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Global Voices

Many Kaspi residents think the local cement plant is bad for their health. (Photo: Mikuladze)
13 Apr 15
Locals call for more action to be taken to reduce pollution.
8 Apr 15
Opinion poll shows ruling bloc less popular than before, but some say it’s normal to tire of a government after a couple of years
Akhaltsikhe is the main town of Samtskhe-Javakheti, a region of Georgia with a substantial Armenian population. (Photo: Maia Ivelashvili)
3 Apr 15
Many hold foreign passports, and recent changes in the law make them feel like strangers in their own land.
27 Mar 15
Government uneasy about its predecessor's free-for-all approach to attracting investment.
A rally in Tbilisi in support of greater female participation in politics. (Photo: Regina Jegorova-Askerova)
21 Mar 15
Despite legislative reform, women are still underrepresented in a “macho” world.
Mikheil Saakashvili in 2012, during his time as president of Georgia. (Photo: OSCE/Flickr)
25 Feb 15
Kiev has enlisted Saakashvili-era officials to help carry out badly-needed reforms.
17 Feb 15
Limited post-release support makes it hard for offenders to get back on the straight and narrow.
The Sakdrisi site in May 2014. (Photo: Heather Yundt)
2 Feb 15
Disputes over archaeological site continue as “limited” mining works start.
Journalists interview a resident of Zardiantkari as he crosses a Georgian police checkpoint. (Photo: Heather Yundt/IWPR)
28 Jan 15
IWPR takes Georgian reporters to a village on the fragile boundary with South Ossetia.
20 Jan 15
Some economists say that being so tightly tied into the Russian economy could actually mitigate some of the worst effects.

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