Disasters in the making

Will Conroy in Prague September 19, 2020

Iran, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan among countries ranked most vulnerable by inaugural edition of Ecological Threat Register.

Georgia experiences its first wave of COVID-19

Giorgi Lomsadze for Eurasianet September 18, 2020

With their borders still largely closed, Georgians hit the beach and let their guard down. The epidemiological result was inevitable.

Saakashvili returning to fray in Georgian general election defying critics who see move as own goal

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest September 8, 2020

Calls for a consensus candidate ignored as UNM attempts to galvanise opposition to ruling Georgian Dream with exiled ex-president.

Fed up with working from home? Why not work from Georgia instead?

bne IntelIiNews August 28, 2020

Georgians invite people from 95 countries to do their jobs from the beautiful, mountainous South Caucasus republic that has experienced few coronavirus cases.

International mediation mechanism for Armenia, Azerbaijan conflict “does not seem fit for purpose” says former co-chair

bne IntelIiNews August 28, 2020

Noting July skirmishes took place far from contested Nagorno Karabakh territory, former US diplomat says clashes “may have unleashed a dangerous new geopolitical dynamic” partly given their proximity to strategic oil and gas pipelines.

'Daunting challenges lie in way of those minded to revive Trans-Caspian Pipeline project'

bne IntelIiNews August 23, 2020

Analyst says: “TCP has great political appeal and is destined to remain alive for many years, if only on PowerPoint presentations... it will provide fodder for politicians and bureaucrats (ignorant of or not understanding commercial realities)."