Tag: Yerevan

Armenia’s “Self Appointed” Premier Seeks Legitimacy With Snap Elections as Protests Continue

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan is already suffering from a case of “be careful what you wish for” even though thus far he has got everything he has wanted without any significant resistance. Throughout April, Pashinyan led street protests in Yerevan where the once suited and shaved newspaper oligarch donned a […]

Armenia to Hold Snap Elections as Interim PM Capitulates to “Opposition”

Interim Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan has formally requested that President Armen Sarkissian call a snap election for the country’s unicameral National Assembly in a move which appears to be a further capitulation to street protests behind led by liberal newspaper oligarch Nikol Pashinyan. Pashinyan was due to meet with Karapetyan this morning […]

Armenia’s “Opposition” Adopts Negotiating Tactic of the Takfiris Who Have Stalled Syria’s Geneva Process

The Geneva peace talks for Syria have becoming something of a running farce as every time the Takfiri extremists lose to the Syrian government on the battlefield, their representatives saunter into the negotiating room in Geneva with even more extreme demands and increasingly unrealistic preconditions. With fewer and fewer pockets […]