Thousands of activists block Tbilisi parliament, demand resignation of gov’t, early parliamentary elections

Thousands of activists block Tbilisi parliament, demand resignation of gov’t, early parliamentary elections

The reason behind the protest: parliament’s decision to not enact electoral reform personally promised by ruling party leader Ivanishvili in the summer of 2019 during protests

November 17, 2019
Why the proportional electoral system is so important for Georgia

Why the proportional electoral system is so important for Georgia

An in-detail look of the differences between the voting systems

November 16, 2019
Georgian doctor sentenced to two months detention in South Ossetia

Georgian doctor sentenced to two months detention in South Ossetia

Vazha Gaprindashvili lives and works in Tbilisi. Presumably, he entered the Georgian-Ossetian conflict zone to help a patient

November 16, 2019
Armenian Genocide recognition resolution won’t reach US Senate vote

Armenian Genocide recognition resolution won’t reach US Senate vote

Senator Lindsay Graham, one of Donald Trump's closest associates, exercised his right and blocked the adoption of the resolution.

November 14, 2019
American expert proposes stationing American soldiers in Georgian region of Javakheti

American expert proposes stationing American soldiers in Georgian region of Javakheti

Georgian experts have responded that though Coffey’s initiative ‘sounds nice’, it is far from reality

October 25, 2019
Op-ed: the only way out for the newly elected president of Abkhazia

Op-ed: the only way out for the newly elected president of Abkhazia

Raul Khajimba has, it seems, just one way of calmly serving through his second term – coming to an agreement with the opposition about reforms

October 21, 2019
Op-ed: why the idea of returning the death penalty in Russia is a sign of distrust in the gov’t

Op-ed: why the idea of returning the death penalty in Russia is a sign of distrust in the gov’t

If a similar same prison term is given for a picket with posters and for murder, people will begin to support more primitive forms of justice.

October 16, 2019
Kurds enter alliance with Russia, Syrian President Assad – US to blame?

Kurds enter alliance with Russia, Syrian President Assad – US to blame?

Trump's sudden decision to withdraw troops from Syria intensified Turkey's military operation and attack on the Kurds. All the details: what is happening in Syria and why America is being called a traitor

October 14, 2019
61 Azerbaijani citizens deported from Germany, opposition party members accused of illegal migration business

61 Azerbaijani citizens deported from Germany, opposition party members accused of illegal migration business

Some believe that the leadership of the Musavat party should resign

November 15, 2019
Armenian PM stands up for transgender athlete against public bullying

Armenian PM stands up for transgender athlete against public bullying

Mel Daluzyan played in a film which the government helped to finance. This fact outraged many and became the reason for attacks on the athlete

November 14, 2019
15% of newborns in Azerbaijan are born to underrage moms

15% of newborns in Azerbaijan are born to underrage moms

The underrage birth rate calls marriage laws into question

November 13, 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
JAMnews taking photos at the bazaar in Abkhazia

JAMnews taking photos at the bazaar in Abkhazia

Here is a preserved 'piece of art', characteristic of the era of communism

October 5, 2019