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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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17 May 00
Despite widespread hopes of a radical shake-up in Georgia's ruling cabal, President Shevardnadze once again puts his faith in the old guard
17 May 00
Russians tighten up security in the Chechen lowlands as rebel forces announce the start of the spring campaign
17 May 00
The pagan customs of ancient Circassian tribes survive the depredations of the Soviet era
17 May 00
Privatisation seems to offer the only chance of salvation for Armenia's national airline whose wings have been clipped by $12 million of debt
12 May 00
Factions opposed to the president are unable to agree on a suitable candidate for the now vacant prime minister's job
12 May 00
A Chechen editor responsible for reviving an outlawed newspaper has been arrested for "stirring up racial hatred"
12 May 00
Campaigners fighting for the release of Brice Fleutiaux say there is new hope he will soon be returned to his family
12 May 00
In a bid to meet impossible recruitment quotas, the Azerbaijani military authorities are drafting recruits who are physically unfit for service
12 May 00
Chechen officials are being accused of plundering federal funds aimed at "normalising" life in the rebel republic
12 May 00
A group of Georgian ex-soldiers, who are suffering from radiation sickness, are demanding a government probe into the true legacies of the Soviet nuclear arsenal

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