Nikol Pashinyan

New Armenia PM targets former elite in graft crackdown

  • Armenians were under no illusions about their ruling elite but allegations that a former war hero diverted humanitarian aid to feed animals in his private zoo have shocked the public.
  • As an MP who headed a small opposition party, Pashinian built his popularity on promises to uproot the endemic graft that has long been the cause of anger against leaders.
By AFP ·