Russians will now be punished for ‘fake news, disrespecting the authorities’

Russians will now be punished for ‘fake news, disrespecting the authorities’

Social media users: "Scold the authorities, and you go to prison for disrespect. Praise them, and you go to jail for fake news."

March 19, 2019
How Russian propaganda sways Georgia’s ethnic minorities

How Russian propaganda sways Georgia’s ethnic minorities

“Russians may lie, but their information is better conveyed,” say ethnic minorities in Javakheti and Kvemo Kartli

March 19, 2019
Foreign ministries of Armenia, Russia claim Azerbaijanis can come to Armenia

Foreign ministries of Armenia, Russia claim Azerbaijanis can come to Armenia

The statement came in response to the statement of an ethnic Azerbaijani on a Russian TV show, Rovshan Askerov, that he "is simply not allowed into Armenia”

March 19, 2019
Political prisoners ‘pardoned’ in Azerbaijan: a sign of change?

Political prisoners ‘pardoned’ in Azerbaijan: a sign of change?

Some have thanked the president for the decree, while others demand the release of the remaining political prisoners

March 19, 2019
An Abkhazia without thieves-in-law?

An Abkhazia without thieves-in-law?

The Abkhaz parliament has been presented with a bill criminalizing affiliations with crime groups

March 18, 2019
North Ossetia: local politician allegedly assaults school teacher

North Ossetia: local politician allegedly assaults school teacher

Despite public protest, the Federation Council has interceded on behalf of the accused MP

March 17, 2019
High profile civic activists, opposition members released through amnesty in Azerbaijan

High profile civic activists, opposition members released through amnesty in Azerbaijan

Almost 400 people will be released as part of the amnesty decree

March 16, 2019
Abkhazia moving towards resolution of garbage issue

Abkhazia moving towards resolution of garbage issue

A landfill has been designated where household garbage will be brought from all over Abkhazia, while the remaining landfills will be closed and their use prohibited

March 16, 2019
New thermal energy plant in Yerevan to work on Iranian gas

New thermal energy plant in Yerevan to work on Iranian gas

The plant will produce energy cheap enough to reduce electricity tariffs across the country

March 5, 2019
Abkhazia: life without electricity

Abkhazia: life without electricity

How can Abkhazia’s electric energy crisis be solved and its only hydroelectric energy station be saved?

February 26, 2019
Is there oil in Abkhazia? – why it’s such a controversial issue

Is there oil in Abkhazia? – why it’s such a controversial issue

The environment is the main cause for concern and could threaten Abkhazia’s tourism industry

February 4, 2019
Female photographers compare themselves to firefighters and policemen

Female photographers compare themselves to firefighters and policemen

They believe they are trusted more than their male colleagues

March 8, 2019
How to forgive a father that beat you

How to forgive a father that beat you

Fidan's childhood memories have remained a family affair, however they could have become grounds for a criminal case

February 24, 2019
Author of sex-ed video tutorials in Georgia threatened with rape

Author of sex-ed video tutorials in Georgia threatened with rape

Many in Georgia believe that children do not need sex education

February 19, 2019