A mass strike took place in the Republican Square in Yerevan where opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan, who spearheads the protest, is expected to speak, Wednesday. People gathered at the main square of Yerevan holding banners and candles and performed on the stage. The protests began when Pashinyan's candidacy for PM was rejected by the parliament on Tuesday, with 55 deputies voting against... Еще him and 45 in favor. On May 8th, the Armenian parliament is due to hold the second vote to elect the country’s prime minister. Under the Armenian law, in case the parliament fails to elect the head of the government for the second time, the parliament is to be dissolved.