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Power of the people: what made Armenia’s Velvet Revolution successful?

Leading figures in Armenia’s Velvet Revolution discuss the factors and strategies that contributed to the movement's success.

Power of the people: what made Armenia’s Velvet Revolution successful?

By Arshaluys Barseghyan

Leading figures in Armenia’s Velvet Revolution discuss the factors and strategies that contributed to the movement's success.

Roses and Velvet: a contested legacy of revolution

This year marks 20 years since Georgia’s Rose Revolution, and five since the Velvet Revolution in Armenia.

Roses and Velvet: a contested legacy of revolution

By Shota Kincha

This year marks 20 years since Georgia’s Rose Revolution, and five since the Velvet Revolution in Armenia.

Datablog | What do the ‘tragic consequences’ of colour revolutions actually look like?

While Russian rhetoric warns against the supposed negative consequences of colour revolutions, their actual impacts appear to be broadly positive. 

Datablog | What do the ‘tragic consequences’ of colour revolutions actually look like?

By Givi Silagadze

While Russian rhetoric warns against the supposed negative consequences of colour revolutions, their actual impacts appear to be broadly positive. 

Armenian parliament votes to remove three judges from Constitutional Court

The amendments also remove Hrayr Tovmasyan as chair of the court.

Armenian parliament votes to remove three judges from Constitutional Court

The amendments also remove Hrayr Tovmasyan as chair of the court.

Nagorno-Karabakh prepares for unprecedented elections

Observers say the polls, the first major elections since Armenia’s ‘Velvet Revolution’ in 2018, will be unprecedented in their competitiveness.

Nagorno-Karabakh prepares for unprecedented elections

By Anahit Danielyan

Observers say the polls, the first major elections since Armenia’s ‘Velvet Revolution’ in 2018, will be unprecedented in their competitiveness.

Video | Year two of the Armenian revolution

A year of growing struggle over the meaning and legacy of the Velvet Revolution.

Video | Year two of the Armenian revolution

A year of growing struggle over the meaning and legacy of the Velvet Revolution.

Former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan indicted for corruption

Sargsyan is accused of embezzling around ֏490 million ($1 million) as part of a programme of state fuel subsidies to farmers in 2013. 

Former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan indicted for corruption

Sargsyan is accused of embezzling around ֏490 million ($1 million) as part of a programme of state fuel subsidies to farmers in 2013. 

Pashinyan criticised for secretly doubling salaries of government ministers

The Armenian Prime Minister ordered the salary increase back in July 2018. 

Pashinyan criticised for secretly doubling salaries of government ministers

The Armenian Prime Minister ordered the salary increase back in July 2018. 

Pashinyan joined by Rouhani and Putin at Eurasian Economic Union summit in Yerevan

Eight heads of state visited the Armenian capital including Russian President Vladimir Putin, it was his first visit to Armenia since the Velvet Revolution.

Pashinyan joined by Rouhani and Putin at Eurasian Economic Union summit in Yerevan

Eight heads of state visited the Armenian capital including Russian President Vladimir Putin, it was his first visit to Armenia since the Velvet Revolution.

Mutual recriminations follow resignation of Armenia’s security chief

It is the biggest row within the inner circle of Armenia’s post-revolutionary administration to date. 

Mutual recriminations follow resignation of Armenia’s security chief

It is the biggest row within the inner circle of Armenia’s post-revolutionary administration to date.