2018 in Armenia
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List of years in Armenia
- President: Serzh Sargsyan (until 9 April), Armen Sarkissian (from 9 April)
- Prime Minister: Karen Karapetyan (acting, not Prime Minister between 17 April and 23 April), Serzh Sargsyan (17 April to 23 April), Nikol Pashinyan (from 8 May)
- April 17 - Protests intensify after Serzh Sargsyan former President of Armenia is appointed Prime Minister of Armenia, in what opposition figures have described as a "power grab".
- April 22 - Protest leader Nikol Pashinyan is arrested by police after a short meeting with Prime Minister Sargsyan, who left after three minutes alleging he was blackmailed to resign.
- April 23 - Serzh Sargsyan officially resigns as Prime Minister after 11 days of protests and released Pashinyan who was detained yesterday, reportedly stating "The street movement is against my tenure. I am fulfilling your demand," and "You were right; I was wrong".
- Shahbazyan, Lusine (21 January 2014). "Sochi 2014: Armenia's 4 Olympians are announced". News.am. Retrieved 21 January 2014.
- "Cross-country Skiing Quota List for Olympic Games 2018". www.data.fis-ski.com/. International Ski Federation (FIS). 12 December 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
- "Skier Sergey Mikaelyan wins Armenia's first 2018 Winter Olympics quota". News.Am. Yerevan, Armenia. 11 December 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
- "Lawmakers Approve Sarkisian As Armenia's PM Despite Countrywide Protests". RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty. Retrieved 2018-04-17.
- "Armenia unrest: Protesters rally after leader detained". 2018-04-22. Retrieved 2018-04-30.
- "Shock as Armenia's prime minister steps down after 11 days of protests". 2018-04-23. Retrieved 2018-04-30.