September 27, 2023

Athens News

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Protests began near the Russian Embassy in Yerevan (video, live broadcast)

In Yerevan, protesters gathered near the Russian embassy. Demonstrators blocked the entrance to the diplomatic mission, and clashes with the police began.

People came in connection with the resumption military operations in Nagorno-Karabakh, writes Newsam. They hold a large flag of Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh). The participants blocked all entrances to the building and demand that Moscow intervene in the situation and stop Azerbaijan, which has launched an armed operation against the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh.

The situation escalated and clashes broke out between protesters and police.

Protesters also gathered under the building of the Armenian government. The Investigative Committee said it had opened criminal proceedings in connection with calls for mass unrest.


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