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Opposition protests continue over presidential election results (25.02.2008)

(Quelle: RFE / RL) They are loudly voicing their belief that former President Levon Ter-Petrossian, who finished second in the February 19 poll, lost only because the election was rigged. Ter-Petrossian has vowed to file a complaint with the Constitutional Court, and is demanding that a new vote be...

Unrest spreads in Armenia, and some are arrested (25.02.2008)

(Quelle: New York Times) The Armenian authorities detained top opposition figures on Sunday while thousands of protesters chanted calls for a rerun of a presidential election that they said was rigged.

Current PM 'wins' Armenian poll (20.02.2008)

(Quelle: BBC) Armenian Prime Minister Serge Sarkisian has won fiercely-contested presidential polls in the former Soviet republic, near complete official results show. With 97% of ballots counted, Mr Sarkisian led with 52% of the vote, with his nearest rival, ex-President Levon Ter-Petrosian,...

International observers: Armenia’s vote passes the mark (20.02.2008)

(Quelle: EurasiaNet) Despite widespread opposition and domestic observer claims of violence and intimidation, an international observation team has deemed Armenia’s February 19 presidential vote a step forward in the country’s start-and-stop process toward Western-style democracy. The...

OSCE concerned by election campaign (08.02.2008)

(Quelle: RFE / RL) International observers expressed concern on February 7 about Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian's heavy reliance on government levers in the campaign for the February 19 presidential ballot and pledged to investigate a violent incident that nearly disrupted a campaign rally by...

Little noticed judicial reforms could have role in election (08.02.2008)

(Quelle: Eurasianet) Recent judicial reforms in Armenia could influence the conduct of the country’s February 19 presidential election. New legislation, which went into force at the start of 2008, has established three specialized courts to try civil, criminal and administrative cases. They...

Opposition candidates consider joining forces (05.02.2008)

(Quelle: Eurasianet) Two weeks before Armenia’s presidential vote, two key opposition candidates and a prominent opposition party leader are in talks about a possible merger. If a unified candidate emerges from those discussions, Armenia’s February 19 election could prove...