Iraq’s Yazidis Choose Georgia

The war in Iraq has resonated in the South Caucasus, as shown by the arrival of the first refugees from…

Saakashvili Caught Up in Game of Interpol Chase

Earlier this week, Georgia's Facebook page exploded with reports of the arrest of former President Mikheil Saakashvili on a Greek…

Yerevan and Tehran are preparing for a breakthrough

Iran and Armenia will soon start negotiations on a free trade area (FTA). The initiative was suggested by Tehran when its official…

The “Persecution” of Mikheil Saakashvili – Well, They Should Know!

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili has responded to renewed claims of “political persecution” in Georgia by calling the Swedish and…

Raul Khadjimba – the Next Abkhazian President

On Monday, August 25 the Central Electoral Commission of Abkhazia announced the results of the pre-term presidential election held on…

South Caucasus – from tiltyards to cooperation platforms

The South Caucasus is a region of intertwining transport hubs and energy centres, it is a clashing arena of geopolitical…

Abkhazia’s choice

Elections for the fourth President of the partially recognized Republic of Abkhazia will be held on August 24th. Four candidates…

Flare up in Nagorno-Karabakh – Why Now?

In an official statement, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has shared the “deep concern” expressed by the co-chairs of the OSCE…

Georgian EU Darling Goes On Trial

This latest Saakashvili episode really is a thorn in the side of the West. He is their poster boy for…

Georgia-Russia Relations: Smoke and Mirrors of EU-Georgia-Russian Trade

Georgia has been trying to join the EU and NATO for many years as have Romania, Moldova and Ukraine. This…

Nagorno-Karabakh confronting a new war

The situation concerning the unrecognized republic of Nagorno-Karabakh (NKR) has escalated to the point where today, in rare unison, Washington,…

Delicate Balance of the South Caucasus

South Caucasus has long had a reputation as one of the hottest and most volatile regions. The Nagorno-Karabakh war, the…

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