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Portraits of Pashinyan’s Yerevan

Today, Nikol Pashinyan transitioned from Armenia’s opposition leader, to Armenia’s leader. Citizens present at the celebratory rally in Yerevan wore white, symbolizing their hope that Pashinyan’s election to the role of prime minister will bring a new page in the country’s history.   Many wore white t-shirts containing some message, most often the word “dukhov,” an Armenian slang word borrowed from Russian, which translates roughly to “with courage.” Others, like this man,  wore messages callin […]