People celebrate Armenian Prime Minister's Serzh Sargsyan's resignation in Republic Square in Yerevan, Armenia, April 23, 2018. Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly on Monday, an apparent move to bring to an end massive anti-government protests. (Grigor Yepremyan/PAN/AP)
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Western-Backed Regime Change Looms As Armenia PM Resigns Following Mass Protests

Western-backed NGOs have been heavily involved in post-Soviet Armenia’s education system, community and charity works, selling the public on the perception that Armenia’s economic woes are directly the result of their corrupt, Russia friendly government.