presents the latest from Armenia:
The parliamentary defeat of opposition politician Nikol Pashinyan continues to incite the protest movement in Armenia. Now central streets in the former Soviet republic are to be blocked. The capital Yerevan is already paralyzed according to media reports.
Armenian protest leader Nikol Pashinyan was blocked in parliament, now his supporters want to block the whole country. After his election defeat in the House of Representatives in Yerevan, Pashinyan called on his supporters to go back to the streets on Wednesday.
Roads and motorways in the former Soviet republic are to be blocked from the early morning, also the airports and the train routes. “We will start tomorrow with new actions of civil disobedience, with renewed vigor” said Pashinyan on Tuesday evening in front of his followers. “Our fight can not end in failure.”