Armenia: Evaluating Electric Yerevan’s Impact

Waving Armenian flags, protesters run through the streets of downtown Yerevan to join the growing weeklong rally against the rise in electricity rates. Protesters insisted the gatherings in the capital were not about Russia or the EU, but only Armenia. (Photo: Nazik Armanakyan)

The Electric Yerevan protest in the Armenian capital did not manage to attain the critical mass needed to transform into a Euromaidan-type event, leading to an overhaul of the country’s political system.

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Marianna Grigoryan is a freelance reporter based in Yerevan and editor of

Armenia: Evaluating Electric Yerevan’s Impact

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