Tata Shoshiashvili

Before joining OC Media as a reporter, Tata worked as a journalist in Georgian newspaper Resonance for over 2 years. She is interested in politics, and especially everything related to the North Caucasus. Writing is Tata’s outlet to relax and she believes she has found her dream profession in journalism.

Georgian activists arrested over protest signs released without charge

Those arrested were holding posters including a blank sheet of paper and a copy of the Georgian constitution.

Police confiscate anti-government banners and detain protester in Tbilisi

The father of foreign agent law protester Lazare Grigoriadis was detained by police after attempting to pitch a tent behind the parliament.

Armenian police officer faces prosecution after beating minor

A previous criminal case against the officer was dropped, allegedly on the basis that he had shown remorse.

Abkhazian government and opposition criticise Georgian President’s EU speech

Georgia’s president’s expression of support for Abkhazia’s anti-government protest on Tuesday was rebuffed by the protesting groups.

Georgia’s Prime Minister attracts criticism for comments on Ukraine war

After the discussion, Gharibashvili was harshly criticised within and outside Georgia for blaming Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on NATO expansion.

No new agreements after Pashinyan and Aliyev argue in Moscow

The Azerbaijani and Armenian leaders argued at a public meeting led by Russian president Vladimir Putin. 

Achondroplasia added to diseases eligible for state support in Georgia following 19-day protest

Parents of children with achondroplasia were demanding the import and funding of a drug to treat the rare genetic condition.

Quran-burning case transferred from Volgograd to Chechnya

A resident of Volgograd claims to have been instructed to burn the Islamic holy book by the Ukrainian Secret Services. 

Georgian philologist and government critic reports masked group gathered outside house

Levan Berdzenishvili, a prominent philologist and former Soviet dissident, has faced criticism from both far-right groups and the ruling party in recent months.

What an opposition win in Turkey could mean for the Caucasus

A change in Turkey’s political trajectory could have aftershocks across the South Caucasus.

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