Can PM Pashinyan survive the political crisis in Armenia?

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Pashinyan has accused the army of attempted coup and is resisting calls to resign.


The months-long protests against Pashinyan had gone dormant for a spell in the depth of Armenia's winter but resumed again on Saturday, when thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of the capital, Yerevan [Artem Mikryukov/Reuters]

Nikol Pashinyan is facing renewed calls for his resignation over his handling of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan greets his supporters as he arrives at the main square in Yerevan, Armenia [Stepan Poghosyan/PHOTOLURE via AP]

Tensions between Nikol Pashinyan and the military are rising as new anti-government protests gain momentum.

Pashinyan has faced opposition calls to step down ever since he signed a November 10 Russian-brokered peace deal that saw Azerbaijan reclaim control over large parts of Nagorno-Karabakh [Stepan Poghosyan/Photolure via Reuters]

Pashinyan faces calls to quit over his handling of the Nagorno-Karabakh war, but his supporters have come out in force.

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