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Justyna Mielnikiewicz

Ukraine: IDPs Turn to Volunteers, Rather than Government for Support

Nearly a year and a half after war in eastern Ukraine with...

The Other Hundred: Making a Match in Belarus

In the city of Grodno in northwest Belarus, Maya Cherkova owns a match-making...

Georgia: Tinkering with the Country’s Dance DNA

Three long-limbed, statuesque women swirl across the stage in red dresses. Their...

Georgia: Teenage Prostitution Part of a Bigger Problem

Below Tbilisi’s Rose Revolution Square and its shiny Radisson-Blu Hotel lies a...

South Caucasus: “Woman with a Monkey” Documents a Region’s Search for Hope

When you hold Justyna Mielnikiewicz’s book in your hands, you know you...

Ukraine: Silent Majority in Eastern Regions Favors Unity

State-controlled media in Russia would like the world to believe a large majority...

Post-Crimea, Phantom of Armenian Separatism Haunts Georgia

For many in Georgia, Russia’s annexation Crimea is reigniting fears about separatism...

Georgia: Two Decades Later, Still Searching for the Missing

The last time 76-year-old Venera Oshoridze saw her son, Kakha, was September...

Georgia: Borjomi Beverage Thrives, the Town Struggles

In 1972, legend has it, Russian film director Andrei Tarkovsky insisted on...

Georgia: Football Players Cry Foul

Twenty-year-old Issac Nyengue, a defender from Cameroon, a football hotbed in Africa,...

Georgia: Rugby Revenge Against Russia Provides Fleeting Satisfaction

During the Soviet era, international athletic competition was often seen as an...

Georgia: In a Valley of Tradition, Women Struggle To Build Independent Lives

More than 20 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, women...

Georgia: Soaking Up the Dying Tradition of Massage in the Tbilisi Baths

It might not be Tbilisi’s oldest legitimate profession, but, arguably, it is...

Georgia: Betting on Boers for an Agricultural Comeback

As would any farmer with 750 hectares of land to cultivate, 68-year-old...

Armenia: A Woman’s World in One Mountain Village

Each year, International Women’s Day arrives on March 8 in the Armenian...

Georgia: Russian-Language News Satellite Station Reborn

A satellite news channel making its debut January 25 in Georgia receives...

Justyna Mielnikiewicz in Perpignan

EurasiaNet contributing photojournalist and documentary photographer Justyna Mielnikiewicz will have an exhibition...

Photo of the Week: July 30, 2010

A music group made of elders from western Georgia prepare to go...

Ancient Game of Lelo Pits Villager Against Villager

While the rest of the country celebrates Easter every year at home...

Georgia: Village Celebrates Easter with Rugby-Style Struggle for a Ball

While the rest of Georgia celebrated Easter on April 4 at home...

Migrants Assimilate, But Preserve Ethnic Identities

Back home, their differences may run strong, but within Turkey, ethnic groups...

Turkey: Caucasus Groups Put Aside Conflict to Live as Turks

Back home, their differences may run strong, but within Turkey, ethnic groups...

Boosting Defense Capabilities a Top Priority for Georgia in 2005

The tension that marks Tbilisi's interactions with Abkhazia and South Ossetia --...

The Complex Search for Peace in the Georgian Region of South Ossetia

The demilitarization process in South Ossetia, one of Georgia's renegade regions, is...

Final Parliamentary Election Results Fuel Confrontational Mood in Georgia

Georgia's Central Election Commission declared November 20 that the pro-presidential electoral bloc...