After the Armenian PM’s resignation, opposition activists are keen to heal rifts in the country. In a symbolic act of unity, protesters cleaned up the area where they rallied against Serzh Sargsyan
Armenia's acting prime minister is on track to consolidate his power after preliminary results put his alliance ahead in parliamentary elections. Nikol Pashinian took office in May after leading anti-corruption protests.
Armenia's president has dissolved parliament and called for new elections in December. The move is in sync with acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian's plans to gain control of the legislature through snap elections.
Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian wants to weaken his predecessor's party in the parliament and cement his leadership. He took over as prime minister in May after weeks of leading anti-corruption protests.
Just last May Armenia celebrated the "world's merriest apocalypse." Now the country is holding the first elections since its "Velvet Revolution." Felix Franz reports from Yerevan.
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