Armenian PM at 5hr press conference on politics, conversation with Azerbaijanis and family

Armenian PM at 5hr press conference on politics, conversation with Azerbaijanis and family

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a five-hour press conference ...

March 20, 2019
Kazakh president unexpectedly resigns, but will retain power

Kazakh president unexpectedly resigns, but will retain power

Nursultan Nazarbayev is no longer the president of Kazakhstan, but he is still the secretary of the Security Council and leader of the ruling party

March 19, 2019
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
RFE/RL might have to shut down Georgian, North Caucasus services

RFE/RL might have to shut down Georgian, North Caucasus services

The proposal to shut down RFE/RL’s operations in the area came directly from US President Donald Trump’s administration

March 21, 2019
Chechen human rights advocate sentenced to 4 years for marijuana possession

Chechen human rights advocate sentenced to 4 years for marijuana possession

Oyub Titiev says that the drugs were planted on him and the case fabricated

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
World Bank warns of slowdown in Armenian economy

World Bank warns of slowdown in Armenian economy

World Bank experts warn: If the government fails to achieve significant success, political and social tensions may flare up in the country again

March 22, 2019
Armenian nuclear power plant to continue running, but supplemented by new power unit

Armenian nuclear power plant to continue running, but supplemented by new power unit

The authorities of the country have stated that they have no obligation to close the nuclear power station, but there is a need to find sources to replace it

March 20, 2019
Turkey: inflation is out of control. Might this help the opposition?

Turkey: inflation is out of control. Might this help the opposition?

The Turkish authorities deny there is inflation in the country and say that the price hike is the result of ‘businessmen sabotaging the market’

March 10, 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