“Velvet revolution” has opened a unique opportunity for Armenia, says Jeff Mankoff, Deputy Director of Russia and Eurasia Program at the influential Center for Strategic and International Studies in a conversation with “Voice of America”. In his words, however, such a possibility is not infinite.
“These moments of revolutionary enthusiasm open a door of opportunity, but some time later that door closes, which we witnessed in case of Ukraine.”
Therefore, it is now time for the new government of Armenia to make radical changes to, the expert believes.
“As long as the society is mobilized, new political leadership can bring forward serious reforms.”
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