Armenia: Rallies, Revolution & the Numbers Game

The Armenian Patchwork posts photographs from major rallies staged in Yerevan’s Liberty Square by two of the country’s nine candidates for the 19 February presidential election in Armenia. On Friday, Vahan Hovannisian and the Armenian Revolutionary Federation — Dashnaktrutyun (ARF-D) held theirs and set a precedent for the most Western like as well as a new record for attendance. The following day, former president Levon Ter-Petrossian held his, gathered a few thousand more, and continued along the same “revolutionary” path followed since prematurely starting his pre-election campaign last September.

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