The Debate

Moment of Truth: Can Armenia pull off a peaceful revolution?

Armenians were promised a new leader this Tuesday, but will have to wait. Nikol Pashinyan will try again next week but there may be other candidates for PM. In parliament, he stuck to the call of the protesters outside: the fight against corruption, poverty, and collusion between the ruling Republican Party and oligarchs who long backed former leader Sargsyan. Pashinyan stresses that Armenia is different from other ex-Soviet republics and he's got no beef with Russia. Can reform come peacefully?


Produced by Daniel BARNEY, Tommaso MAZZANTI and Laure FOURQUET.

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