In pictures | Life under quarantine in Gyumri

Hopes for a bumper tourist season in Armenia’s second-largest city have been put on hold by the coronavirus pandemic.

In pictures | Life under quarantine in Gyumri

Hopes for a bumper tourist season in Armenia’s second-largest city have been put on hold by the coronavirus pandemic.

1/04/2020

In pictures | Tbilisi’s first night under curfew

On 31 March at 21:00, the streets of Tbilisi emptied as the country entered its first night of curfew. 

In pictures | Tbilisi’s first night under curfew

On 31 March at 21:00, the streets of Tbilisi emptied as the country entered its first night of curfew. 

26/03/2020

In pictures | Tbilisi in a state of emergency

The new restrictions on businesses and freedom of movement have left the streets of Tbilisi eerily empty.

In pictures | Tbilisi in a state of emergency

The new restrictions on businesses and freedom of movement have left the streets of Tbilisi eerily empty.

11/03/2020

In pictures | International Women’s Day at Tbilisi’s largest flower market

Despite the panoply of colours and the sweet smells, for some of Tbilisi’s flower sellers, it is not an entirely festive affair.

In pictures | International Women’s Day at Tbilisi’s largest flower market

Despite the panoply of colours and the sweet smells, for some of Tbilisi’s flower sellers, it is not an entirely festive affair.

6/02/2020

In pictures | Struggle in the open-air: Tbilisi’s Navtlughi Bazaar

The open-air bazaars of Tbilisi began with the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s; they remain a vital lifeline for many. 

In pictures | Struggle in the open-air: Tbilisi’s Navtlughi Bazaar

The open-air bazaars of Tbilisi began with the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s; they remain a vital lifeline for many. 

23/05/2019

In pictures | Rustavi: The city of factories

Rustavi’s factories have led to ‘alarming’ levels of air pollution in the city — local activists, backed by the city council, are getting fed up.

In pictures | Rustavi: The city of factories

Rustavi’s factories have led to ‘alarming’ levels of air pollution in the city — local activists, backed by the city council, are getting fed up.

26/03/2019

In pictures | Tbilisi’s night bus — a shelter on wheels

Tbilisi introduced a night bus two years ago between the city centre and the airport. Now, it serves as overnight accommodation for the homeless.

In pictures | Tbilisi’s night bus — a shelter on wheels

Tbilisi introduced a night bus two years ago between the city centre and the airport. Now, it serves as overnight accommodation for the homeless.

17/03/2019

In pictures | Life along the Azerbaijani border regions of Gazakh and Tovuz

Along the Armenian Azerbaijani border, ceasefire violations occur frequently from both sides.

In pictures | Life along the Azerbaijani border regions of Gazakh and Tovuz

Along the Armenian Azerbaijani border, ceasefire violations occur frequently from both sides.

13/03/2019

In pictures | The uncertain life of lorry drivers along the Georgian Military Road

One of the most common sights along the Georgian Military Road, after the mountain views, is the lines of lorries queuing at the Russian border.

In pictures | The uncertain life of lorry drivers along the Georgian Military Road

One of the most common sights along the Georgian Military Road, after the mountain views, is the lines of lorries queuing at the Russian border.

6/03/2019

In pictures | Tbilisi’s dying evergreens

As the trees on Tbilisi’s periphery turn orange and die, environmental activists say more must be done to save Tbilisi’s last green areas.

In pictures | Tbilisi’s dying evergreens

As the trees on Tbilisi’s periphery turn orange and die, environmental activists say more must be done to save Tbilisi’s last green areas.

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