Armenian Constitutional Court judges offered pension equal to salary for early retirement in bid to ‘reclaim court’

Armenian Constitutional Court judges offered pension equal to salary for early retirement in bid to ‘reclaim court’

The head of the Constitutional Court is the government’s main target in its newest attempt at dealing with the body’s connections to the former ruling Republican Party of Armenia

December 10, 2019
Ukraine conflict: ceasefire, prisoner exchange settled, other disagreements remain

Ukraine conflict: ceasefire, prisoner exchange settled, other disagreements remain

The presidents of Ukraine and Russia were unable to reach an agreement on the political issues of the settlement of the conflict

December 10, 2019
Russia-Belarus integration postponed as independence supporters protest in Minsk

Russia-Belarus integration postponed as independence supporters protest in Minsk

Lukashenko and Putin have been unable to come to an agreement about integration

December 8, 2019
Update: Armenian, Azerbaijani FMs exchange verbal  blows after negotiations in Bratislava

Update: Armenian, Azerbaijani FMs exchange verbal blows after negotiations in Bratislava

From the mutual accusations, the details of the negotiations became clear - each side remains firm in its demands for the settlement of the Karabakh conflict

December 6, 2019
Georgian Patriarchate comes out against creation of cross-border zone with Azerbaijan near David Gareji complex

Georgian Patriarchate comes out against creation of cross-border zone with Azerbaijan near David Gareji complex

The Georgian Orthodox Church hopes that ‘Georgia and Azerbaijan will resolve the territorial issues without harming the two countries’ friendship’

December 10, 2019
Fire breaks out at construction materials market in Baku, three hospitalised

Fire breaks out at construction materials market in Baku, three hospitalised

One of the store owners complains that the process of receiving and enforcing insurance claims has not been established at the market.

December 10, 2019
Former Abkhaz presidential candidate suspected of kidnapping

Former Abkhaz presidential candidate suspected of kidnapping

This would not be the first illegality in his criminal past

December 10, 2019
One of three school children in Baku subject to bullying

One of three school children in Baku subject to bullying

The recent and perhaps preventable suicide of a 14-year-old girl in Baku has brought the topic of school bullying to the forefront on Azerbaijan

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
How we got ‘criminal Abkhazia’ instead of the dream of a wonderful, small country

How we got ‘criminal Abkhazia’ instead of the dream of a wonderful, small country

“Abkhazia is in deep trouble”

November 24, 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