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In pictures | Tbilisi’s lemon vendors — the hardships of selling lemons to survive

Selling lemons in the streets at ₾1 for a bag of 5, Tbilisi’s lemon vendors — almost exclusively elderly women — struggle to scrape out a living.

In pictures | Tbilisi’s lemon vendors — the hardships of selling lemons to survive

Selling lemons in the streets at ₾1 for a bag of 5, Tbilisi’s lemon vendors — almost exclusively elderly women — struggle to scrape out a living.

Opinion | Georgia’s pension reforms do nothing for most Georgians

Despite the good intentions of the government, Georgia’s pension reforms are doomed to failure.

Opinion | Georgia’s pension reforms do nothing for most Georgians

By Tornike Chivadze

Despite the good intentions of the government, Georgia’s pension reforms are doomed to failure.

‘People’s goodwill is my only hope for survival’ — elderly poverty in Georgia

Struggling to make ends meet, many Georgian pensioners end up relying on donations from charities or support from relatives or kind neighbours.

‘People’s goodwill is my only hope for survival’ — elderly poverty in Georgia

By Tamuna Chkareuli

Struggling to make ends meet, many Georgian pensioners end up relying on donations from charities or support from relatives or kind neighbours.

Voice from Guria | ‘The prices for medicines are insane; isn’t this repression?’

Rusudan Chelidze, 80, from the village of Zemo Bakhvi, Guria remembers growing up as the child of a politically repressed family with her sister and the difficulties they had to face.

Voice from Guria | ‘The prices for medicines are insane; isn’t this repression?’

Rusudan Chelidze, 80, from the village of Zemo Bakhvi, Guria remembers growing up as the child of a politically repressed family with her sister and the difficulties they had to face.