The Evolution of Revolutions: The Case of Armenia | Alexander Iskandaryan

PONARS Eurasia
07 Dec 2018

Alexander Iskandaryan, director of the Caucasus Institute in Yerevan, explains the "evolution of revolutions" in Armenia. He discusses the primary differences between the discontent in 2008 and the recent uprising. For example, at that time there was economic growth and migration to Armenia, the social situation was different, the situation in Karabakh was better, and, most importantly, there were major political differences — beginning with the fact that former president Robert Kocharyan did not want to seek a third term. View the episode and transcript.

The Evolution of Revolutions: The Case of Armenia