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Freedom House: Global Decline In Democracy Has ‘Accelerated’

Radio Free Europe 03 Mar 2021
Meanwhile, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian made “some headway in his reform drive,” although the report said the “consensus behind his government was shattered by defeat” in the six-week war with Azerbaijan over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh last year.
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Turkey: Violation of Osman Kavala’s Rights Intensifies

Human Rights Watch 01 Mar 2021
(Istanbul) – The Turkish government’s failure to comply with a binding European Court of ... It was used for the first time in 2017 when the government of Azerbaijan continuously refused to secure the unconditional release of a wrongfully jailed opposition politician, Ilgar Mammadov.
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Armenia’s president rebuffs PM order for army chief dismissal as protests continue

Press TV 28 Feb 2021
Armenia’s president has refused to sign a decree by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to dismiss the army's chief of staff, amid a political crisis that has grown over the government's handling of last year's war with Azerbaijan ... The truce deal, that left Azerbaijan largely in control of the territory, has sparked angry protests in Armenia, ever since.
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Armenian president refuses to fire armed forces chief at center of political crisis

Metro USA 27 Feb 2021
The army has called for the resignation of Pashinyan and his government after what critics say was the disastrous handling of a bloody six-week conflict between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces over the region of ...
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Armenian PM calls on supporters to defeat coup

The Times/The Sunday Times 26 Feb 2021
... has accused the army of staging a coup after its commander called for the government’s resignation in light of the disastrous war against Azerbaijan.
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Armenians and Georgians protest as political crises shake Caucasus states

The Irish Times 26 Feb 2021
The most senior officer involved, general staff chief Onik Gasparyan, refused to leave his post on Mr Pashinyan’s order and joined other top brass in denouncing the government, which has been under huge pressure since Armenian forces ceded much of the Nagorno-Karabakh region to Azerbaijan in fighting last autumn.
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Armenian PM resists ‘coup’ attempt as army tells him to resign

The Irish Times 25 Feb 2021
Armenian prime minister Nikol Pashinyan has defied what he called a coup attempt by top military officers, who urged him to resign in the wake of the nation’s bitter defeat to Azerbaijan in fighting over the Nagorno-Karabakh region ... The confrontation was sparked by continuing recrimination over the defeat to Azerbaijan.
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Nikol Pashinyan: From street protester to embattled Armenian PM

Al Jazeera 25 Feb 2021
Pashinyan emerged as the leader of a wave of anti-government street protests that rocked Armenia in the spring of 2018 ... The agreement – celebrated as a victory in Azerbaijan – prompted angry crowds to storm government buildings in the Armenian capital, Yerevan.
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Factbox: Nikol Pashinyan - from street protester to embattled Armenian PM

Yahoo Daily News 25 Feb 2021
Pashinyan emerged as the leader of a wave of anti-government street protests that rocked Armenia in the spring of 2018 ... The agreement - celebrated as a victory in Azerbaijan - prompted angry crowds to storm government buildings in the Armenian capital Yerevan.
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Armenia PM warns of coup attempt after army seeks his resignation

Al Jazeera 25 Feb 2021
The development comes as anti-government protesters, still angered by Pashinyan’s handling of the recent Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with Azerbaijan, renew their call that he quits ... thousands of lives and saw swathes of territory in and around Nagorno-Karabakh ceded to Azerbaijan.
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Protests rock Armenia as PM slams ‘coup’ attempt: Live updates

Al Jazeera 25 Feb 2021
Anti-government sentiment swelled last November after a conflict with Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region ended, and gathered pace again this week ... Turkey strongly supported Azerbaijan in the recent Nagorno-Karabakh war.
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Armenia’s prime minister accuses army of staging a coup

The Times/The Sunday Times 25 Feb 2021
... staging a coup after it called for him and his government to resign just months after a disastrous war against the country’s bitter foe, Azerbaijan.
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ARF Bureau Announcement

Asbarez 25 Feb 2021
Azerbaijan continues its unilateral drawing of borders as the Armenian government remains indifferent, while at the same time, an inexplicable retreat is taking place in Artsakh-Armenia relations and in the issue of Artsakh self-governance ... The government, which has proven its ...
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