Alliance supporters then marched to nearby Liberty Square.
Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP) head Gagik Tsarukyan today addressed a crowd in Yerevan’s Liberty Square, calling on them to cast their votes for the PAP slate of candidates that he tops in the June 20 snap parliamentary election.
The march started at Yerevan’s Matenadaran Depository of Ancient Manuscripts and wound it way through the city’s downtown.
Yerevan police detained nine people today who were protesting outside the National Assembly while MPs inside, at a special session, were discussing the border situation.
Today's run was dedicated to the memory of soldiers killed in last year’s Artsakh war, exemplified by Vahe Meliksetyan.
These were the slogans chanted by the thousands participating in today’s torchlight procession to Yerevan’s Tzitzernakaberd Genocide Memorial.
Mughdusyan said she chose the handmade flowers because they grow on stone, which symbolizes the constant difficult struggle for the existence of the Armenian people.
Protesters and police clashed on Demirchyan Street near the parliament.
Armenian National Congress officials and supporters today attended a Requiem Service at Yerevan’s St. Sargis Church in memory of the victims of the March 1, 2008 post-presidential election violence in Yerevan and last year’s war in Artsakh.
Anti-Pashinyan protesters stages another rally today on Yerevan's Baghramyan Avenue.
On Baghramyan Avenue a group of anonymous “actors” staged a mock performance entitled Ceausescu’s Execution or the Death of Traitors.
Vazgen Manukyan, Homeland Salvation Movement nominee for transitional prime minister, has called on protesters to pitch tents and block the avenue.
The situation was tense, but no serious clashes took place.
Yerevan police today detained dozens of anti-Pashinyan protesters who attempted to blockade a government building and thus prevent Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan from entering.
Yerevan, New Year's Eve - Yerablur Military Pantheon
Balyan believes that, one year on, the Armenian public and government, including the courts, have come to grips with living with the virus and have made the necessary modifications.
When the war broke out on September 27, all were on the frontline. Artur says that at first it seemed that the war would be over quickly. He was wrong.
December 19 marks the 40th day of the end of hostilities in Artsakh. To mark the occasion, three days of mourning have been declared in Armenia starting today.
Protest organizers say they will continue protesting daily until Pashinyan resigns.
There is a strange but pleasant atmosphere in the orphanage building, some are decorating the table and others are looking for a bride and groom. The bride paces excitedly, refusing to talk to us, saying that she has already talked a lot.
Yesterday, the group marched to the Russian Embassy, raising the same issue.
Kristine Kalashyan returned to Stepanakert on November 21. Joining her were her mother, sister, and the children. No one met them in Stepanakert. They rented two taxis. Her mother, sister and the children left for Martakert.
Artsakh residents who fled to Armenia during the recent war in Artsakh continue returning home. Here, Artsakh residents arrive in Stepanakert today on buses provided by the Yerevan Municipality.
Some residents of Karvatchar still do not know whether to stay or leave․ They are waiting for any good news.
Cops moved in after the rally ended, detaining several participants as well.
Those calling for the resignation of Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan and his government gathered in Yerevan’s Liberty Square today.
Publishers from around the country displayed their works.
A group of women who’ve temporarily moved to Armenia from Artsakh to flee the fighting have started a zhengyalov bread business.
Here’s a group of photos featuring some of the local and foreign journalists covering the fighting that broke out along the Artsakh-Azerbaijan border on September 27.
The course was held for the first time today. Hayarpi Sahakyan, one of the organizers of the initiative, said there were more participants than expected and the course might be held again.
Here are some photos of these people trying, as best they can, to go on with their lives against the backdrop of fighting along the Artsakh-Azerbaijani border not too far away.
Martakert is a town of some 4,500 in the northeastern section of Artsakh close to the Azerbaijani border.
Others argue that Harutyunyan is simply an ineffective minister and should be replaced.
The school with 305 students and 42 staffers is in Yerevan’s Erebuni Administrative District. The number of students in the elementary school has increased in recent years
A criminal investigation has been launched.
Hetq, along with the Arm Speleo Team, recently visited a number of famous and not-so-famous caves in Armenia.
Community roads are mostly in poor condition.
Police today detained several protesters opposed to the Amulsar mine project who had a festive rally outside the National Assembly in Yerevan.
Police were dispatched to the site and detained several protesters as well as Lydian Armenia security guards.
A Hetq camera crew took the following photos of the damage.
During filming, shots were sometimes heard, but it was generally calm Residents gathered in different parts of the village to discuss the news of the day.
Leaving the court, Tsarukyan again stated that he is innocent of the charge, describing it as a politically inspired government vendetta against him.
Those opposing the demolition, to make way for private development, argue that the area is one of the last remaining pockets of historic Yerevan.
People Take Advantage of Lifted Restrictions
He and his fellow workers are out and about disinfecting public transport vehicles and public buildings.
Yerevan: State of Emergency, Day 6
Yerevan: State of Emergency, Day 2
Sometime in October Narek was like, “Let’s go to Sri Lanka this winter. I saw my friend Nastya on Amiryan the other day and asked her about her hostel.