US Senate passes resolution recognising Armenian Genocide

US Senate passes resolution recognising Armenian Genocide

In becoming the 32nd country to recognize the Armenian Genocide, US Senators have defied the Trump administration

December 13, 2019
Georgian parliament session broken up by ‘stench of feces’ during vote on heated issues

Georgian parliament session broken up by ‘stench of feces’ during vote on heated issues

The ruling party has described the incident as a "terrorist act”

December 12, 2019
Georgian opposition resumes picketing of parliament, 12 detained

Georgian opposition resumes picketing of parliament, 12 detained

One of the reasons for the protest is that the parliamentary majority stripped a leading opposition MP of his mandate

December 12, 2019
Georgian president criticised for stating country ‘does not, will not have army, weapons’

Georgian president criticised for stating country ‘does not, will not have army, weapons’

The Georgian president also said that certain foreign experts writing about Georgia were 'incompetent'

December 11, 2019
Probable killers of well-known journalist in Ukraine arrested – still unclear who ordered the murder

Probable killers of well-known journalist in Ukraine arrested – still unclear who ordered the murder

Among those arrested in the Sheremet case are war veterans and volunteers. The likely motive is destabilization in the country.

December 13, 2019
Armenian draft evaders have until end of year to avoid criminal prosecution

Armenian draft evaders have until end of year to avoid criminal prosecution

The government intends to give a last chance to draft dodgers who left the country and avoided service to pay and return to their homeland – by the end of the year

December 12, 2019
Yerevan mayor’s office under fire for budgeting record $700k for New Year’s Eve

Yerevan mayor’s office under fire for budgeting record $700k for New Year’s Eve

The opposition has criticised the decision of the city authorities and the government, while the Armenian PM considers the spending justified

December 11, 2019
107 people died under the wheels of cars in 2019 in Baku

107 people died under the wheels of cars in 2019 in Baku

Pedestrians accounted for more than half of all traffic accident victims

December 11, 2019
Op-ed: What’s more important for Abkhazia – confiscating weapons or anti-corruption laws?

Op-ed: What’s more important for Abkhazia – confiscating weapons or anti-corruption laws?

The topic of the confiscation of weapons has become relevant in Abkhazia against the backdrop of a spike in crime. Meanwhile, activists have been fighting for a law against corruption for the second year

December 9, 2019
Op-ed: What’s happening in Azerbaijan – a revolution from above or image correction?

Op-ed: What’s happening in Azerbaijan – a revolution from above or image correction?

The political palette of the past year in questions and answers

December 5, 2019
Op-Ed: the president of Russia is preparing for a life-term in office and we should all keep quiet about it

Op-Ed: the president of Russia is preparing for a life-term in office and we should all keep quiet about it

The scandalous Russian law on foreign agents may be a cover for more important political decisions

December 3, 2019
A daily dose of Abkhaz adjika for a longer life

A daily dose of Abkhaz adjika for a longer life

What it takes to make adjika, what's in the name and why it's worth making

October 26, 2019
Chaotic Tbilisi: is the city becoming a modern metropolis or playground for powerful leaders?

Chaotic Tbilisi: is the city becoming a modern metropolis or playground for powerful leaders?

A documentary about clashes between old and modern architecture in Tbilisi, the tourism boom in the city, controversial projects and urban activism

October 16, 2019
New form of tourism in Armenia: wilderness, adrenalin – and developing local businesses

New form of tourism in Armenia: wilderness, adrenalin – and developing local businesses

70 kilometers through the mountains, with crossings through rivers and gorges, and stopovers in ancient villages

October 14, 2019