Moscow’s war in Ukraine is polarising public opinion in the Central Asian country.
Nika Gvaramia imprisoned for abuse of power in a sentence largely seen as a retaliation for his criticism of the ruling party.
Many experts see institution as having played an active role in the ongoing conflict.
Geopolitics and lack of long-term vision threaten the country’s food security.
Authorities struggle to contain anger over a citizen’s unexplained death in detention.
Ministry of labour and social affairs promotes alternative to placing vulnerable young people in orphanages or children’s homes.
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Activists fight traditions that exclude female worshippers from communal prayers.
The war confounds young people’s efforts to revitalise Ukraine’s embattled east and counter Russian propaganda.