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Nikol Pashinyan pumps his fist for supporters in Armenia's capital, Yerevan, not long after the prominent opposition leader was elected prime minister Tuesday. Sergei Gapon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A demonstrator drapes himself in the Armenian flag at a rally supporting Nikol Pashinyan on Wednesday. He was just one of tens of thousands who packed Republic Square in the capital, Yerevan, and blocked roads and interrupted railway service. Sergei Grits/AP hide caption

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Nikol Pashinyan's supporters packed a square Tuesday in the capital, Yerevan, after lawmakers rejected the opposition leader's bid for prime minister. Pashinyan is calling for a campaign of civil disobedience in protest. Vano Shlamov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters on Monday celebrated Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan's resignation in the capital, Yerevan. The former president announced he would resign after massive anti-government rallies shook the country. Hrant Khactaryan/AP hide caption

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A man confronts Armenian riot police officers during an opposition rally Monday in the capital, Yerevan. Thousands of people gathered to protest a move by the ex-president to maintain his hold on power. Karen Minasyan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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