Google+ Hangout With Armenian Presidential Challenger Raffi Hovannisian

Google+ Hangout With Armenian Presidential Challenger Raffi Hovannisian

On April 9, incumbent Serzh Sarkisian will be sworn in for another term as president of Armenia. As that happens, Sarkisian’s bested rival, Raffi Hovannisian, will be taking part in his own inauguration — the “inauguration of a new Armenia,” as he says. It’s unclear exactly what the event will be, but the timing is almost certainly no accident. Hovannisian disputes the results of the February 18 election. He lost to Sarkisian by roughly 20…

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Obama Sticks A Price Tag on Sarkissian's Congratulation Message

Obama Sticks A Price Tag on Sarkissian's Congratulation Message

Armenian President Serzh Sarkissian received congratulatory message from the President of the USA Barack Obama on his reelection, amid doubts about the election process voiced by international observers and human rights watchdogs.

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Serj Tankian's Letter to The President of Armenia

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…

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Hovhannisian Disperses Supporters for A Day Following a Meeting With Sarkissian

  Crowd outside Presidential Palace chanting #Hayastan and #Raffi for President #armvote13 #armenia http://t.co/vCj4M0SLSE — CivilNet.AM (@CivilNetTV) February 21, 2013 President Sarkissian meets opposition challenger Raffi Hovhannisian http://t.co/ijW6xcYXg2 #armvote13 — Artur Papyan (@ditord) February 21, 2013 Raffi Hovhannisian. "I'll tell you details of our discussion with Serzh Sarkissian during tomorrow's rally at 17:00" #armvote13 — Artur Papyan (@ditord) February 21, 2013 Hovhannisian urges supporters to disperse after a two-hour-long discussion with Sarkissian in presidential palace…

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Ter-Petrossian Kills Armenian National Congress for A New Beginning

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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