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Mourners in Caucasus honor Navalny
Memorials held in several cities.
Mar 1, 2024
Georgia: Amid tension with the West, Tbilisi makes it easier for Georgians to head East
Visa-free travel to China an outgrowth of budding ‘strategic partnership.’
Feb 29, 2024
Georgia: Government all talk, little action on promoting EU values – rights activists
Officials refuse to classify LGBTQ festival-goers as victims of right-wing violence.
Feb 28, 2024
Caucasus: The credit outlook for the region is generally good – ratings agency
Geopolitics could cause sudden changes in fiscal conditions.
Feb 27, 2024
Georgia: Church plus cyanide equals intrigue
Poisoning incidents point to behind-the-scenes manoeuvring in the nation’s most trusted institution.
Feb 23, 2024
Kutaisi Airport: Georgian migrants' gateway to Europe
It's the cheapest exit from Georgia by air and the main escape hatch for the citizens of an emptying nation.
Feb 15, 2024
Billionaire taps ruling party chair as Georgia's next PM
Kobakhidze's nomination should slide easily through parliament.
Feb 1, 2024
Georgian PM resigns
Pro-government media is reporting that Garibashvili will be replaced by Irakli Kobakhidze, who is also known as fiercely loyal to the ruling party's billionaire founder.
Jan 29, 2024
Planned Russian base in Abkhazia could threaten Georgia's Middle Corridor dreams
In addition to the risk of the Ukraine War spreading to Georgian territory, the planned Russian naval base in Abkhazia could threaten Georgia's status as a global east-west connectivity hub.
Jan 19, 2024
Georgia's Revenant Oligarch
Georgian politics turn into a broken record as the nation's billionaire boss keeps quitting and un-quitting politics.
Jan 18, 2024
Stalin in the Church
The Soviet dictator "appeared" in Georgia's main church on Christmas, causing sound and fury.
Jan 10, 2024
Georgia's billionaire boss re-enters politics … again
Ivanishvili says he's coming out of retirement for a second time because the opposition is too weak to hold his team to account.
Dec 31, 2023
The environmental cost of Tbilisi's fireworks addiction
The Georgian capital will soon be shooting away fireworks like there's no tomorrow. For some of the city's non-human denizens there indeed may not be a tomorrow.
Dec 27, 2023
Georgia's Twelve European Labors
The nation just cinched its status as a candidate for EU membership. Now it's time for a European makeover.
Dec 14, 2023
Georgia's Hungarian dance
Top Georgian MPs went to Budapest to sweet-talk Viktor Orbán ahead of the EU's expansion summit.
Dec 7, 2023
Georgia's dis-United National Movement
The ruling party's chairman gloated that the main opposition party has split into "Bolsheviks and Mensheviks."
Dec 1, 2023
Georgia protests: Out of the woods
Environmental activists are skeptical of government assurances that a large tract of forest won't be turned into a privately managed hunting preserve.
Nov 22, 2023
Child's murder highlights Georgian Azerbaijanis' early marriage problem
The murder of a 14-year-old girl by a man who considered her his wife has shone light on the problem of child marriage among Georgia's ethnic Azerbaijani community.
Nov 20, 2023
Armenia receives shipment of French armored vehicles through Georgia
Azerbaijan is angry about France's sale of hardware and weapons to its rival Armenia. It's been quiet so far on Georgia's role in facilitating the transaction.
Nov 16, 2023
Europeanizing Georgia's hot-tempered politics
After briefly forcing a happy face over a historic development for their country, Georgian politicians are back at each other's throats.
Nov 15, 2023
Meeting conditions for Georgia’s EU accession a tall order for Tbilisi
Georgian Dream claims credit where credit doesn’t seem due.
Nov 10, 2023
Georgia recommended for EU membership candidate status
The path to actual membership is very fraught and very long. But for now the mood in Tbilisi is exultant.
Nov 8, 2023
Georgian killed by Russian border troops
The victim, a veteran of the 2008 Georgia-Russia war, was reportedly visiting a church on the borderline.
Nov 8, 2023
Georgia: One war, two films, many opinions
As new films provoke national debate about the 1992-93 war in Abkhazia, Georgian society agrees to disagree on how to remember the conflict and deal with its consequences.
Nov 2, 2023
Georgia's hate speech legislation spurs censorship concerns
The amendments, which further empower the communications regulator, have drawn criticism from the Council of Europe.
Oct 27, 2023