CRS Issue 715

Environmentalists fear that too many hydroelectric dams will destroy Armenia's ecosystem. This is the Tatev power station in the south of the country. (Photo: Photolure agency)
17 Dec 13
Too many dams will dry up rivers downstream, they warn.
Poster of Heydar Aliyev in Sumgait. The words say "I will be in Azerbaijan forever”. (Photo: Shahla Sultanova)
17 Dec 13
Ten years after his death, Heydar Aliyev still looms large over the country.
The speaker of Georgia's parliament, David Usupashvili, mounted a robust defence of the local government reform bill. (Photo: Georgian parliament website)
16 Dec 13
Influential church leader warns devolution means separatism. “Nonsense”, say critics.