Police have arrested over 200 demonstrators during rallies against the country's government. Protesters are calling on newly appointed PM Sarkisian to resign – with critics accusing him of clinging to power and failing to address economic problems.
Representatives of the Russian army apologized to the Armenian government after conducting unannounced war games in a northwest village of Panik. Russia is Armenia's key military ally and has a base on Armenian soil.
Armenia's parliament has elected protest leader Nikol Pashinyan prime minister. The transfer of power after weeks of protests resolves the immediate political crisis, but uncertainty looms on the horizon.
Two Russian pranksters have tricked UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson into believing he was on the phone with Armenian leader Nikol Pashinyan. They told Johnson that Jeremy Corbyn's aides were paid by the Kremlin.
Armenia's parliament has voted 55-45 to block protest leader Nikol Pashinyan from becoming prime minister. During a lengthy debate, the ruling Republican Party signaled it would vote against his sole candidacy.
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