YEREVAN. – Hraparak newspaper of Armenia writes: The nominations for the upcoming April [parliamentary and presidential] elections in Artsakh [Nagorno-Karabakh] will start in February. Former Prime Minister Arayik Harutyunyan's Free Homeland party has been active for several days, with offices being opened in all provinces.
[FM] Masis Mayilian is looking for persons in charge in the provinces, organizing active gatherings.
Former commander of Haykazov, Grigori Sahakyan, who has made a bid to enter parliament with his Trust party, works around the clock.
Strangely enough, [Security Council former secretary] Vitali Balasanyan is not particularly active, and [ex-Defense Minister] Samvel Babayan's supporters, according to our source, are active only in Stepanakert.