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Armenian ruling party accused of ‘suspicious’ funding sources

Two investigations suggested that Civil Contract may have tried to get around rules aimed at removing big money from politics.

Armenian ruling party accused of ‘suspicious’ funding sources

Two investigations suggested that Civil Contract may have tried to get around rules aimed at removing big money from politics.

Ruling party removes former Yerevan mayor from city council

Civil Contract also removed two other city councilors for absenteeism.

Ruling party removes former Yerevan mayor from city council

Civil Contract also removed two other city councilors for absenteeism.

Civil Contract accused of ‘anti-democratic interference’ in local councils

Civil Contract has abruptly scrapped a power-sharing deal with another party in Gyumri, and ousted an opposition mayor in Alaverdi.

Civil Contract accused of ‘anti-democratic interference’ in local councils

Civil Contract has abruptly scrapped a power-sharing deal with another party in Gyumri, and ousted an opposition mayor in Alaverdi.

Ruling party secures Yerevan mayorship despite underperforming in elections

Yerevan’s City Council has elected Tigran Avinyan as mayor.

Ruling party secures Yerevan mayorship despite underperforming in elections

Yerevan’s City Council has elected Tigran Avinyan as mayor.

Ruling party falls short of majority in Yerevan elections

Civil Contract won 24 of 65 seats on the council, with just 33% of the vote.

Ruling party falls short of majority in Yerevan elections

Civil Contract won 24 of 65 seats on the council, with just 33% of the vote.

Armenia’s ruling party accused of hiring young women for campaign marches in Yerevan 

Armenia’s ruling Civil Contract party has been accused of hiring young women to take part in campaign marches ahead of municipal elections in Yerevan.

Armenia’s ruling party accused of hiring young women for campaign marches in Yerevan 

Armenia’s ruling Civil Contract party has been accused of hiring young women to take part in campaign marches ahead of municipal elections in Yerevan.

Court freezes newspaper assets over report into Yerevan Deputy Mayor’s wealth

Opposition newspaper 168 Zham and their journalist Davit Sargsyan accused Tigran Avinyan of illicit enrichment.

Court freezes newspaper assets over report into Yerevan Deputy Mayor’s wealth

Opposition newspaper 168 Zham and their journalist Davit Sargsyan accused Tigran Avinyan of illicit enrichment.

Armenia’s ruling party moves to appoint allies to independent bodies

The Electoral Commission and Supreme Judicial Council are meant to be indpendent institutions free from political influence. 

Armenia’s ruling party moves to appoint allies to independent bodies

The Electoral Commission and Supreme Judicial Council are meant to be indpendent institutions free from political influence. 

Armenia’s ruling party takes hit in local votes

Civil Contract won majorities in just 8 of 17 municipalities where local council elections were being held.

Armenia’s ruling party takes hit in local votes

Civil Contract won majorities in just 8 of 17 municipalities where local council elections were being held.

Armenian government U-turns on expelling opposition MPs

The Civil Contract party had intended to strip 33 opposition MPs of their posts for their absences from parliamentary sessions.

Armenian government U-turns on expelling opposition MPs

The Civil Contract party had intended to strip 33 opposition MPs of their posts for their absences from parliamentary sessions.