Ara Hagopian

Peaceful Revolution In Action: Pashinyan Elected Armenia’s New Prime Minister

It was 1989 when the Sametová revoluce (Czech for “Velvet Revolution”) brought about the end of one-party rule in Czechoslovakia. The leadership of the Communist Party stepped down and allowed playwright-activist Václav Havel to ascend to the presidency. Havel opened his candidacy up to referendum the very next year, allowing […]