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Preliminary results give Georgian Dream commanding lead

With results counted from 69% of polling stations at 10:00, Georgian Dream lead with 49% of the vote.

Preliminary results give Georgian Dream commanding lead

With results counted from 69% of polling stations at 10:00, Georgian Dream lead with 49% of the vote.

Live updates: Exit polls give strong lead to Georgian Dream

Changes to the electoral system have bolstered opposition hopes of denying Georgian Dream a historic third term.

Live updates: Exit polls give strong lead to Georgian Dream

Changes to the electoral system have bolstered opposition hopes of denying Georgian Dream a historic third term.

Datablog | Is Georgia really polarised?

People frequently cite political polarisation as a major problem for Georgian democracy, but is this really the case?

Datablog | Is Georgia really polarised?

By The Caucasus Datablog

People frequently cite political polarisation as a major problem for Georgian democracy, but is this really the case?

Analysis | Support for democracy increased in Georgia during COVID-19, but what does that mean? 

The COVID-19 outbreak generated speculation about whether support for democracy would decline during the crisis. 

Analysis | Support for democracy increased in Georgia during COVID-19, but what does that mean? 

By Rati Shubladze

The COVID-19 outbreak generated speculation about whether support for democracy would decline during the crisis. 

Caucasus governments remain silent on Belarus crackdown

Several leaders from the Caucasus courted controversy by being among only a handful of world leaders to congratulate the Belarusian President.

Caucasus governments remain silent on Belarus crackdown

Several leaders from the Caucasus courted controversy by being among only a handful of world leaders to congratulate the Belarusian President.

Analysis | There is a gap between support for democracy and liberal values in Georgia

Polls suggest support for democracy is on the decline in Georgia, but does support for democracy correlate to support for liberal values? 

Analysis | There is a gap between support for democracy and liberal values in Georgia

By Tamuna Khostaria

Polls suggest support for democracy is on the decline in Georgia, but does support for democracy correlate to support for liberal values? 

Opinion | You can’t counter disinformation without strong media

We’re stuck in a vicious circle of democracy degradation — and the role of the media in solving this tangle is often misunderstood.

Opinion | You can’t counter disinformation without strong media

By Dominik K Cagara

We’re stuck in a vicious circle of democracy degradation — and the role of the media in solving this tangle is often misunderstood.

Six more opposition activists arrested in Azerbaijan

The six were the latest in a series of arrests of opposition activists since the COVID-19 pandemic began. 

Six more opposition activists arrested in Azerbaijan

The six were the latest in a series of arrests of opposition activists since the COVID-19 pandemic began. 

Azerbaijan cancels election results for ‘at least 4 constituencies’ due to electoral fraud

Azerbaijan’s Central Election Committee announced it was investigating 17 other seats over images of electoral fraud posted online.

Azerbaijan cancels election results for ‘at least 4 constituencies’ due to electoral fraud

Azerbaijan’s Central Election Committee announced it was investigating 17 other seats over images of electoral fraud posted online.

Opinion | This election was our first ‘OK boomer’ to Azerbaijan’s political order

From boredom and camaraderie to confrontations with carousel voters, this was my experience as an observer in Azerbaijan’s recent election.

Opinion | This election was our first ‘OK boomer’ to Azerbaijan’s political order

By Javid Agha

From boredom and camaraderie to confrontations with carousel voters, this was my experience as an observer in Azerbaijan’s recent election.

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