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Lengthy prison term handed to elderly man described as political persecution.
Government has been forced to pay out large sums over human rights rulings.
Experts argue economic future may lie in ties to China and India.
Local Georgians feel they have been abandoned to face disaster alone.
Remittances from those working abroad make up a key part of the country’s economy.
The devastating effect of decades of neglect and corruption have been exacerbated by conflict.
President’s party wins again as pressure grows on independent observers and opposition forces.
The notion of family is still strongly influenced by rigid norms in this conservative nation.
The lives of hundreds of thousands of young people have been shaped by Russia’s confrontation with Ukraine.
Although discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is illegal, the reality is different.