[Marxism] “Yerevan Spring”: A New Day For Armenian Democracy? | Lefteast
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Thu May 3 05:58:38 MDT 2018
The scant Western media coverage of events in Armenia has tended to
fixate on finding some sort of Russia angle. Yet among Armenian
citizens, regardless of political stripe, Russian regional hegemony is
widely accepted as an enduring, inevitable, and not entirely undesirable
state of affairs. It is perhaps for this reason that the perennial
conspiracies pertaining to “colour revolutions” funded by George Soros
and “the West” were barely even heard with respect to events in Armenia.
In this regard, Nikol Pashinyan’s insistence that he is neither
pro-Russian nor pro-Western, but pro-Armenian, is remarkably consistent
with views expressed by the Sargsyan regime and its predecessors.
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