With the checkpoint closed, some residents of Abkhazia are risking their lives to access services.
Escalations shows that any short-term progress towards peace remains unlikely.
Officials obscure systemic failings – aided by an uncritical media.
Disinformation – sometimes spread by medical experts - has become a serious public health threat.
Experts say that a virtual war of words increasingly accompanies the conflict.
Analysts say the Kremlin is trying to highlight the West’s apparent failure to help its allies.
State encouraging more female participation in country’s military.
For some, Narimanov is an inspirational role model. For others, he was a Communist traitor.
Hundreds of buildings are in dire need of restoration, but arguments continue over who has the authority to carry out works.
Those dependent on services financed by the Georgian government struggle to access care.