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Molly Corso

Georgia: Trying to Contain Drivers’ Inner Mad Max

Driving in Georgia can seem like something right out of a Mad...

Charity in Georgia: Lack of Trust Stymies Giving

A EurasiaNet.org Commentary...

Georgia: Gender Roles Beginning to Blur

The South Caucasus state of Georgia has a reputation for being a...

Georgia: Need for Firewood Raises Threat for Christmas-Tree Trade

The South Caucasus country of Georgia is a source of much sought-after...

Georgia: EU Partnership Doesn’t Offer Complete Protection from Moscow

For Georgia, the signing of an association agreement marks a major stride...

Georgia: Authorities Spend First, Vote Later

The Georgian Dream coalition, which controls the parliament in Georgia, seems to...

Georgia: Will Ivanishvili Become the Government’s Grey Cardinal?

Georgia’s Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili claims his intended resignation later this month...

Georgia: Divided Opinions on Saakashvili’s Legacy

Outgoing Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili’s role as a state builder, a revolutionary,...

Georgia: Low Turnout Overshadows Presidential Election

A year after bringing billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili’s Georgian Dream team to power,...

Georgia: Presidential Vote to Usher in New Political Era

Strong personalities have long defined Georgian politics. But on October 27, voters...

Georgia: Prison Reforms Falling Short - Activists

Thirteen months ago, the appearance of prison abuse videos helped send President...

Georgia: Tbilisi Bracing for Russian Pressure

Officials and political analysts in Tbilisi believe the Kremlin is ready to...

Georgia: Two Decades Later, Still Searching for the Missing

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

Georgia: Ivanishvili Versus the Experts

You know there’s got to be a national election in the wind...

Georgia: Seeking to Bring Back the Soviet-Era Spa Experience

Known for its pristine mountain air and curative waters, the South Caucasus...

A Modern Makeover for Georgian Chacha

After centuries of being looked down on as wine’s poor moonshine cousin,...

Georgia: What’s the Definition of Tolerance?

A revival of the Orthodox faith in Georgia appears to be coinciding...

Georgia: Bouncing Along on a Retail Bubble?

Georgians love to shop, and high-end retailers are paying attention. But economic...

Georgia: Quack Alert

Georgia has embraced privatization as the cure for all its healthcare ills....

Georgia: Home Healthcare Service Addresses Lack of Nurses

Georgia’s healthcare system faces multiple problems: limited training for doctors, poor access...

Georgia Photo: Teach a Man To Fish ...

A fisherman from the village of Supsa in Guria, western Georgia, waits...

Georgia: Is Moscow Building Another Berlin Wall?

Whenever Ilya Beruashvili hears his dog bark, he knows the Russians are...

Georgia Photo: The Misty Mountains

Children ride a horse in the foggy mountain village of Bakhmaro, two...

Georgia: Is Tehran Trying to Use Tbilisi to Evade Sanctions?

Georgia is strengthening its business contacts with Iranian entities. That, in turn,...

Georgia: New Government Struggling to Keep Police Reform Pledge

Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili rose to power in 2012 on a...

Georgia: Could the Orthodox Church Become a Font of Intolerance?

In the two-plus decades since the Soviet collapse, the Georgian Orthodox Church...

Georgia: Russia Flashes Territorial Appetite

The Greater Caucasus Mountains form a natural buffer between Russia and Georgia....

Georgia: Meritocracy Poised to Make Gain?

For generations, building a career in Georgia depended mainly on whom, not...

Georgia: Anti-LGBT Rampage Exposes Frustrations with the West

Georgia may be touted as the most pro-Western country in the South...

Georgia: Ex-Prime Minister Faces Criminal Charges

President Mikheil Saakashvili’s political camp suffered a major blow on May 21...

Georgia: Debates Ending Family-to-Family Adoptions

In Georgia, where motherhood is seen as a woman’s chief duty, a...

Georgia: Gülen Schools Flourishing

When the topics of conversation turn to Turkey and Islam, tempers can...

Georgia: Tbilisi Pols Looking to Washington to Influence Election Outcome?

As the South Caucasus state of Georgia gears up for parliamentary elections...

Georgia: Orthodox Church Looks Askance at Proliferation of Yoga Studios

A growing number of Georgians are turning to yoga to shake off...

Georgia Looks to India for a Cash-Rich Cinema Comeback

Big on mountains and romantic vistas, the South Caucasus country of Georgia...

Georgia: War IDPs Fight Ongoing Battle with Poverty

On the fourth anniversary of the 2008 war between Georgia and Russia...

Georgia: Tbilisi Pins Olympic Hopes on Wrestling

When Georgian wrestlers compete in the London Summer Olympics, they will be...

Georgia: Parliamentary Campaign Features Ground-Breaking Political Shift

A competitive parliamentary election race is taking shape in Georgia. As a...

In Tbilisi, Warming Ties with Iran Yield Culinary Bonus

Georgia’s ongoing flirtation with Iran may be raising eyebrows in Washington, but...

Georgia: Psychotherapy Sheds Past Stigma

At first glance, you might think that psychotherapy would be a natural...

Georgia: Tbilisi Offers Companies Forgiveness for Environmental Sins

By creating loopholes in environmental legislation, is President Mikheil Saakashvili’s administration making...

Georgia: American Investor Detained in Money-Laundering Probe

The ongoing face-off between the Georgian government and billionaire opposition leader Bidzina...

Georgia: Will Moving Parliament Out of Tbilisi Pay Off?

When it comes to public works, there can be a fine line...

Georgia: A Look at Democratization’s Dark Side

Freedom has a flip side. In Georgia, that translates into a prison...

Georgia: How Transparent Are Law Enforcement Agencies?

Updated on 05/23/12 to include additional official comment....

Georgia: Can Tbilisi be Supersized?

As Georgia rushes to embrace the West, American-style fast food franchises are...

Georgia: Can Property Rights Survive the Digital Age?

Technological innovation is normally associated with progress. But for potentially hundreds of...

Georgia: For IDPs, Orthodox Easter Reinforces Pain of Separation

Orthodox Easter was celebrated on April 15 in Georgia. This year, Misha...

Azerbaijan: Jockeying Intensifies in Caspian Gas Pipeline Race

The Nabucco pipeline may not be dead yet. A scaled-down version of...

Georgia Invites Iran to Joint US Military Exercises

He was not the first person you might expect to see as...

Georgia: Tbilisi Enhancing its Afghan Troop Commitment

While some NATO members may be skittish about the alliance’s continuing involvement...

Georgia: Tbilisi Eager to Reap Diaspora Dollars

Always on the lookout for economic opportunity, officials in Georgia are trying...

Georgia: Could US Free Trade Pact Promote Better Workplace Conditions in Tbilisi?

Twenty-year-old Tbilisi supermarket clerk Kristina works seven days a week, eight hours...

Georgia: Rolling the Dice with Internet Gambling

Gambling spots sometimes seem as commonplace as khachapuri bakeries in Georgia’s capital...

Georgia: Riding the Road to Export Riches in a Used SUV

Forget ferro-alloys or scrap metal. Used cars have now become Georgia’s top...

Georgia: Mountain Resort Towns Come Under the Long Arm of Tbilisi

The Tbilisi city government’s takeover of management decisions for three popular resort...

Georgia: Tbilisi Faces Calls for Investigation into May 26 Protest Response

The Georgian government is facing pressure to open an investigation into the...