New events unfold surrounding controversial construction of new Anaklia port in Georgia

New events unfold surrounding controversial construction of new Anaklia port in Georgia

The port project, which has caused strife between the Georgian government and large businesses, and has provoked criticism from the West, is now being funded by a certain Temur Karchava.

February 19, 2020
Creator of comic video on Baku protest appears, says he was intimidated by police

Creator of comic video on Baku protest appears, says he was intimidated by police

Rasul Hassan says he was questioned about his opposition views and threatened to take “more stringent measures” if he should speak out

February 18, 2020
Lawyers set up group to campaign against constitutional referendum in Armenia. Update

Lawyers set up group to campaign against constitutional referendum in Armenia. Update

The groups says the decision to hold the referendum on the dissolution of composition of the Constitutional Court is contrary to the unconstitutional

February 18, 2020
South Ossetia opposition unites around new leader, former KGB officer

South Ossetia opposition unites around new leader, former KGB officer

The presidential election will take place in two years, but preparations have already begun

February 18, 2020
Baku is running out of medical masks

Baku is running out of medical masks

At the same time, Azerbaijan sent 80,000 masks to China as an act of humanitarian aid

February 18, 2020

Husband kills wife during divorce hearing in western Georgia

A 25-year-old woman has been killed in the Samtredia city civil registry building

February 18, 2020
Abkhazia’s only psychiatric hospital has nothing to treat or feed patients

Abkhazia’s only psychiatric hospital has nothing to treat or feed patients

Doctors are asking relatives of patients to have them taken home, and the Ombudswoman has appealed to the Prosecutor General to look into claims of underfunding

February 17, 2020
Ex-head of Sberbank Abkhazia detained after two-year search

Ex-head of Sberbank Abkhazia detained after two-year search

Timur Bganba stands accused of fraud concerning a loan of almost 2 million USD

February 14, 2020
Op-ed: how long will political groups continue to chase one another out of the Akbhaz presidency?

Op-ed: how long will political groups continue to chase one another out of the Akbhaz presidency?

How to get out of the deadlock of the opposition controlling the presidential administration but the president not intending to resign

January 10, 2020
Op-ed: Abkhaz opposition’s storm of parliament resembles events of 2014

Op-ed: Abkhaz opposition’s storm of parliament resembles events of 2014

The main reason for the protest is the low trust in the authorities and in general the entire political elite in Abkhazia – political observer Inal Khashig

January 9, 2020
Op-ed: a subjective take on the best and worst in Azerbaijan in 2019

Op-ed: a subjective take on the best and worst in Azerbaijan in 2019

Increased awareness of femicide, amnesty for political prisoners, unpunished crimes and indomitable feminist spirit are but a part of what 2019 brought Azerbaijan

January 6, 2020
A tourist trail: Azerbaijani enthusiasts hope to drag the nation off the couch

A tourist trail: Azerbaijani enthusiasts hope to drag the nation off the couch

A mountain trip suitable for anyone

January 1, 2020
How the Caucasus is getting ready to ring in the New Year

How the Caucasus is getting ready to ring in the New Year

A look at New Year’s celebrations from across the region in just 3 minutes

December 29, 2019
The village in Adjara whose only mode of transport is a cable car

The village in Adjara whose only mode of transport is a cable car

Eight minutes in the air to get to panduri lessons

December 23, 2019