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Voice | The bitterness of the Kvankhidatli salt — the women salt miners of Daghestan

In the mountain village of Kvankhidatli, women recall ‘going to the salt’ since the beginning of the 20th century.

Voice | The bitterness of the Kvankhidatli salt — the women salt miners of Daghestan

In the mountain village of Kvankhidatli, women recall ‘going to the salt’ since the beginning of the 20th century.

8/02/2019

Voice from the Georgian–South Ossetian conflict | ‘I am not convinced, even now, that everything is over’

‘My Soviet childhood was very happy. I thought that my whole life would be like a fairy tale. But the fairy tale ended abruptly.’

Voice from the Georgian–South Ossetian conflict | ‘I am not convinced, even now, that everything is over’

‘My Soviet childhood was very happy. I thought that my whole life would be like a fairy tale. But the fairy tale ended abruptly.’

7/12/2018

Voices | Armenia’s devastating earthquake 30 years on

Stories from three of the survivors in Spitak of the earthquake that levelled the town.

Voices | Armenia’s devastating earthquake 30 years on

Stories from three of the survivors in Spitak of the earthquake that levelled the town.

10/10/2018

Voices of Georgian emigrants — ‘They treated us like dogs’

Three women who braved landmines, hidden containers, and frozen seas in search for a better future in Greece.

Voices of Georgian emigrants — ‘They treated us like dogs’

Three women who braved landmines, hidden containers, and frozen seas in search for a better future in Greece.

27/08/2018

Voice | ‘I’m a second wife and I don’t care what you think’

A 35-year-old woman from Makhachkala tells Daptar that becoming a second wife is a dream come true.

Voice | ‘I’m a second wife and I don’t care what you think’

A 35-year-old woman from Makhachkala tells Daptar that becoming a second wife is a dream come true.

12/07/2018

Voice from the Georgian–South Ossetian conflict | ‘There is no alternative to peace’

‘The cost of conflict is enormous. The most precious part of what I had — the best period of my life — my young age was claimed by this conflict. This is going to haunt me all my life.’

Voice from the Georgian–South Ossetian conflict | ‘There is no alternative to peace’

‘The cost of conflict is enormous. The most precious part of what I had — the best period of my life — my young age was claimed by this conflict. This is going to haunt me all my life.’

20/06/2018

Voice from Dedoplistskaro | ‘I dreamed of seeing a child protection hotline and calling it’

Sopio Jeterishvili, 19, talks of growing up with a violent and abusive father, and how she finally escaped.

Voice from Dedoplistskaro | ‘I dreamed of seeing a child protection hotline and calling it’

Sopio Jeterishvili, 19, talks of growing up with a violent and abusive father, and how she finally escaped.

18/05/2018

16–18 May 2013: the days of human tragedies

On 17 May 2013, Giorgi Kikonishvili was among around 50 queer rights activists confronted in Tbilisi by a priest-led mob.

16–18 May 2013: the days of human tragedies

On 17 May 2013, Giorgi Kikonishvili was among around 50 queer rights activists confronted in Tbilisi by a priest-led mob.

15/05/2018

10/05/2018

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.