Tag: Armenia

Armenia could become ‘laboratory for post-Soviet democracy’

     

Armenia could become a laboratory for post-Soviet democracy, analysts suggest. “This is a wake-up call,” says Richard Giragosian, director of the Regional Studies Center. “This is a scary message for… Read more »

Armenia needs ‘institutional backbone’ to sustain democratic breakthrough

     

Converting Armenia ’s ‘Velvet Revolution’ into a sustainable democratic transition requires establishing an  “’institutional backbone” to ensure there is no reversion to corrupt, autocratic governance, says Daron Acemoglu, a Turkish born… Read more »

Revolution in Armenia? Prospects of the protest movement

     

Under pressure from a surging popular protest movement, Armenia’s Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan (left) resigned on Monday, less than one week after taking office, notes the Commission on Security and… Read more »

‘No color revolution’: Armenians don’t deliver blow to Putinism?

     

In Armenia, a constitutional power grab backfired, says Chatham House analyst Laurence Broers. Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan stepped down Monday amid large-scale protests against corruption and his rule, a move… Read more »

Democratization is among ‘Armenia’s New Challenges’

     

The U.S. has little leverage to influence developments in Armenia’s shifting political and security landscape, according to experts on the post-Soviet space, Eurasianet’s Grigor Atanesian reports. The current geopolitical shift… Read more »