Irakli Chikhladze | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Stories by the author
30 Sep 02
A man-made lake is putting a once-thriving resort back on the map - but not all locals are celebrating.
1 Feb 02
Protests by Georgian refugees against the Russian-led peacekeeping force in Abkhazia are causing new tensions.
5 Nov 01
South Ossetia is surviving on the proceeds of contraband flowing through a huge smuggler market outside its capital.
12 Oct 01
Hundreds of women tricked into years of working as unpaid prostitutes return home to be treated as outcasts, even criminals.
24 Aug 01
Georgia is in an ideal location to control, or exploit, the flow of drugs around the region.