Court grants lawsuit on living conditions in quarantine, prioritizing the interests of the child subjected to them
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“Autumn will be even worse” – journalist’s letter criticizing gov’t response to pandemic causes stir in Azerbaijan
Azer Garib's post saying that there has been no progress in the fight against the coronavirus because of the disorganized strategy of the authorities received over 16,000 likes
There are calls in Russia for unrecognized and partially recognized republics of the former USSR to join the Russian Federation
Citizens and residents of Germany, France, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia will be able to come to Georgia – once flights resume
The Abkhaz authorities' decision not to let Russian tourists in until July 15 due to the coronavirus pandemic will bring many to the brink of survival
A portion of US aid to Georgia may be suspended until Georgian authorities take steps to strengthen state institutions and fight corruption
The opposition assesses the attempts of the ‘revolutionary’ government of Armenia to strengthen the sovereignty of the country and resist external pressure as ‘anti-Russian’
Bachana Shengelia, who demands an investigation into his mother’s death, has been been stripped of his notary license due to his Facebook posts
This move ‘contradicts the official position of the United States’ and could put President Donald Trump in an awkward position regarding relations with Turkey, foreign media say
Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials arrested in Azerbaijan for bribery, embezzlement – claim they were ‘helping ministry’
One detainee says he spent 80 percent of bribes on the needs of the ministry
Georgian gov’t considering extending certain coronavirus restrictions without declaring state of emergency
Restrictions on public life in Georgia are contrary to the constitution and beneficial to the authorities on the eve of parliamentary elections in autumn 2020, the opposition believes
The Georgian Ombudsman’s office cites frightening femicide statistics
Chechen blogger Mamikhon Umarov, a critic of Kadyrov, has been killed in Vienna. This is the fourth such assassination in Europe within the past year.
Soviet passports, the Supreme Council and even the KGB - a "sect" is trying to revive the USSR
Women in politics, army without the coronavirus, summer without tourists - "Past week in the Caucasus" from JAMnews, video
A review of what happened in the South Caucasus in the week of June 29-July 4, 2020
Turkish President Erdogan wants to ban Youtube, Twitter, and Netflix after social media users offended his daughter. 16 people who posted comments have been detained, another 15 are on the wanted list.
“As in all countries, people are afraid to express their opinion if they believe it differs from the majority opinion,” one expert says
Baku municipality is introducing surveillance cameras to catch violations of the strict quarantine regulations that were recently reintroduced in the country in large society.
While a vaccination is still under development, the Ministry of Health is negotiating with several manufacturers at once, so as to obtain the vaccine as soon as possible
Some male parliamentarians have found the idea of quotas for women in parliament even ‘offensive’
Kura River in Azerbaijan so shallow that the bottom is visible. Who’s to blame – farmers or the gov’t?
The Kura River in Azerbaijan has become so shallow the riverbed is visible. Experts point to irresponsible farming practices and the impact of the Mingachevir reservoir