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The cost of speaking out: Azerbaijani student activists face intimidation and expulsion

For over a decade, authorities have reportedly pressured, blackmailed, and excluded Azerbaijani student activists from education 

The cost of speaking out: Azerbaijani student activists face intimidation and expulsion

By Ali Zeynal

For over a decade, authorities have reportedly pressured, blackmailed, and excluded Azerbaijani student activists from education 

9/08/2022

Ilham Aliyev looks West

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

Ilham Aliyev looks West

By Ismi Aghayev

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

8/08/2022

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

Is a new armed uprising on the horizon in Chechnya?

By Luiza Mchedlishvili

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

5/08/2022

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.

2/08/2022

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.

1/08/2022

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.

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. 

22/07/2022

Russians change Gyumri’s rhythm

Armenia's second-largest city has seen an influx of Russians not seen since the collapse of the USSR.

Russians change Gyumri’s rhythm

By Armine Avetisyan

Armenia's second-largest city has seen an influx of Russians not seen since the collapse of the USSR.

15/07/2022

A strong dram and rising inflation leave Armenians in a bind

Following Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine, a strong dram has hurt Armenian exporters while inflation has continued to skyrocket.

A strong dram and rising inflation leave Armenians in a bind

By Ani Avetisyan

Following Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine, a strong dram has hurt Armenian exporters while inflation has continued to skyrocket.

1/07/2022

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.

Tbilisi Pride’s leading women

By Tata Shoshiashvili

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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