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Datablog | Georgians are split on election quality

Polling from CRRC Georgia suggests a deep partisan divide in Georgia when it comes to views on the quality of elections in the country.

Datablog | Georgians are split on election quality

By Milord Shengelia

Polling from CRRC Georgia suggests a deep partisan divide in Georgia when it comes to views on the quality of elections in the country.

Datablog | How many votes were bought in Georgia’s local elections?

According to new research, 20% of Tbilisi’s population appears to be willing to sell their vote. 

Datablog | How many votes were bought in Georgia’s local elections?

By Dustin Gilbreath

According to new research, 20% of Tbilisi’s population appears to be willing to sell their vote. 

Recriminations fly as Yerevan mayor replaced by city hall 

In his final speech, former Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan has accused the ruling party of widespread attempts at abuse of power. 

Recriminations fly as Yerevan mayor replaced by city hall 

In his final speech, former Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan has accused the ruling party of widespread attempts at abuse of power. 

Azerbaijani court acquits NIDA activists

The four were arrested in the spring of 2013 after organising protests against non-combat deaths in the military.

Azerbaijani court acquits NIDA activists

The four were arrested in the spring of 2013 after organising protests against non-combat deaths in the military.

Datablog | Party activists near polling stations not acceptable for the majority in Georgia

Party activists and coordinators outside polling stations collecting information on voters has become a point of contention in recent years.

Datablog | Party activists near polling stations not acceptable for the majority in Georgia

By Elene Ergeshidze

Party activists and coordinators outside polling stations collecting information on voters has become a point of contention in recent years.

Datablog | How widespread is vote-buying perceived to be in Georgia?

Survey data from earlier in the summer suggests that 16% of people know someone who has been offered a bribe for their vote.

Datablog | How widespread is vote-buying perceived to be in Georgia?

By Givi Silagadze

Survey data from earlier in the summer suggests that 16% of people know someone who has been offered a bribe for their vote.

UK Embassy cancels queer event after moderator calls Azerbaijan a dictatorship

Maksym Eristavi had argued that the Azerbaijani Government’s actions had worsened queer rights in the country.

UK Embassy cancels queer event after moderator calls Azerbaijan a dictatorship

Maksym Eristavi had argued that the Azerbaijani Government’s actions had worsened queer rights in the country.

Would a return to a presidential system solve Armenia's problems?

Nikol Pashinyan has floated the idea of reverting the country to a semi-presidential system, critics say the move would not address the country’s deeper problems.

Would a return to a presidential system solve Armenia's problems?

By Ani Avetisyan

Nikol Pashinyan has floated the idea of reverting the country to a semi-presidential system, critics say the move would not address the country’s deeper problems.

Opinion | Georgian democracy on life support

A democratic deficit risks Georgia descending into autocratic rule and beginning to reproduce the worst elements of it’s northern neighbour.

Opinion | Georgian democracy on life support

By Shota Kincha

A democratic deficit risks Georgia descending into autocratic rule and beginning to reproduce the worst elements of it’s northern neighbour.

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