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‘I dreamt of a carefree life — I was deceived’: the Armenians immigrating illegally to America

Some in Armenia brave imprisonment, injury, or even death to illegally immigrate to America in a bid for a better life.

‘I dreamt of a carefree life — I was deceived’: the Armenians immigrating illegally to America

By Armine Avetisyan

Some in Armenia brave imprisonment, injury, or even death to illegally immigrate to America in a bid for a better life.

17/05/2023

Coffins from Ukraine in the North Caucasus

Whether mobilised, voluntary recruits, or deployed from prison, news of fighters from the North Caucasus often comes only once their coffins return home. 

Coffins from Ukraine in the North Caucasus

By Elizaveta Chukharova

Whether mobilised, voluntary recruits, or deployed from prison, news of fighters from the North Caucasus often comes only once their coffins return home. 

13/05/2023

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.

What an opposition win in Turkey could mean for the Caucasus

By Ismi Aghayev

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

17/04/2023

The Russians fighting Putin from Armenia and Georgia

Russian activists in Georgia and Armenia have been working to fight against Putin’s regime from abroad.

The Russians fighting Putin from Armenia and Georgia

By Anya Eganyan

Russian activists in Georgia and Armenia have been working to fight against Putin’s regime from abroad.

31/03/2023

Activists rally against ‘monster’ building on Sukhumi seafront

The construction of a multi-storey building in a historic quarter of Abkhazia’s capital has prompted pushback from activists and architects.

Activists rally against ‘monster’ building on Sukhumi seafront

By OC Media

The construction of a multi-storey building in a historic quarter of Abkhazia’s capital has prompted pushback from activists and architects.

27/03/2023

Poisoned, soaked, but still dancing: Georgia’s Zoomers come of political age

Sassy posters, raving to sirens, and dancing with water jets have become symbols of the protests that defeated Georgia’s foreign agent bills.

Poisoned, soaked, but still dancing: Georgia’s Zoomers come of political age

By Tata Shoshiashvili

Sassy posters, raving to sirens, and dancing with water jets have become symbols of the protests that defeated Georgia’s foreign agent bills.

23/03/2023

‘Irrationality is subjective’: fears rise of conflict between Iran and Azerbaijan

As the two countries exchange increasingly aggressive rhetoric and actions, some worry that a serious conflict might break out.

‘Irrationality is subjective’: fears rise of conflict between Iran and Azerbaijan

By Ismi Aghayev

As the two countries exchange increasingly aggressive rhetoric and actions, some worry that a serious conflict might break out.

16/03/2023

Georgia’s lost parents and sold children

A group in Georgia claims to have reunited 500 people sold by doctors as newborns with their biological families.

Georgia’s lost parents and sold children

By Tata Shoshiashvili

A group in Georgia claims to have reunited 500 people sold by doctors as newborns with their biological families.

30/01/2023

Plastic flowers at a funeral: small-town life under blockade

In the town of Chartar, in Nagorno-Karabakh, some local residents feel doubly cut off.

Plastic flowers at a funeral: small-town life under blockade

By Marut Vanyan

In the town of Chartar, in Nagorno-Karabakh, some local residents feel doubly cut off.

27/01/2023

Georgia’s (in)human rights strategy 

Georgia’s Human Rights Strategy for the next eight years lists many key vulnerable groups, but queer people have been removed.

Georgia’s (in)human rights strategy 

By Shota Kincha

Georgia’s Human Rights Strategy for the next eight years lists many key vulnerable groups, but queer people have been removed.