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President of Armenia


Serzh SargsyanSerzh Sargsyan

Date of Birth: 30 June 1954
Birth Place: Stepanakert, Nagarno-Karabakh
Political Party: Republican Party of Armenia
Arrival in Power: 9 April 2008
Religion: Armenian Apostolic Church
Profession: Politician

Biography:


Serzh Sargsyan was born in Stepanakert, Nagarno-Karabakh in 1954. He studied at Yerevan State University. His early career includes several political posts in the Nagarno-Karabakh region. When war broke out in 1988, he played a leading role in the war and planned several battles. In 1993 he became Armenia's defense minister, he held similar posts until he became prime minister in 2007.


In 2008 Serzh Sargsyan was elected President of Armenia, he won in the first round of voting with 53% of the votes. After his victory opposition parties and their supporters held large protests in the capital Yerevan, the government cracked down on these protests with swift brutality and 8 people were killed. Afterwards he agreed that the government should stop cracking down on opposition parties.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serzh_Sargsyan

Updated on: December 1, 2011

 

 

Prime Minister of Armenia


Tigran SargsyanTigran Sargsyan

Date of Birth: 29 January 1960
Birth Place: Vanadzor, Armenia
Political Party: None
Arrival in Power: 9 April 2008
Religion: NA
Profession: NA

Biography:


Tigran Sargsyan was born in Vanadzor, Armenia in 1960, he studied in St. Petersburg. He held several economic posts for the Armenian government before being named prime minister in 2008 by president Serzh Sargsyan.



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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tigran_Sargsyan

Updated on: December 1, 2011