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Canadian statement on new Yerevan embassy sparks Russian ire

‘One cannot but wonder how such a line will affect the well-being and security of the Armenian people’, reads the response from the Russian embassy. 

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Home to Europe deadline passes as protests appear to stall

The group, led by the Shame Movement, had given the government an ultimatum to resign by 3 July.

Home to Europe deadline passes as protests appear to stall

The group, led by the Shame Movement, had given the government an ultimatum to resign by 3 July.

Tbilisi Pride week concludes with festival as far-right fails to disrupt event

As the Pride Fest was underway, the far-right group Alt-Info was burning and tearing up EU, NATO, and rainbow flags.

Tbilisi Pride week concludes with festival as far-right fails to disrupt event

As the Pride Fest was underway, the far-right group Alt-Info was burning and tearing up EU, NATO, and rainbow flags.

Head of Armenia’s Supreme Judicial Council resigns 

The resignation comes two weeks after a recording of Gagik Jhangiryan threatening his predecessor was published.  

Head of Armenia’s Supreme Judicial Council resigns 

The resignation comes two weeks after a recording of Gagik Jhangiryan threatening his predecessor was published.  

Rape suspect accused of hacking computer and harassing victim during trial

Asgar Aghazadeh is accused of raping Azerbaijani public activist Sanay Yaghmur in 2020, when she was 17 years old.

Rape suspect accused of hacking computer and harassing victim during trial

Asgar Aghazadeh is accused of raping Azerbaijani public activist Sanay Yaghmur in 2020, when she was 17 years old.

Prominent Georgian Dream MPs ‘leave party’ to float EU conspiracy

The three detailed a far-reaching conspiracy theory implicating Ukraine, the EU, the opposition UNM, and civil society in fomenting revolution.

Prominent Georgian Dream MPs ‘leave party’ to float EU conspiracy

The three detailed a far-reaching conspiracy theory implicating Ukraine, the EU, the opposition UNM, and civil society in fomenting revolution.

Pride Week kicks off in Tbilisi with strong support from ambassadors

A screening of a film about homophobia by Georgian director Elene Naveriani was screened under heavy police protection.

Abkhazian hunger striker gets presidential promise of lower petrol prices

Jansuh Adleiba was on hunger strike for three weeks.

Features & Analysis

Tbilisi Pride’s leading women

Ana Subeliani and Mariam Kvaratskhelia took the helm during a time of crisis and are now steering the organisation through uncharted waters.

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Datablog | Young people in Georgia want the government to focus on education

Recently released data shows that young people in Georgia want more than they receive.

Datablog | Young people in Georgia want the government to focus on education

By Tamar Khoshtaria

Recently released data shows that young people in Georgia want more than they receive.

Abkhazia goes all-in for tourism in 2022

Many fear that the current tourism infrastructure might buckle under the strain of what promises to be a record-breaking year.

Abkhazia goes all-in for tourism in 2022

By Marianna Kotova

Many fear that the current tourism infrastructure might buckle under the strain of what promises to be a record-breaking year.

Turkey’s largest North Caucasian organisation to take anti-Kremlin turn?

A change in KAFFED’s leadership promises to shake up the organisation’s role in contemporary Turkey.

Turkey’s largest North Caucasian organisation to take anti-Kremlin turn?

By Alexander Thatcher

A change in KAFFED’s leadership promises to shake up the organisation’s role in contemporary Turkey.

Fighting over a flag in the Pankisi Valley

The controversy concerns repeated incidents in which Georgian police painted over graffiti of an Ichkerian, and later a Ukrainian flag with a Georgian flag.

Fighting over a flag in the Pankisi Valley

By Luiza Mchedlishvili

The controversy concerns repeated incidents in which Georgian police painted over graffiti of an Ichkerian, and later a Ukrainian flag with a Georgian flag.

Consent not required: how Georgian legislation allows rapists to walk free

In Georgia, saying no is simply not enough, and victims of rape must prove that they physically resisted their rapist to receive justice.

Consent not required: how Georgian legislation allows rapists to walk free

By Tata Shoshiashvili

In Georgia, saying no is simply not enough, and victims of rape must prove that they physically resisted their rapist to receive justice.

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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