian to run his party’s election campaign and sends his most trusted person – Mikael Minasian (son-in-law) to supervise the runner of his party’s campaign. Continue reading →
Yerevan’s mayor Karen Karapetyan resigned last week offering an explanation to his fans (and he did have a lot of fans in fact) on Facebook, which basically read like – he got a better job offer in Moscow. Continue reading →
For the first time since leaving his presidential post in April 2008 and departing from the political scene, Armenia’s former President Robert Kocharian has indicated readiness to return to “big politics.” Continue reading →