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15/06/2018

Georgian Dream name political newcomer as candidate for PM

Recent polls suggest thirty-six-year-old acting Finance Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze was relatively unknown before his nomination.

Georgian Dream name political newcomer as candidate for PM

Recent polls suggest thirty-six-year-old acting Finance Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze was relatively unknown before his nomination.

Ingush man detained by FSB turns up dead

Witnesses and relatives say 30-year-old Ibragim Aliyev was beaten and forced to sign a document before being taken into custody.

Ingush man detained by FSB turns up dead

Witnesses and relatives say 30-year-old Ibragim Aliyev was beaten and forced to sign a document before being taken into custody.

14/06/2018

Three in Chiatura sew lips shut in protest at ‘police harassment’

Protesters are demanding the resignation of local police officials after an altercation on 26 May that resulted in nine arrests.

Three in Chiatura sew lips shut in protest at ‘police harassment’

Protesters are demanding the resignation of local police officials after an altercation on 26 May that resulted in nine arrests.

‘Terrorism’ investigation launched into father of slain Pankisi teen

Malkhaz Machalikashvili said that he and others had planned to blow themselves up at the State Security Service offices but changed their minds.

‘Terrorism’ investigation launched into father of slain Pankisi teen

Malkhaz Machalikashvili said that he and others had planned to blow themselves up at the State Security Service offices but changed their minds.

13/06/2018

Marneuli mayor and MP charged with inhuman treatment and assault

Charges were brought after videos posted online appeared to show a man being forced to wipe urine on his face and apologise for insulting officials.

Marneuli mayor and MP charged with inhuman treatment and assault

Charges were brought after videos posted online appeared to show a man being forced to wipe urine on his face and apologise for insulting officials.

Kadyrov contradicts officials demanding apology from comedian

Chechen officials earlier demanded comedian Semyon Slepakov publicly apologise for a satirical song, a tactic they frequently use against critics.

Kadyrov contradicts officials demanding apology from comedian

Chechen officials earlier demanded comedian Semyon Slepakov publicly apologise for a satirical song, a tactic they frequently use against critics.

Georgian PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili resigns over ‘disagreements with Ivanishvili’

In his resignation speech the PM said he disagreed over ‘fundamental issues’ with several members of Georgian Dream including Bidzina Ivanishvili.

Georgian PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili resigns over ‘disagreements with Ivanishvili’

In his resignation speech the PM said he disagreed over ‘fundamental issues’ with several members of Georgian Dream including Bidzina Ivanishvili.

12/06/2018

Azerbaijan ‘makes territorial gains’ in Nakhchivan

Despite widespread reports of Azerbaijani advances, Armenia’s government denies territorial losses and Azerbaijani authorities remain tight-lipped.

Azerbaijan ‘makes territorial gains’ in Nakhchivan

Despite widespread reports of Azerbaijani advances, Armenia’s government denies territorial losses and Azerbaijani authorities remain tight-lipped.

11/06/2018

Protest leaders detained in Georgia

Opposition MP Nika Melia and protest leader Zviad Kuprava were among those detained.

Protest leaders detained in Georgia

Opposition MP Nika Melia and protest leader Zviad Kuprava were among those detained.

7/06/2018

State minister and security chiefs resign after protests in Nagorno-Karabakh

Following the protests in Stepanakert, President Bako Sahakyan replaces State Minister and key law enforcement chiefs.

State minister and security chiefs resign after protests in Nagorno-Karabakh

Following the protests in Stepanakert, President Bako Sahakyan replaces State Minister and key law enforcement chiefs.