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Step-March

After 40 minutes from the beginning of the march, the police managed to remove the leaders of he movement Nikol Pashinyan, Ararat Mirzoyan, Sasun Mikayelyan to the unknown direction by using violent force and sound grenades. The location of Nikol Pashinyan officially is not confirmed yet. During the following hours, thousands of the protestors in front of the  Police Department of Shengavit, Yerevan demanded to set free illegally isolated delegates who have the right of inviolability and in order to arrest them, the decision of the National Assembly is necessary.

The meeting : the clash

On the evening of April 21 it became known that the Prime Minister of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan is accepting the agenda. Negotiations about transferring the Power with the presence of the journalists took place on April 22, at 10 a.m. in the "Marriott Armenia" Hotel.However, the morning meeting of the Prime Minister and the Opposition Leader lasted only minutes.

Demonstrators taking the streets

The strong rain which started in the morning of April 21, looked like wiped off the traces of the powerful marches and civil disobedience actions of previous days in the capital and near areas, however, since noon, the disobedience actions continued with a greater power.
Disobedience was followed by closing interstate roads and by civilian marches in Yerevan, Gyumri, Vanadzor, Armavir, Echmiadzin, Ashtarak, Abovyan, Ijevan, Noyemberyan, Ayrum, Berd and different villages.

The most crowded meetings ever

On the twenty of April, thousands of demonstrators broke down the city's tranquility with their cars, marches and peaceful rallies. The rally which took place in the Republic Square was the most crowded one during these days. Demonstrators are getting more and more  with other people joining to the demonstration. The demand is one: Serzh Sargsyan's government should bid farewell.

Blocking streets of Yerevan

On the morning of April 20, two drivers left their cars on Vagharshyan street in Yerevan, making traffic jam. It seemed that there were no supporters, and the cars passing did not even pay attention to what happened. The police pushed with damaging the cars and with the help of evacuators restored the traffic.

Beep, Beep against Serj

On the morning of April 19th NIkol Pashinyan, demonstrators and students surrounded few buildings of the government. The police detained more than 100 demonstrators. One of the demonstrators lay under the police vehicle not letting in to depart. The march moved from Arshakuniats avenue to Garegin Nzhdeh square.

Rally in Republic Square

It's been the second day that the National Assembly MP, head of the "My Step" movement Nikol Pashinyan with thousands of his supporters is holding a summarizing rally in the city’s main Republic Square. After the rally the 42-year-old leader of the opposition Civil Contract party led the crowd to the prime minister’s office.

Independent Student

On April 18 Nikol Pashinyan, thousands students and protestors walked to the Serj Sargsyan's residence and forced the police to re-build a police-wall in front of it. Then the demonstrators walked to the municipality building. In the morning 91 were detained, including 20 juveniles.

One more step

On April 17 with the majority of votes the National Assembly elected the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia. Nikol Pashinyan with thousands of students and demonstrators protested against Serzh Sargsyan in Yerevan and other cities by blocking  streets, entrances to three government ministries, the Central Bank and the Prosecutor-General’s Office for several hours.

I am not alone, not alone, not alone

On April 17th the National Assembly elected the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia. Serzh Sargsyan was elected prime minister by majority of votes. Thousands of demonstrators have been protesting against Serzh Sargsyan's election in Yerevan and other cities. Today they blocked the building of the Central Bank, the Prosecutor's Office, the State Revenue Committee, and other buildings, paralyzing their work.