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1/08/2022

Ukrainian refugees evicted from Tbilisi and Batumi hotels

Thousands of Ukrainians fleeing the war arrived in Georgia following Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in late February. 

Ukrainian refugees evicted from Tbilisi and Batumi hotels

Thousands of Ukrainians fleeing the war arrived in Georgia following Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in late February. 

Chechen reportedly abducted in Grozny for being queer

A video released on 25 July suggests that Rizvan Dadayev was detained after having sought sex with men

Chechen reportedly abducted in Grozny for being queer

A video released on 25 July suggests that Rizvan Dadayev was detained after having sought sex with men

30/07/2022

Murderer of queer Azerbaijani journalist sentenced to 9 years

Avaz Hafizli was murdered by his cousin in Baku on 22 February due to his sexual orientation.

Murderer of queer Azerbaijani journalist sentenced to 9 years

Avaz Hafizli was murdered by his cousin in Baku on 22 February due to his sexual orientation.

29/07/2022

Armenia bars entry of diaspora leader over an ‘attack’ on PM

French-Armenian Mourad Papazian had reportedly attacked Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s motorcade in France.

Armenia bars entry of diaspora leader over an ‘attack’ on PM

French-Armenian Mourad Papazian had reportedly attacked Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s motorcade in France.

28/07/2022

Founder of Ingush news site Fortanga placed on Russian wanted list

Izabella Evloeva was placed on Russian wanted lists for her coverage of the invasion of Ukraine.

Founder of Ingush news site Fortanga placed on Russian wanted list

Izabella Evloeva was placed on Russian wanted lists for her coverage of the invasion of Ukraine.

Armenian opposition figure accused of hiring protestors released on bail

Avetik Chalabyan is accused of offering bribes to students to take part in anti-government protests. 

Armenian opposition figure accused of hiring protestors released on bail

Avetik Chalabyan is accused of offering bribes to students to take part in anti-government protests. 

Abkhazia debates transfer of Pitsunda dacha to Russia

Lawmakers in Abkhazia are set to discuss the transfer of a Soviet-era state dacha in Pitsunda to Russia, sparking criticism and concern from politicians and residents alike.

Abkhazia debates transfer of Pitsunda dacha to Russia

Lawmakers in Abkhazia are set to discuss the transfer of a Soviet-era state dacha in Pitsunda to Russia, sparking criticism and concern from politicians and residents alike.

25/07/2022

Yerevan City Hall to blast musical alarm every morning

The Mayor of Yerevan announced plans to play music from the City Hall’s clock tower every morning.

Yerevan City Hall to blast musical alarm every morning

The Mayor of Yerevan announced plans to play music from the City Hall’s clock tower every morning.

21/07/2022

Watchdogs back ex-security chief’s claim of ‘large-scale electoral fraud’ in Georgia

The groups accused the government of offering pardons, pressuring public employees, and misusing resources to influence the outcome of elections

Watchdogs back ex-security chief’s claim of ‘large-scale electoral fraud’ in Georgia

The groups accused the government of offering pardons, pressuring public employees, and misusing resources to influence the outcome of elections

Armenian Health Ministry proposes forced sterilisation of people with disabilities

Ammendments proposed by the ministry would allow courts to order the sterlisation of people with intellectual disabilities.

Armenian Health Ministry proposes forced sterilisation of people with disabilities

Ammendments proposed by the ministry would allow courts to order the sterlisation of people with intellectual disabilities.

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