May 8, 2018 / 11:09 AM / 17 days ago

Factbox - Armenian protest leader sweeps to power

(Reuters) - Nikol Pashinyan, the Armenian opposition figure who led mass protests against the ruling establishment, was elected on Tuesday to become the ex-Soviet state’s prime minister.

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan is greeted by a supporter after his meeting with lawmakers outside Marriott Armenia hotel in Yerevan, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

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Reporting by Hasmik Mkrtchyan and Margarita Antidze; Editing by Janet Lawrence

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