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Cronicles of 1-march 2008/Yerevan

As we know, the members of the NA interim committee dealing with the investigation of the March 1-2 incidents and their causes recently visited the Police military unit No. 10/33 with the purpose of meeting with the commanders and finding out the circumstances of the death of Tigran Abgaryan, a serviceman who was injured during the March 1-2 incidents and passed away 40 days later.
   Commander of the military unit Arsen Galstyan gave the committee members a thorough description on the number of the servicemen of the unit, the main tools of their armament and the process of the activities of the demonstrators and servicemen. He pointed out that on March 1, around 7 o’clock in the morning, the detachment consisting of 200 servicemen was deployed in the neighborhood of the opera; at that time, the territory was already cleared of the demonstrators.
   The servicemen were already armed with individual tools of protection, rubber clubs, anti-attack shields and plastic helmets. Their armament consisted of special chemical means and bullets with gas grenades (“Tcheryomoukha 4”, “Tcheryomoukha 7”, “Siren-6” and 6 karabin rifles – KS-23, that were envisaged for shooting highly explosive shells filled with gas).

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ARMENIA:THE VICTIMS OF THE “PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATORS”

During its yesterday’s session the NA Temporary Committee investigating the results of March 1-2 developments touched upon the circumstances of the death cases and the results of the forensic expertise. For that purpose the committee invited the Director of the Scientific-Practical Center of Forensic Expertise Shota Vardanyan.

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Armenia.1-st of March 2008.Update from police.

The only issue included in the agenda of yesterday’s session of the interim parliamentary committee investigating the March 1-2 events and their causes concerned the disclosure of the details and circumstances of the incident that took place on the Theatrical Square in the morning of March 1 and the clarification of the operations of the police officers. To this end, Major-General ALEXANDER AFYAN, Deputy Chief of the Police, was invited to the committee session.

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Armenian National Congress.Another soap buble?

“Analyzing the present situation and having the objective to liven the social-political activeness in September, the center of the movement considers it very important not to stop holding massive events, sit in and hunger strikes, as well as realize the idea of Armenian National Congress,” Ter-Petrosyan announced during the demonstration yesterday.

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Yerevan.Opposition Rally on August 1.

The activists of the Ter-Petrosyan-led movement  began their demonstration with a disgraceful incident.
One of the people standing on the platform of the Matenadaran had the naivety to make a half-hearted response to the revolutionaries’ ultimatum-like demands and was fiercely attacked by the activists. After listening to the short speech of the chief demonstrator, the middle-aged man standing not far from the microphone said, “Well, why do you make demands? Just ask!”

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Armenian opposition/MOVEMENT OR CONGRESS?

 

Instead of consolidating the opposition, the recent attempts aimed at establishing the Armenian National Congress – an idea advanced by L. Ter-Petrosyan on May 2, during the conference of the “pan-national movement”, has began serving as a specific kind of “litmus test” revealing the internal controversies.

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“Heritage” -ANC. Equal to equal?

QUESTION REMAINS UNDECIDED FOR THE TIME BEING

In its session convened yesterday, “Heritage” party made a decision to discuss all the forms of cooperation and partnership with the Armenian National Congress only after the adoption of the programs and regulations of the latter.

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