The Kremlin protests in Armenia cannot be compared with the revolution in Ukraine

Already the 11th day in Yerevan are mass protests against the government, embodied by residents of Armenia think of the now former Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan.

Yesterday, April 23, there was an important shift: Sargsyan, who was in power about 10 years, including 2 years as President, and recently appointed leader of the government, announced his retirement.

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Today, the press Secretary of the Kremlin Dmitry Peskov commented on the unrest in the capital of the allied countries. The Russian representative said that Moscow does not associate the political crisis in Armenia, the events of 2013-2014 in Ukraine, in which then-President Viktor Yanukovych fled the country. Peskov also noted some positive developments, namely the stabilization of the situation.

«We hope that order and stability will remain in the country and that in the near future will shape the political consensus,» — said Sands at a press conference, stressing that what is happening is «exclusively an internal affair of Armenia». And the question is, in any case, Moscow is ready to intervene in the situation, Peskov said: «Why Moscow should intervene?»

On 17 April, the Armenian opposition has announced the beginning of the «velvet revolution». As notes the edition «jellyfish», according to many experts, the Prime Minister’s resignation and the coming to power of his opponents will not change the political situation in Armenia. Corruption, the Karabakh conflict, the lack of freedom of speech — all of these problems has plagued the country even before the coming to power Sargsyan.