The Ukraine conflict has spurred many to acquire alternative passports.
Maternity wards have been among the hundreds of healthcare facilities struck since the start of the full-scale invasion.
Villagers in the Amaras valley vineyards pick grapes a few yards away from Azerbaijan’s military posts.
As well as buoying public spirits, humour has become a key element of the information war.
Proposal would see soldiers allowed to make a hefty payment to the state so as to drastically reduce the time they serve.
Analysts see this is as opportunity for the president to assert himself outside the shadow of the country’s first leader.
New legislation would expand the range of non-custodial available to courts.
Thousands apply for asylum in Europe on flimsy grounds; very few are accepted.
The lack of official status and the fear of separatism have drastically eroded the use of Mingrelian and Svan.
An ongoing battle to preserve culture is further endangered by the devastating impact of the war.