Manana Vardiashvili | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
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11 Jun 13
Tough rules have landed thousands in jail for possessing small amounts in recent years.
17 Apr 13
Six years on from blanket ban, Moscow is wondering whether wine from its southern neighbour might not be so bad after all.
9 Feb 13
Caucasian state's health budget too small to pay high cost of treatment.
24 Jun 11
Legislation allows security services to delve into private web traffic without court’s sanction.
22 Apr 11
Residents of economic blackspots say they’re losing out amid efforts to attract visitors to the regions.
17 Dec 10
Poorest on diet so meagre that experts warn of under-nourishment.
1 Oct 10
The authorities have sought to help them since the Russian blockade, yet they continue to face serious problems.