Mass Protests in Yerevan: Armenia Demands Elections After Serzh Sargsyan Quits

As the parliament still has the ability to have a new Prime Minister from the same party as was Serzh Sargsyan people don’t want to stop protesting even after 11 days as their full demands still haven’t been met – and have pledged to carry on demonstrating until they are.

Celebrations broke out after news filtered into the streets that long-time ruler Serzh Sargsyan had stepped down. At this moment in the Republic Square massive number of people calling for new elections to happen.

Armenia in comparison to some other countries in the former Soviet space tends to have a better electoral process. People hope that new elections will help.