The people's Deputy of the Armenian Parliament from the opposition Heritage party Zaruhi Postanjyan did not consider justified the comparison of Yerevan protest against the increase of electricity tariffs with the protest campaign in Ukraine that led to the February 2014 coup.
"Such comparisons (with independence - ed.) unfair," Postanjyan said in the interview to the Latvian radio station Baltkom.
She clarified that the ongoing in Yerevan, the Action has nothing to do with the Ukrainian events, because At this time not political in character.
The protest against increase in electricity tariffs began in Yerevan on June 19 and later turned into a March to the office of the President. The law-enforcement officers with the use of special equipment dispersed the protesters. Nearly 240 people, among them journalists, were brought to the servants of police stations, 25 people applied for medical aid. All the detainees have already been released. The action resumed on Tuesday evening. Gathered at Freedom square again organized a March to the President's office on Baghramyan Avenue, but the way they were again blocked by the servants of police cordons. Now the Avenue is blocked. According to the information of Armenian media, in real time, in Baghramian Avenue calm.