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In Pictures | Anti-dam protesters gather in Kutaisi

On Sunday, thousands gathered in the central Georgian city of Kutaisi to protest the construction of the nearby Namakhvani hydropower project. 

In Pictures | Anti-dam protesters gather in Kutaisi

On Sunday, thousands gathered in the central Georgian city of Kutaisi to protest the construction of the nearby Namakhvani hydropower project. 

16/02/2021

In Pictures | Forgotten by the highway

From hammocks to nazuki sweet bread, the roadside wares that make travel in Georgia such a delight are in danger of disappearing. 

In Pictures | Forgotten by the highway

From hammocks to nazuki sweet bread, the roadside wares that make travel in Georgia such a delight are in danger of disappearing. 

19/01/2021

In Pictures | Bakuriani’s corona freeze

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought life in Georgia’s most popular ski resort town to a painful standstill.

In Pictures | Bakuriani’s corona freeze

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought life in Georgia’s most popular ski resort town to a painful standstill.

14/09/2020

In pictures | Borjomi’s year-long winter

Residents of the legendary spa town have banded together to try to survive the disappearance of the summer tourism boom.

In pictures | Borjomi’s year-long winter

Residents of the legendary spa town have banded together to try to survive the disappearance of the summer tourism boom.

28/08/2020

In Pictures | Women’s voices in forestry

The women who live off Georgia’s forests, and the women who tend to them tell their stories.

In Pictures | Women’s voices in forestry

The women who live off Georgia’s forests, and the women who tend to them tell their stories.

23/07/2020

In pictures | Strategic object: Baku’s years of transformation 

In a four year project, Chloe Borkett captured images of Baku’s metamorphosis in the 2010s from a different angle. 

In pictures | Strategic object: Baku’s years of transformation 

In a four year project, Chloe Borkett captured images of Baku’s metamorphosis in the 2010s from a different angle. 

4/06/2020

In pictures | Black Lives Matter protest in Tbilisi

Several dozen protestors gathered in central Tbilisi in support of the ongoing demonstrations in the United States.

In pictures | Black Lives Matter protest in Tbilisi

Several dozen protestors gathered in central Tbilisi in support of the ongoing demonstrations in the United States.

20/04/2020

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.

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