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What was behind the North Caucasus’ antisemitic surge?

After a series of antisemitic events in the North Caucasus, the factors contributing to mass violence remain cause for debate.  

What was behind the North Caucasus’ antisemitic surge?

By Tata Shoshiashvili

After a series of antisemitic events in the North Caucasus, the factors contributing to mass violence remain cause for debate.  

6/10/2023

The last bus out of Nagorno-Karabakh

With the exodus of Nagorno-Karabakh over, many of those forced to start new lives from scratch reflect on what — and who — they have left behind.

The last bus out of Nagorno-Karabakh

By Arshaluys Barseghyan

With the exodus of Nagorno-Karabakh over, many of those forced to start new lives from scratch reflect on what — and who — they have left behind.

4/10/2023

Georgia’s ‘zombie’ hydropower projects

Despite years of controversy and local opposition to large hydropower plant projects, Georgia’s government has announced it will resume their construction. 

Georgia’s ‘zombie’ hydropower projects

By Shota Kincha

Despite years of controversy and local opposition to large hydropower plant projects, Georgia’s government has announced it will resume their construction. 

25/09/2023

‘If I had wings, I would fly away’: Nagorno-Karabakh Armenians seek evacuation

Much of Nagorno-Karabakh’s population is seeking to leave the region as it comes under Azerbaijani control. 

‘If I had wings, I would fly away’: Nagorno-Karabakh Armenians seek evacuation

By Ani Avetisyan

Much of Nagorno-Karabakh’s population is seeking to leave the region as it comes under Azerbaijani control. 

4/09/2023

‘Bread is all we have’: Nagorno-Karabakh’s population faces threat of starvation

As medical crises mount and stockpiled foods run out, Nagorno-Karabakh’s condition appears increasingly to be life-threatening. 

‘Bread is all we have’: Nagorno-Karabakh’s population faces threat of starvation

By Marut Vanyan

As medical crises mount and stockpiled foods run out, Nagorno-Karabakh’s condition appears increasingly to be life-threatening. 

1/09/2023

Wagner’s North Caucasian mercenaries fail to wash away their sins with Ukrainian blood

Many in the North Caucasus fear the return of thousands of Wagner mercenaries formerly convicted of robbery, rape, and murder.

Wagner’s North Caucasian mercenaries fail to wash away their sins with Ukrainian blood

By Elizaveta Chukharova

Many in the North Caucasus fear the return of thousands of Wagner mercenaries formerly convicted of robbery, rape, and murder.

30/08/2023

Beka Grigoriadis: ‘Those who fought alongside Lazare have abandoned him’

Beka Grigoriadis has protested daily against the prosecution of his son Lazare, who is on trial for his role in the foreign agent law protests.

Beka Grigoriadis: ‘Those who fought alongside Lazare have abandoned him’

By Mariam Nikuradze

Beka Grigoriadis has protested daily against the prosecution of his son Lazare, who is on trial for his role in the foreign agent law protests.

29/08/2023

Roses and Velvet: a contested legacy of revolution

This year marks 20 years since Georgia’s Rose Revolution, and five since the Velvet Revolution in Armenia.

Roses and Velvet: a contested legacy of revolution

By Shota Kincha

This year marks 20 years since Georgia’s Rose Revolution, and five since the Velvet Revolution in Armenia.

22/08/2023

‘Georgian cinema is in danger’: filmmakers take on the culture ministry

Georgian filmmakers are protesting a ‘reorganisation’ of the country’s film centre, which they claim threatens a new era of censorship. 

‘Georgian cinema is in danger’: filmmakers take on the culture ministry

By Luiza Mchedlishvili

Georgian filmmakers are protesting a ‘reorganisation’ of the country’s film centre, which they claim threatens a new era of censorship. 

Rediscovering Georgia’s lost velvet scoter 

After a chance sighting of a bird believed to have been lost from southern Georgian, Nika Paposhvili made saving the bird his life’s work. Against the odds, his mission is proving successful. 

Rediscovering Georgia’s lost velvet scoter 

By Saxon Bosworth

After a chance sighting of a bird believed to have been lost from southern Georgian, Nika Paposhvili made saving the bird his life’s work. Against the odds, his mission is proving successful.