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A history of displacement: Meskhetians in Azerbaijan and Ukraine cling to their identity

Seventy-seven years have passed since Stalin deported the Meskhetians from Western Georgia to Central Asia.

A history of displacement: Meskhetians in Azerbaijan and Ukraine cling to their identity

By Ismayil Fataliyev

Seventy-seven years have passed since Stalin deported the Meskhetians from Western Georgia to Central Asia.

The deported Chechens of Daghestan still unable to return to their homes

Afrer 77 years, Chechen returnees from a small corner of Daghestan still dream of returning to their homes.

The deported Chechens of Daghestan still unable to return to their homes

By Zhalavdi Geriyev

Afrer 77 years, Chechen returnees from a small corner of Daghestan still dream of returning to their homes.

In pictures | Struggle in the open-air: Tbilisi’s Navtlughi Bazaar

The open-air bazaars of Tbilisi began with the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s; they remain a vital lifeline for many. 

In pictures | Struggle in the open-air: Tbilisi’s Navtlughi Bazaar

The open-air bazaars of Tbilisi began with the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s; they remain a vital lifeline for many.