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Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev. (Photo:
22 Aug 13
Russian prime minister talks of improving relations five years after 2008 war, but makes it clear there will be no compromise on key issues.
A Russian army vehicle in South Ossetia, August 2008. (Photo: Yana Amelina/Wikimedia Commons)
7 Aug 13
Still hanging on as president, Mikheil Saakashvili is threatened with investigation by a hostile government.
15 Jul 13
Refugees from past wars navigate path between adapting to life where they are, and their hopes of returning home one day.
Georgian foreign minister Maia Panjikidze. (Photo: Georgian foreign ministry)
10 Jul 13
Minister insists decision made internally, not connected with American concerns about Tbilisi as haven for Iranian sanctions-busters.
Anna Arganashvili, head of the gender equality department at the Georgian ombudsman’s office. (Photo courtesy of A. Arganashvili)
10 Jul 13
Total illegal, the custom has not been tackled aggressively by authorities who seem to fear treading on people’s toes.
Georgian interior minister Irakli Garibashvili. (Photo: Minister's official Facebook page)
28 Jun 13
Minister in charge of police at the time says he had no part in “inhuman” acts of torture.
Protesters in the Georgian capital calling for decriminalisation of marijuana. (Photo: Tamar Mirianashvili)
11 Jun 13
Tough rules have landed thousands in jail for possessing small amounts in recent years.
Vano Merabishvili when he was still prime minister of Georgia. (Photo: Georgian government/Wikimedia Commons)
4 Jun 13
Vano Merabishvili served as interior minister, then premier in last government.
Damaged homes in the village of Nakalakevi. (Photo: Samkhretis Karibche newspaper)
24 May 13
Residents fight losing battle against nature as houses crack and crumble.