Before joining OC Media as an editor at its founding in 2017, Robin worked in Georgia’s NGO sector. He is passionate about human rights and social justice and is a big believer in giving voice to marginalised people and tackling tough subjects head-on. Robin enjoys hiking, KFC, and the Oxford comma.
Azerbaijan’s ambassador to the EU tweeted an image of an Azerbaijani-produced sniper rifle warning MEPs to ‘keep clear of Azerbaijani state border’.
Details of the legislation have yet to be made public; but the move echoes a Russian queer propaganda law passed in 2013.
The eco-activists reportedly said they were ‘very happy with the establishment of a border control mechanism’.
The bills have been widely condemned in Georgia and abroad as representing a threat to Georgia’s democracy.
Polling by the Agora Analytical Collective shows which countries young Azerbaijanis like and dislike, which they see as a threat or an ally.
The EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs described the mission as ‘a new phase in the EU’s engagement in the South Caucasus.’
Temirlan Machalikashvili was shot dead in his bed during an antiterrorist sweep in the Pankisi Valley in December 2017.