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Political standoff in Armenia

Armenian opposition supporters block the road after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, Armenia May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters block the road after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, Armenia May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters block the road after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, Armenia May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Armenian opposition supporters shout slogans after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience, at Republic Square in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters shout slogans after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience, at Republic Square in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters shout slogans after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience, at Republic Square in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan gestures to his supporters at a rally in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan gestures to his supporters at a rally in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan gestures to his supporters at a rally in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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An Armenian opposition supporter sits on the ground as she blocks a road, after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

An Armenian opposition supporter sits on the ground as she blocks a road, after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

An Armenian opposition supporter sits on the ground as she blocks a road, after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Armenian opposition supporters hold hands at Republic Square after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters hold hands at Republic Square after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters hold hands at Republic Square after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Armenian opposition supporters ride on a truck at Republic Square after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters ride on a truck at Republic Square after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters ride on a truck at Republic Square after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Armenian opposition supporters attend a rally after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience, at Republic Square in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. The placard reads: "Nikol, Prime Minister". REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters attend a rally after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience, at Republic Square in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. The placard reads: "Nikol, Prime Minister". REUTERS/Gleb...more

Armenian opposition supporters attend a rally after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience, at Republic Square in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. The placard reads: "Nikol, Prime Minister". REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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An Armenian opposition supporter waves a national flag from a car after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience, at Republic Square in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

An Armenian opposition supporter waves a national flag from a car after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience, at Republic Square in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

An Armenian opposition supporter waves a national flag from a car after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience, at Republic Square in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan is greeted by a supporter after his meeting with lawmakers outside Marriott Armenia hotel in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan is greeted by a supporter after his meeting with lawmakers outside Marriott Armenia hotel in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan is greeted by a supporter after his meeting with lawmakers outside Marriott Armenia hotel in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Armenian opposition supporters walk on the street after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters walk on the street after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters walk on the street after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Garbage bins blocking the road are seen after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Garbage bins blocking the road are seen after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Garbage bins blocking the road are seen after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Armenian opposition supporters argue with police officers as they block a road after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters argue with police officers as they block a road after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters argue with police officers as they block a road after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A staff member is seen inside a metro station closed after opposition protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A staff member is seen inside a metro station closed after opposition protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A staff member is seen inside a metro station closed after opposition protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan react, after his bid to be interim prime minister was blocked by the parliament, during a rally in central Yerevan, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan react, after his bid to be interim prime minister was blocked by the parliament, during a rally in central Yerevan, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan react, after his bid to be interim prime minister was blocked by the parliament, during a rally in central Yerevan, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan applauds at a rally after his bid to be interim prime minister was blocked by the parliament in Yerevan, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan applauds at a rally after his bid to be interim prime minister was blocked by the parliament in Yerevan, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan applauds at a rally after his bid to be interim prime minister was blocked by the parliament in Yerevan, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan wait for the results of the parliament's election of an interim prime minister in central Yerevan, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan wait for the results of the parliament's election of an interim prime minister in central Yerevan, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan wait for the results of the parliament's election of an interim prime minister in central Yerevan, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporter of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan reacts, after his bid to be interim prime minister was blocked by the parliament, during a rally in central Yerevan, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporter of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan reacts, after his bid to be interim prime minister was blocked by the parliament, during a rally in central Yerevan, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporter of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan reacts, after his bid to be interim prime minister was blocked by the parliament, during a rally in central Yerevan, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan takes his seat during a news conference in Yerevan, April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan takes his seat during a news conference in Yerevan, April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan takes his seat during a news conference in Yerevan, April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Armenian opposition supporters hold a rally in Yerevan, April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters hold a rally in Yerevan, April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters hold a rally in Yerevan, April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan throws baseball caps to his supporters during a rally in Yerevan, April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan throws baseball caps to his supporters during a rally in Yerevan, April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan throws baseball caps to his supporters during a rally in Yerevan, April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Armenian opposition supporters hold a rally in Yerevan, April 29, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters hold a rally in Yerevan, April 29, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters hold a rally in Yerevan, April 29, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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People look out of the windows of a residential building during a rally held by supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan in Yerevan, April 29, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

People look out of the windows of a residential building during a rally held by supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan in Yerevan, April 29, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

People look out of the windows of a residential building during a rally held by supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan in Yerevan, April 29, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Armenian opposition supporters block a road during a rally in Yerevan, April 29, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters block a road during a rally in Yerevan, April 29, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition supporters block a road during a rally in Yerevan, April 29, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally in the town of Ijevan, April 28, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally in the town of Ijevan, April 28, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally in the town of Ijevan, April 28, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally in the town of Ijevan, April 28. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally in the town of Ijevan, April 28. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally in the town of Ijevan, April 28. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally in the country's second largest city of Gyumri, April 27. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally in the country's second largest city of Gyumri, April 27. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally in the country's second largest city of Gyumri, April 27. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Local residents hold Armenian flags as they ride horses before a rally held by supporters of opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan in the town of Ijevan, April 28. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Local residents hold Armenian flags as they ride horses before a rally held by supporters of opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan in the town of Ijevan, April 28. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Local residents hold Armenian flags as they ride horses before a rally held by supporters of opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan in the town of Ijevan, April 28. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally as they wait for the results of the parliament's election of an interim prime minister in central Yerevan, May 1. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally as they wait for the results of the parliament's election of an interim prime minister in central Yerevan, May 1. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally as they wait for the results of the parliament's election of an interim prime minister in central Yerevan, May 1. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Local residents greet supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan on their way to Gyumri, in the village of Maralik, April 27. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Local residents greet supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan on their way to Gyumri, in the village of Maralik, April 27. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Local residents greet supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan on their way to Gyumri, in the village of Maralik, April 27. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally against the ruling elite in Yerevan, April 26. 

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Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally against the ruling elite in Yerevan, April 26. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally against the ruling elite in Yerevan, April 26. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally in the country's second largest city of Gyumri, April 27. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally in the country's second largest city of Gyumri, April 27. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally in the country's second largest city of Gyumri, April 27. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan protest against the ruling elite during a rally in Yerevan, April 25. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan protest against the ruling elite during a rally in Yerevan, April 25. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan protest against the ruling elite during a rally in Yerevan, April 25. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan addresses supporters during a rally in Yerevan, April 26. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan addresses supporters during a rally in Yerevan, April 26. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan addresses supporters during a rally in Yerevan, April 26. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally against the ruling elite in Yerevan, April 26.

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Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally against the ruling elite in Yerevan, April 26. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally against the ruling elite in Yerevan, April 26. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally against the ruling elite in Yerevan, April 25. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally against the ruling elite in Yerevan, April 25. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan attend a rally against the ruling elite in Yerevan, April 25. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A policeman holds the face of a participant as people protest against the appointment of ex-president Serzh Sarksyan as the new prime minister and demand an early parliamentary election in Yerevan, April 21. 

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A policeman holds the face of a participant as people protest against the appointment of ex-president Serzh Sarksyan as the new prime minister and demand an early parliamentary election in Yerevan, April 21. REUTERS/Vahram Baghdasaryan/Photolure

A policeman holds the face of a participant as people protest against the appointment of ex-president Serzh Sarksyan as the new prime minister and demand an early parliamentary election in Yerevan, April 21. REUTERS/Vahram Baghdasaryan/Photolure
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