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A policewoman at a protest in Abkhazia. Few women make it into senior posts in government institutions. (Photo: Oliver Bullough)
18 Mar 11
Four women in parliament “not an achievement, but a disgrace”, says leading member.
11 Mar 11
Opposition leaders say government should focus on achievable economic deals with Moscow rather than pressing political demands.
Sergei Stepashin, head of Russia's audit chamber (left) with Nugzar Ashuba, speaker of the Abkhazian parliament. (Photo: Anaid Gogoryan)
29 Jan 11
Russian audit chief finds no wrongdoing in Abkhazia’s use of development funds, but notes millions of dollars have yet to be accounted for.
18 Jan 11
Controversial plan to move refugees from Abkhazian and South Ossetian conflict out of Tbilisi.
The Azerbaijani authorities are concerned about the rise of Islam, and particularly the role of neighbouring Iran. (Photo: Idrik Abassov)
15 Jan 11
Detentions come after Muslim party leader compared president with historical figure vilified in Shia tradition.
Memorial to the Abkhaz exodus,.(Photo: Ruslan Tarba)
12 Nov 10
Government tries to encourage descendents of 19th century emigrants to come home.
Ana Natsvlishvili of the Human Rights Centre in Tbilisi. (Photo: Maia Avaliani)
5 Nov 10
Government says it must approve projects involving two disputed entities.
28 Oct 10
IWPR press trip helps Georgian television journalists gain better understanding of situation in tense region.
28 Oct 10
IWPR press trip helps Georgian television journalists gain better understanding of situation in tense region.
Ethnic Georgian farmers say that since the 2008 war, they've had to pay a tax to transport their harvest over the Inguri river crossing into Georgia. (Photo: Giorgi Kupatadze)
28 Sep 10
Tbilisi authorities say the situation has worsened since the Russian-Georgian war of 2008.

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