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Ilham Aliyev looks West

The deepening of Azerbaijan’s relationship with the West is another consequence of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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Parents of Armenian prisoners of war hold overnight protest

Relatives of Armenian captives held in Azerbaijan were demanding a meeting with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.

Parents of Armenian prisoners of war hold overnight protest

Relatives of Armenian captives held in Azerbaijan were demanding a meeting with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.

Lachin residents given 20 days to leave homes ahead of Azerbaijan handover

Residents of Lachin and Aghavno blocked the road to protest their impending displacement.

Lachin residents given 20 days to leave homes ahead of Azerbaijan handover

Residents of Lachin and Aghavno blocked the road to protest their impending displacement.

Podcast | Kobakhidze's anti-Western rhetoric and the Nagorno-Karabakh clashes

OC Media staff talk about Georgian Dream Chair Irakli Kobakhidze's anti-Western rhetoric, and the latest clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Podcast | Kobakhidze's anti-Western rhetoric and the Nagorno-Karabakh clashes

OC Media staff talk about Georgian Dream Chair Irakli Kobakhidze's anti-Western rhetoric, and the latest clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Pashinyan raises questions about Russian peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh

The comments come a day after deadly clashes left two soldiers from Nagorno-Karabakh dead.

Pashinyan raises questions about Russian peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh

The comments come a day after deadly clashes left two soldiers from Nagorno-Karabakh dead.

Georgian Dream defends Kobakhidze’s record following OC Media report

OC Media found that the Georgian Dream chair’s criticism of the West dwarfed that of his criticism of Russia since the invasion of Ukraine.

Georgian Dream defends Kobakhidze’s record following OC Media report

OC Media found that the Georgian Dream chair’s criticism of the West dwarfed that of his criticism of Russia since the invasion of Ukraine.

Trans woman attacked by member of far-right group in Yerevan

Police launched an investigation into the attack, which was filmed and published online. 

Ukrainian refugees evicted from Tbilisi and Batumi hotels

Thousands of Ukrainians fleeing the war arrived in Georgia following Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in late February. 

Features & Analysis

Is a new armed uprising on the horizon in Chechnya?

Opposition movements and grassroots activists have announced that they are preparing to revive the fight for Chechen independence

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Azerbaijan’s queer sex workers face double isolation

Queer sex workers in Azerbaijan face systemic discrimination by the state, while also struggling to find acceptance within the larger queer community.

Azerbaijan’s queer sex workers face double isolation

By Ali Malikov

Queer sex workers in Azerbaijan face systemic discrimination by the state, while also struggling to find acceptance within the larger queer community.

Irakli Kobakhidze: The face of Georgia’s turn from the West

Since Russia invaded Ukraine, the head of Georgia’s ruling party has had a lot to say about the West, while barely criticising Russia.

Irakli Kobakhidze: The face of Georgia’s turn from the West

By Shota Kincha

Since Russia invaded Ukraine, the head of Georgia’s ruling party has had a lot to say about the West, while barely criticising Russia.

Inside Ardzinba’s Public Council: the fate of Abkhazian–Georgian dialogue

The council discussed the future of the Abkhazian-Georgian talks in the context of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Inside Ardzinba’s Public Council: the fate of Abkhazian–Georgian dialogue

By OC Media

The council discussed the future of the Abkhazian-Georgian talks in the context of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Bolnisi Museum — the longest human journey

The Bolnisi Museum is a gem you should visit even if you have just a few days in Georgia. 

Bolnisi Museum — the longest human journey

By Hans Gutbrod

The Bolnisi Museum is a gem you should visit even if you have just a few days in Georgia. 

Datablog | Georgia’s uneven post-pandemic economic recovery

Data shows employment rates are still eight percentage points lower than in 2019.

Datablog | Georgia’s uneven post-pandemic economic recovery

By Dustin Gilbreath

Data shows employment rates are still eight percentage points lower than in 2019.

Opinion

Editorial | Georgia squanders a historic chance

Unless there is change in Georgia, it is unlikely that the EU’s rejection of the country will be reversed.

Opinion | High stakes for Armenian democracy in rights defender’s trial

If Sashik Sultanyan is found guilty of ‘inciting ethnic hatred’, the work of all human rights defenders in the country will be imperilled. 

Opinion | The world has woken up to the Russian terror that the Chechens know only too well

Russia’s wars against Chechnya have provided the blueprint for its brutal invasion of Ukraine.

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