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Andrias Ghukasyan
Armenian politician

Andrias Ghukasyan

Andrias Ghukasyan
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Intro Armenian politician
Is Politician
From Armenia
Field Politics
Gender male
Birth 12 May 1970, Yerevan
Age 53 years
Andrias Ghukasyan
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Andrias Marati Ghukasyan, sometimes Andreas, (Armenian: Անդրիաս Մարատի Ղուկասյան) is an Armenian political analyst.
Ghukasyan was one of the seven candidates running in the 2013 presidential election.
He joined the presidential race on December 28, 2012.
On January 21, 2013, Ghukasyan started a hunger strike in front of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences building in Yerevan. He had a large poster, written in Armenian and English demanding to "Stop fake elections". Finishing his protest after the official voting results were announced, Ghukasyan, together with another opposition candidate, Raffi Hovhannisian, a US-born prominent Armenian politician who is the founding leader of the Armenia-based Heritage Party, filed an appeal with the Armenian Constitutional Court to dispute the results of the election which gave incumbent Serzh Sargsyan a second term.


  • In 1987 finished secondary school N83.
  • In the same year he entered the Yerevan State University Department of Economics.
  • 1988- 1989 he served in the Soviet Army .
  • In 1994 he graduated from Yerevan State University having an "Economic Cybernetics" specialty and received a degree in economics-mathematics.
  • In 2005 he graduated from the St. Petersburg International Economic Relations, Economics and Law Institute, received his bachelor's degree in "Jurisprudence" specialty.

Rise up, Armenia

In July 16, 2015 he was co-funded Rise up, Armenia movement, it is movement who opposes raising electricity tarrifes and organizes rallies against raising electricity tarrifes generally in Republic Square.

In August 21, 2015 he with other Rise up, Armenia members was apprehended during Rise up, Armenia rally, but several hours after freed.

He was arrested on July 2016, during the 2016 Yerevan hostage crisis.

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