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14/08/2018

Armenian former president Kocharyan released on bail

Armenia’s second president was forced to cancel a press conference on Tuesday after protesters chanting ‘murderer’ stormed the venue.

Armenian former president Kocharyan released on bail

Armenia’s second president was forced to cancel a press conference on Tuesday after protesters chanting ‘murderer’ stormed the venue.

13/08/2018

Azerbaijan opposition leader Ilgar Mammadov released from prison

An Azerbaijani court overturned the remaining two years of the outspoken government critic’s seven-year sentence.

Azerbaijan opposition leader Ilgar Mammadov released from prison

An Azerbaijani court overturned the remaining two years of the outspoken government critic’s seven-year sentence.

10/08/2018

Azerbaijan arrests 10 in cotton fields mass poisonings

Mass poisonings from pesticides and fertilisers in June may have affected over 300 cotton-pickers.

Azerbaijan arrests 10 in cotton fields mass poisonings

Mass poisonings from pesticides and fertilisers in June may have affected over 300 cotton-pickers.

Detention extended for security official accused of trying to ‘buy’ ministerial post in Daghestan

Magomed Khizriyev is accused of giving a bribe of $2 million to officials in Moscow to secure his appointment as Daghestan’s Interior Minister.

Detention extended for security official accused of trying to ‘buy’ ministerial post in Daghestan

Magomed Khizriyev is accused of giving a bribe of $2 million to officials in Moscow to secure his appointment as Daghestan’s Interior Minister.

9/08/2018

Criminal case launched over Derbent promenade ‘fraud’ in Daghestan

A criminal case has been launched in Daghestan on suspicion of embezzlement during the construction of the promenade in Derbent.

Criminal case launched over Derbent promenade ‘fraud’ in Daghestan

A criminal case has been launched in Daghestan on suspicion of embezzlement during the construction of the promenade in Derbent.

Official in Kabardino-Balkaria threatens to sue former employees

The former employees of the Centre for Standardisation accused the director of confiscating part of their salaries and embezzling money.

Official in Kabardino-Balkaria threatens to sue former employees

The former employees of the Centre for Standardisation accused the director of confiscating part of their salaries and embezzling money.

8/08/2018

Georgians and Ossetians mark 10th anniversary of August War

Georgian presidential candidate Salome Zurabishvili called the war ‘recklessness, the obsessions of a deranged president, or confusing collusion’.

Georgians and Ossetians mark 10th anniversary of August War

Georgian presidential candidate Salome Zurabishvili called the war ‘recklessness, the obsessions of a deranged president, or confusing collusion’.

7/08/2018

Seven arrested in Georgia for knowingly endangering miners

Authorities have accused six Tkibuli administrators and another mine owner for operating workplaces that violated safety regulations.

Seven arrested in Georgia for knowingly endangering miners

Authorities have accused six Tkibuli administrators and another mine owner for operating workplaces that violated safety regulations.

6/08/2018

Nine queer rights activists attacked by mob in Armenia

Nine queer activists were attacked by ‘more than 30 people’ in the village of Shurnukh in southern Armenia.

Nine queer rights activists attacked by mob in Armenia

Nine queer activists were attacked by ‘more than 30 people’ in the village of Shurnukh in southern Armenia.

3/08/2018

Georgian Supreme Court head’s resignation raises questions if she was pressured

Nino Gvenetadze’s resignation over ‘health reasons’ has sparked controversy about whether she was pressured to leave the post.

Georgian Supreme Court head’s resignation raises questions if she was pressured

Nino Gvenetadze’s resignation over ‘health reasons’ has sparked controversy about whether she was pressured to leave the post.