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Abkhazia elects new leader

The vote went ahead in spite of the global coronavirus outbreak; although Abkhazia hasn’t recorded any cases, election officials took pains that the disease couldn’t be spread by voting.
Joshua Kucera Mar 23, 2020

In Georgia, more important than Santa

New Year’s is the main winter holiday in the post-Soviet world, after the communists took Christmas customs and melded them into the more secular January 1. But Georgia’s mekvle tradition long predates this shift.
Giorgi Lomsadze Dec 27, 2019