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2020: Eurasianet’s year in review
To each their own annus horribilis.
Dec 28, 2020
Georgia’s COVID outbreak grows from molehill to “Everest”
In the early days of the pandemic, Georgia enjoyed one of the most enviable rates in the world. Things began to fall apart in late summer.
Dec 7, 2020
Georgia experiences its first wave of COVID-19
With their borders still largely closed, Georgians hit the beach and let their guard down. The epidemiological result was inevitable.
Sep 18, 2020
Georgia’s park of runaway trees
Crowds are flocking to visit a new botanical wonderland that stands as testimony to the sway the billionaire chairman of the country’s ruling party holds over the nation.
Aug 19, 2020
Ukraine’s census attempt crashes and burns yet again
Independent Ukraine has held only one census, almost 20 years ago.
Aug 12, 2020
Dashboard: Coronavirus in Eurasia - July
Archived reports from July 2020 on how the pandemic has upended life in Central Asia and the South Caucasus.
Jul 31, 2020
Women are being forced to give birth ‘alone’, in post-lockdown Armenia and Ukraine
Across Eurasia, women have reported mistreatment that defies World Health Organization guidelines – and national policies.
Jul 18, 2020
COVID-19 reality starts to hit home for Azerbaijanis
Denialism and conspiracy theories about the disease appear to be in retreat as more and more people are infected.
Jul 8, 2020
A Georgian COVID-19 survival story
Georgia’s coronavirus prevention efforts have been widely praised. But its treatment strategy also appears to have been a success.
Jul 1, 2020
Dashboard: Coronavirus in Eurasia - June 22-28
Reports from June 22-28 on how the pandemic has upended life in Central Asia and the South Caucasus.
Jun 28, 2020
Azerbaijan imposes second weekend lockdown amid anti-police outrage
The authorities have indicated some sensitivity to the public mood, announcing that they are investigating evidence of excessive use of force.
Jun 12, 2020
Dashboard: Coronavirus in Eurasia - June 1-7
Reports from June 1-7 on how the pandemic has upended life in Central Asia and the South Caucasus.
Jun 7, 2020
Dashboard: Coronavirus in Eurasia - May 25-31
Reports from May 25-31 on how the pandemic has upended life in Central Asia and the South Caucasus.
May 31, 2020
Armenia: US government funding COVID disinformation
Articles on the U.S. Embassy-sponsored website call COVID-19 a "fake pandemic" and oppose vaccines. Health experts warn it could make the crisis worse.
May 28, 2020
Parents struggle to reach newborn surrogates in Georgia
Dozens of babies are marooned in hospitals, their international parents unable to travel during the coronavirus crisis.
May 27, 2020