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Live updates: Day 27 of fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh

Fighting is continuing for the 27th day over Nagorno-Karabakh, despite a ceasefire being agreed in Moscow.

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Hostage-taker remains at large after evading police in Zugdidi

Coming 10 days before the election, the incident has fueled partisanship and a political fistfight near the hostage crisis location.

Hostage-taker remains at large after evading police in Zugdidi

Coming 10 days before the election, the incident has fueled partisanship and a political fistfight near the hostage crisis location.

Evidence mounts of war crimes in Nagorno-Karabakh

A video appearing to show Azerbaijani forces executing two captives is the latest evidence of war crimes.

Evidence mounts of war crimes in Nagorno-Karabakh

A video appearing to show Azerbaijani forces executing two captives is the latest evidence of war crimes.

Aliyev and Pashinyan mark ‘red lines’ in interviews with RIA Novosti

Azerbaijan ‘will never recognise the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh’ while Armenia insists on the right to self-determination.

Aliyev and Pashinyan mark ‘red lines’ in interviews with RIA Novosti

Azerbaijan ‘will never recognise the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh’ while Armenia insists on the right to self-determination.

As election looms Georgia hits nearly 1000 daily COVID-19 cases

Despite the trend, authorities promise no more nationwide lockdowns.

As election looms Georgia hits nearly 1000 daily COVID-19 cases

Despite the trend, authorities promise no more nationwide lockdowns.

Georgia’s political parties ranked by number of women candidates

Georgia’s upcoming elections will be the first elections to include a gender quota. But how many women have the parties chosen?

Georgia’s political parties ranked by number of women candidates

Georgia’s upcoming elections will be the first elections to include a gender quota. But how many women have the parties chosen?

Azerbaijani peace activists called for questioning

The two activists were among the signatories of a statement calling for peace.

Georgian rights groups demand release of Abkhazian flag-burner

Irakli Bebua, 27, has since been charged with desecrating state symbols and illegal arms possession.

Features & Analysis

Analysis | Georgia struggles to respond to latest COVID-19 surge 

Mobility data indicates that the eastern half of the country has been slow to adapt to the return of the pandemic.

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Datablog | Half of Georgians believe COVID-19 is man-made 

As conspiracy theories followed the spread of the coronavirus globally, we look at which of these took root in Georgia. 

Datablog | Half of Georgians believe COVID-19 is man-made 

By Tsisana Khundadze

As conspiracy theories followed the spread of the coronavirus globally, we look at which of these took root in Georgia. 

How Georgia’s Emergency Services abandoned a paramedic left paralysed at work

Left paralysed after an ambulance crash, paramedic Inga Dundua has been forced to fight the Emergency Services at every step of her rehabilitation.

How Georgia’s Emergency Services abandoned a paramedic left paralysed at work

By Tamuna Chkareuli

Left paralysed after an ambulance crash, paramedic Inga Dundua has been forced to fight the Emergency Services at every step of her rehabilitation.

Analysis | A dangerous turn in a 30-year conflict

Caucasus expert Laurence Broers analyses the causes, dynamics, and possible outcomes of the current fighting in the South Caucasus. 

Analysis | A dangerous turn in a 30-year conflict

By Laurence Broers

Caucasus expert Laurence Broers analyses the causes, dynamics, and possible outcomes of the current fighting in the South Caucasus. 

As Abkhazia calls for dialogue, will Tbilisi answer?

Since a change of power in Abkhazia in March, the new authorities in Sukhumi have made repeated calls for increased dialogue with Tbilisi.

As Abkhazia calls for dialogue, will Tbilisi answer?

By Shota Kincha

Since a change of power in Abkhazia in March, the new authorities in Sukhumi have made repeated calls for increased dialogue with Tbilisi.

‘My secret life’: Gay and Azerbaijani in rural Georgia

While strides have been made in fighting for queer rights in Tbilisi and Georgia’s other urban centres, queer members of Georgia’s ethnic minorities say they have been left behind.

‘My secret life’: Gay and Azerbaijani in rural Georgia

By Gulgun Mamedkhanova

While strides have been made in fighting for queer rights in Tbilisi and Georgia’s other urban centres, queer members of Georgia’s ethnic minorities say they have been left behind.

Opinion

Opinion | On the importance of losing

The only way forward between Armenia and Azerbaijan is to reflect on what has been lost and what is left to lose.

Opinion | How I learned not to hate

We must confront our anger and our trauma without resorting to hate.

Opinion | To stand for peace, in spite of everything

Historical trauma is at the root of Azerbaijani national identity and the present conflict, and without understanding and engaging with it, we will not build peace. 

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