Running from Georgia’s capital towards the popular mountain destination of Stepantsminda, the Georgian Military Road is arguably one of the most beautiful routes in Georgia. One of the most common sights along the route, after the mountain views, is the lines of lorries that stretch for kilometres to and from the Russian border. [Read more…]
The Georgian government and Georgian Orthodox Church have declined to oppose or support the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s independence from their Russian counterpart. The Ukrainian Church’s independence was officially recognised by Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople on 6 January, Orthodox Christmas Eve. [Read more…]
A Ukrainian court has ruled to hold Azerbaijani journalist Fikrat Huseynli in custody for an additional 18 days, while they consider an Azerbaijani extradition request.
Seven men charged in relation to a plot to blow up a gas pipeline in Georgia were found guilty by Tbilisi City Court on 22 May. [Read more…]