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Protesters, police, and private security clash at Armenia’s Amulsar Mine

The clashes erupted after private security removed several cabins built by protestors near the mine. 

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Abkhazian health authorities fear ‘drowning’ in COVID-19 cases as thousands of tourists flow in

Local medical authorities warned of a possible surge in coronavirus infections after the border was reopened on Saturday.

Abkhazian health authorities fear ‘drowning’ in COVID-19 cases as thousands of tourists flow in

Local medical authorities warned of a possible surge in coronavirus infections after the border was reopened on Saturday.

Transgender woman turned away from hospital after being stabbed in Baku

The woman, who was stabbed multiple times in her home, was sent away after receiving only basic first aid.

Transgender woman turned away from hospital after being stabbed in Baku

The woman, who was stabbed multiple times in her home, was sent away after receiving only basic first aid.

Workers at Azerbaijani state carpet company ‘not paid for almost half a year’

Workers from branches of Azerkhalcha across the country say that they have been paid irregularly or not at all since the pandemic hit. 

Workers at Azerbaijani state carpet company ‘not paid for almost half a year’

Workers from branches of Azerkhalcha across the country say that they have been paid irregularly or not at all since the pandemic hit. 

Four Azerbaijani opposition Popular Front Party leaders arrested

Azerbaijani authorities have detained four leaders and at least 40 activists from the Popular Front Party in the aftermath of the Baku mass rally on the night of 14 July. 

Four Azerbaijani opposition Popular Front Party leaders arrested

Azerbaijani authorities have detained four leaders and at least 40 activists from the Popular Front Party in the aftermath of the Baku mass rally on the night of 14 July. 

Georgian Government reverses course on cancelling contract with oil firm Frontera

The government said the move aimed to maintain Georgia’s reputation amidst a lobbying campaign by Frontera in Washington.

Georgian Government reverses course on cancelling contract with oil firm Frontera

The government said the move aimed to maintain Georgia’s reputation amidst a lobbying campaign by Frontera in Washington.

Average household income ‘almost halved’ in Georgia during the pandemic

A study by CRRC Georgia also found that around half of those who were employed reportedly lost a job during the pandemic.

ECHR: Armenia’s former finance minister should receive immediate medical treatment

Gagik Khachatryan is currently in pre-trial detention for embezzlement and abuse of power. 

Features & Analysis

Domestic violence and violence against women have increased in Azerbaijan

Anti-domestic violence advocates warn of a massive spike in domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Georgia’s women farmers battle a changing climate

As women start to take a new role in Georgia’s agriculture, climate change threatens their accomplishments. 

Georgia’s women farmers battle a changing climate

By Tamuna Chkareuli

As women start to take a new role in Georgia’s agriculture, climate change threatens their accomplishments. 

Analysis | Church scandals have hurt trust in the Georgian Orthodox Church

The Georgian Orthodox Church has been hit by numerous scandals in recent years, but have those scandals affected public trust?

Analysis | Church scandals have hurt trust in the Georgian Orthodox Church

By Dustin Gilbreath

The Georgian Orthodox Church has been hit by numerous scandals in recent years, but have those scandals affected public trust?

Georgia’s medical programme for Abkhazians and South Ossetians may be at risk

A cut to diagnostics, a lack of clear information, and opposition from Tskhinvali are putting the success of Georgia’s medical programme at risk.

Georgia’s medical programme for Abkhazians and South Ossetians may be at risk

By Dato Parulava

A cut to diagnostics, a lack of clear information, and opposition from Tskhinvali are putting the success of Georgia’s medical programme at risk.

Georgia’s low domestic violence statistics don’t add up

A third of Georgian men believe wife-beating is sometimes justifiable.

Georgia’s low domestic violence statistics don’t add up

By openDemocracy

A third of Georgian men believe wife-beating is sometimes justifiable.

Opinion

Opinion | You can’t counter disinformation without strong media

We’re stuck in a vicious circle of democracy degradation — and the role of the media in solving this tangle is often misunderstood.

Opinion | Azerbaijan’s crowd reawakens with a fury

Mass politics returns to Azerbaijan with a chaotic, angry call to war. 

Editorial | The Georgian government’s year-long venture to tame Adjara TV is about to succeed

After a barrage of criticism from the government and a series of firings and ‘reorganisations’ — the broadcaster’s neutrality is under serious threat.

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