Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinian (center) on April 17 in Yerevan: “I declare today the launching of a velvet [revolution], a peaceful people’s revolution," Pashinian said. "A revolutionary situation is brewing across the country. Demonstrators are blocking streets and...highways in the cities of Gyumri, Ijevan, Vanadzor, Kapan and Metsamor. People are not going to work. Mass strikes have begun."
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