The third Russian. A story of one evening in Tbilisi
It was a must in the Soviet army: a soldier was supposed to sit at the table and read the party press after a day of training
I’ve discovered that Moscow has stopped serving as the capital for Georgians once and for all.
5 things that travel teaches us
In Soviet times, a minibus was a part of the Tbilisi mentality. That mentality is still here now, but the minibus is just a mere means of transport
A lullaby for war. The OSCE Minsk Group has been crooning a lullaby in Karabakh for years and, as it has recently turned out, not all that successfully
"Big Brother" in your office. His salary is the smallest, but his authority is unlimited
The tanks or the faith?
The 'Newest Russians' in Georgia. Georgia has always been 'selflessly glad' to host guests, and now it understands the diverse benefits of having them
Quick facts. When they came for those who were kissing on the boulevard – I remained silent
Who is more important in the Abkhaz Church, who is to be supported – Archdiocese headed by Archimandrite Dorotheus or Father Vissarion, supported by the Kremlin
I want to leave. And what I most often hear in response is: "Me too. But where and how?"
To our happy childhood
Why can Kosovo have a football team and Abkhazia cannot?
The new generation’s fear: “What would I do if I were out of mobile phone contact?”
Beria’s room. Delicacies. The Caucasus cuisine in Moscow is popular, though unfamiliar with conflicts and even with the geography
Diana Petriashvili, Tbilisi
There are certain unspoken rules and arrangements