On the night before his election as prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan speaks to a crowd gathered to see Armenian-American singer Serj Tankian, a supporter of Pashinyan, in Yerevan, Armenia, May 6, 2018. Pashinyan, who led a nonviolent protest movement that thwarted the longtime president's attempt to skirt term limits by becoming the prime minister, is a longtime agitator, critic and protester of a government that at one point threw him in jail.
On the night before his election as prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan speaks to a crowd gathered to see Armenian-American singer Serj Tankian, a supporter of Pashinyan, in Yerevan, Armenia, May 6, 2018. Pashinyan, who led a nonviolent protest movement that thwarted the longtime president's attempt to skirt term limits by becoming the prime minister, is a longtime agitator, critic and protester of a government that at one point threw him in jail. ANUSH BABAJANYAN The New York Times
On the night before his election as prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan speaks to a crowd gathered to see Armenian-American singer Serj Tankian, a supporter of Pashinyan, in Yerevan, Armenia, May 6, 2018. Pashinyan, who led a nonviolent protest movement that thwarted the longtime president's attempt to skirt term limits by becoming the prime minister, is a longtime agitator, critic and protester of a government that at one point threw him in jail. ANUSH BABAJANYAN The New York Times

He was a protester. Now, Nikol Pashinyan is Armenia’s prime minister

May 08, 2018 09:01 AM