"Yelq" demands resignation of mayor of Yerevan

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As of Friday at 6 pm, capital city Yerevan police have detained 233 people, news.am reports.

Yerevan police: 183 people are detained

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As of Friday at 3 pm, capital city Yerevan police have detained 183 people.

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19.04.2018 22:30 GMT

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Yerevan opposition activists changes tactics

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The leader of the Civil Contract opposition party, MP Nikol Pashinyan, and his supporters blockaded all the government facilities on Republic Square and the Government House in central Yerevan.

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Protest actions under the slogan "Reject Serzh!" embraced various cities of the world, in particular in Los Angeles and in various cities of France.

Opposition leader urges allies to blockade Armenia’s government facilities

19.04.2018 00:16 GMT

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The leader of the Civil Contract opposition party, MP Nikol Pashinyan, has urged his supporters to blockade all government facilities across the country, TASS reported.

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