U.S. warns Armenia's Army not to

U.S. warns Armenia's Army not to "intervene" in government

February 26, 2021 - 00:47 AMT  20:47 GMT
"We remind all parties of the bedrock democratic principle that states' armed forces should not intervene in domestic politics."
Pashinyan, Putin discuss Armenia crisis over the phone

Pashinyan, Putin discuss Armenia crisis over the phone

February 25, 2021 - 20:30 AMT  16:30 GMT
The Kremlin said Putin spoke in favor of maintaining order and peace in Armenia, resolving the situation within the law.
Russia: Iskander missiles not fired in Karabakh

Russia: Iskander missiles not fired in Karabakh

February 25, 2021 - 20:24 AMT  16:24 GMT
The Russian Defense Ministry was "surprised and bewildered" by Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's claims.
Embassy: U.S.

Embassy: U.S. "closely following" developments in Armenia

February 25, 2021 - 18:51 AMT  14:51 GMT
The U.S. encouraged all parties to exercise calm and restraint and to de-escalate tensions peacefully, without violence.
Opposition barricading parliament street as their

Opposition barricading parliament street as their "headquarters"

February 25, 2021 - 18:35 AMT  14:35 GMT
The rally-goers were later informed that tents and heaters will be installed soon to make the street more accommodating.
Defense Ministry cautions against dragging

Defense Ministry cautions against dragging "apolitical" army into politics

February 25, 2021 - 18:07 AMT  14:07 GMT
Any such attempt threatens the stability and security of Armenia, the Defense Ministry said pledging action if necessary.
Authorities, opposition launch rallies in Yerevan

Authorities, opposition launch rallies in Yerevan

February 25, 2021 - 17:57 AMT  13:57 GMT
Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan brought supporters to the streets after the military urged him to resign.
Armenia NSS warns against actions threatening national security

Armenia NSS warns against actions threatening national security

February 25, 2021 - 17:07 AMT  13:07 GMT
The National Security Service said any provocation could be considered as aimed at weakening the state.
Turkey condemns

Turkey condemns "coup attempt" in Armenia

February 25, 2021 - 16:40 AMT  12:40 GMT
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said no matter where in the world a coup is taking place, "we condemn it."
Sarkissian says taking

Sarkissian says taking "urgent" steps to reduce tensions

February 25, 2021 - 16:26 AMT  12:26 GMT
President Armen Sarkissian urged common sense among the public, the authorities, the opposition and law enforcement.