He studied at Highest school of CPSU Central Committee. He ruled the agro-industry in Soviet Armenia. In 1990 he was the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Armenia the last one who officially ruled Soviet Armenia (Movsisyan was succeed by the Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the Republic of Armenia Levon Ter-Petrosyan).
Movsisyan was also awarded the prestigious St. Mesrop Mashtots medal.
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