21/02/2020

Russian military intelligence ‘was behind’ October cyberattack in Georgia

Around 15,000 websites that were hacked displayed an image of former president Mikheil Saakashvili smiling with the text: ‘I’ll be back’

20/02/2020

Russian ambassador to Turkey provokes anger over Circassian conquest comments

Ambassador Aleksey Yerkhov said the Russian expulsion into Circassia and subsequent ethnic cleansing was a ‘beautiful legend’.

Russian ambassador to Turkey provokes anger over Circassian conquest comments

Ambassador Aleksey Yerkhov said the Russian expulsion into Circassia and subsequent ethnic cleansing was a ‘beautiful legend’.

After release from prison, Georgia’s former Prime Minister pledges to defeat Georgian Dream

Vano Merabishvili, sentenced in 2014 on a litany of charges, has vowed to fight against ‘Ivanishvili’s regime’.

After release from prison, Georgia’s former Prime Minister pledges to defeat Georgian Dream

Vano Merabishvili, sentenced in 2014 on a litany of charges, has vowed to fight against ‘Ivanishvili’s regime’.

19/02/2020

Azerbaijani queer couple ‘fear for their lives’ after Valentine’s Day video leaked online

The video, which was meant to be a private celebration of Valentine’s Day was widely shared on social media leading to threats to the couple. 

Azerbaijani queer couple ‘fear for their lives’ after Valentine’s Day video leaked online

The video, which was meant to be a private celebration of Valentine’s Day was widely shared on social media leading to threats to the couple. 

Lawyer in Kabardino-Balkaria protests alleged double jeopardy terrorism charge

Khasanbi Indreyev has already served two-and-a-half years for ‘aiding an armed group’.

Lawyer in Kabardino-Balkaria protests alleged double jeopardy terrorism charge

Khasanbi Indreyev has already served two-and-a-half years for ‘aiding an armed group’.

Rejected joint EU–Georgia statement reveals raft of criticisms from MEPs

The EU-Georgia Parliamentary Association Committee failed to adopt a joint statement after Georgian Dream rejected critical amendments from MEPs.

Rejected joint EU–Georgia statement reveals raft of criticisms from MEPs

The EU-Georgia Parliamentary Association Committee failed to adopt a joint statement after Georgian Dream rejected critical amendments from MEPs.

Ingush volunteer group shuts down after pressure from authorities

Activists stopped their activities after members’ houses were searched and they were summoned for questioning.

Ingush volunteer group shuts down after pressure from authorities

Activists stopped their activities after members’ houses were searched and they were summoned for questioning.

18/02/2020

Controversial Georgian ex-Chief Prosecutor reconfirmed to his post

The confirmation of Irakli Shotadze has been met with protests and a boycott from opposition groups.

Controversial Georgian ex-Chief Prosecutor reconfirmed to his post

The confirmation of Irakli Shotadze has been met with protests and a boycott from opposition groups.

Aliyev and Pashinyan face off in Munich debate

The Azerbaijani President and the Armenian Prime Minister engaged in a tense discussion over Nagorno-Karabakh.

Aliyev and Pashinyan face off in Munich debate

The Azerbaijani President and the Armenian Prime Minister engaged in a tense discussion over Nagorno-Karabakh.

17/02/2020

Azerbaijani police strand Baku protesters around the country

Police detained dozens of protesters in Baku taking them by bus and leaving them up to 300 kilometres away.

Azerbaijani police strand Baku protesters around the country

Police detained dozens of protesters in Baku taking them by bus and leaving them up to 300 kilometres away.

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