CRS Issue 720

Georgian officials are fond of up-market vehicles, in black if possible. These ones are outside the State Chancellory. (Photo: IWPR)
24 Jan 14
Swanky cars and iPhones for government staff seen as excessive at a time when money is tight.
Images that appear to show Azerbaijani fighters in Syria, taken from video on FIsyria.com, a Russian-language jihadi website.
24 Jan 14
Religious affiliation – Shia or Sunni – determines which side volunteers take.
Armenian energy minister Armen Movsisyan (left) with Gazprom head Aleksei Miller after the signing ceremony. (Photo: Gazprom)
24 Jan 14
Critics say deal gives Kremlin political as well as economic leverage.