Armenian protests: Thousands rally against energy price

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Армения. Майдан в Ереване! Yerevan 22.06.2015

Arround  6,000 armenians  made a second attempt to march to the presidential residence on Tuesday evening. Protesters are opposing a decision to increase electricity prices for households by 17-22% from 1 August.

Ինչպես ցրեցին ցույցը և տարան բաժին #ElectricYerevan Water against protestors Yerevan,Armenia

Armenia's electricity network is owned by a Russian company. Company states that the rise of price is necessary because of a fall in the value of the national currency,

Day earlier, riot police with water cannon had dispersed a march and arrested about 200 demonstrators.

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