| 13.11.15 | 15:58
An Armenian opposition movement insists that by inviting Jirair Sefilian, one of its leaders, to the Investigative Committee the authorities have launched political persecutions against them. Meanwhile, the ruling party says that it is simply a precautionary step.
| 27.10.15 | 15:22
The “Rise Up, Armenia” civic action group is standing again by sitting, this announcing a four-day sit-in strike in front of the National Assembly, and demanding that Members of Parliament discuss the resignation of President Serzh Sargsyan.
| 14.10.15 | 14:40
The indefinite practice of the forces, which were united against the constitutional amendments, make the Union for National Self-Determination (UNSD) remain in an observer’s status, Paruyr Hayrikyan, the leader of the UNSD, told media today.
| 14.10.15 | 09:29
An “external” intrigue in Armenia’s internal political life – President of the Union of Armenians of Russia (UAR) Ara Abrahamyan has announced his intention to form a political party and participate in the upcoming parliamentary elections in Armenia.
| 17.09.15 | 14:43
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has conducted two consultations with officials over the past week or so where problems of concern to many members of the public have been discussed. Still, many observers in Armenia believe that such kinds of meetings are part of the head of state’s tactics of winning people’s hearts ahead of the referendum on a controversial constitution reform expected later this year.
| 15.09.15 | 15:34
Political forces opposing proposed constitutional amendments are to be expected and respected, says Lernik Alexanyan, a member of the parliamentarian fraction of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA).
| 11.09.15 | 10:45
The National Assembly of Armenia, which, if the ongoing process of constitutional amendments succeeds, is going to become the country’s most important political body, even today does not fully exercise the powers vested in it by the Constitution, say a number of lawmakers who have summarized the results of the monitoring of the current National Assembly’s seventh session (February-June 2015).
| 11.09.15 | 10:26
The train called “the constitutional reform” has already left the station and everyone needs to find their place on this train, ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) spokesman Eduard Sharmazanov told media following a meeting of the RPA executive body late on Thursday.
| 08.09.15 | 10:20
Former Armenian president Robert Kocharyan does not rule out the possibility of his return to active politics, but says he has still not decided whether to come out of political retirement. This emerged on Monday when RFE/RL published excerpts of a broader interview with the ex-leader.
| 04.09.15 | 15:05
Active discussions over the constitutional amendments by politicians, who are for and against them, continue, and the Heritage party leader, Raffi Hovannisian, thinks that the government tries to create a one-party state in that way.