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Armenian riot police have broken up a protest rally
Armenian riot police have broken up a protest rally in the capital Yerevan by several thousand people protesting the results of the February 19 presidential election in the Caucasus republic.

Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisyan won with 52.82% of the vote. His nearest rivals, Armenia's first president Levon Ter-Petrosyan and ex-parliamentary speaker Artur Bagdasaryan received 21.5% and 17.7%, respectively. Six other candidates gained less than 10% of the votes.

Police used truncheons, tear gas and electric stun guns to disperse the crowd.

According to some reports, police have detained opposition presidential candidate Levon Ter-Petrosyan.

Police have surrounded the square, are detaining the protesters and forcing them into buses.


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