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Armenian Ex-President Kocharyan Detained After Court Ruling – Lawyer

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Robert Kocharyan

An Armenian court of appeal ordered former president Robert Kocharyan detained on Friday on charges of attempting to overthrow the constitutional order, days before a parliamentary election in the ex-Soviet country, his spokesman said.

Kocharyan served as Armenia’s second president from 1998 to 2008 when mass protests erupted against a disputed election result.

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He was arrested in July this year but released the following month and his case sent to the court of appeal…

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