Tag: #ElectricYerevan

In Armenia, Moscow Seeks Phantom Victory over Phantom Color Revolution, Latynina Says

June 29, 2015

Staunton, June 28 – Many Russian analysts have suggested that the Kremlin views what is going on in Armenia as a color revolution because it is incapable of thinking about any protests in the former Soviet republics as anything but the actions of foreign governments in general and the United States in particular. But Yuliya […]

Russia Update: Russians Watch Protests in Yerevan with Apprehension – or Inspiration

June 26, 2015

Russians commentators have been concerned about how their government will react to the protests in Yerevan, which they are determined to see as a “Maidan.” Meanwhile, some in the Russian opposition have been inspired. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign […]

If Moscow Fails to Understand that Yerevan is Not a Maidan, That Alone Could Make It One, Markedonov Says

June 24, 2015

Staunton, June 24 – Many Russian analysts (e.g. SVPressa.ru ) are hurrying to suggest that this week’s protests in Yerevan and their suppression by the Armenian government are the opening round of a new Maidan, an anti-Moscow action that is being promoted and exploited by the West as part of a broader geopolitical struggle. But […]