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In pictures: Yerevan crackdown

Police confront protesters in Yerevan on 1 March

Armenian security forces moved to clear opposition demonstrators from the centre of the capital, Yerevan, after 11 days of protests.

A car burns near an opposition demonstration in Yerevan on 1 March

Violence erupted on the streets with reports of security forces firing live rounds into the air as protesters hurled petrol bombs and stones.

Supporters of opposition leader Levon Ter-Petrosian march in Yerevan on 29 February

The city has seen thousands of opposition supporters marching or manning a tent protest in the centre.

Supporters of opposition leader Levon Ter-Petrosian protest in Yerevan on 1 March

Protesters accuse Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian of stealing the vote from their candidate, Levon Ter-Petrosian, though foreign observers say the vote was generally democratic.

opposition leader Levon Ter-Petrosian meets supporters in Yerevan on 27 February

Mr Ter-Petrosian said that a revolution was under way against the government.

A supporter of election winner Serzh Sarkisian kisses his portrait in Yerevan on 26 February

Mr Sarkisian, whose portrait is here being kissed by a supporter, officially won 52.9% of the vote to Mr Ter-Petrosian's 21.5% on 19 February.

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