Sebastian Smith | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Stories by the author
3 Feb 05
Freak accident removes key figure of Georgian revolution at a critical stage.
16 Dec 04
After ten years of conflict, Grozny may be quieter, but everyone still fears the midnight knock at the door.
25 Nov 04
Economic transformation will help resolve Georgia’s armed conflicts, president says on first anniversary of “Rose Revolution”.
23 Sep 04
Chechen refugees in Pankisi fear they will be in Russia’s sights after Beslan tragedy.
11 Aug 04
Ossetian and Georgian forces on brink of war as Tbilisi accuses Russia of meddling.
9 Jun 04
Tightening of frontier security is making it harder and harder for Chechen rebels to cross into Georgia.
27 May 04
After five years living in Georgia, worried Chechen refugees look to the West for salvation.
12 May 04
Council of Europe attacked for alleged support of disgraced Ajarian leader as Georgian government tightens its grip on the region.
6 Jan 04
An overwhelming victory at the polls and a positive verdict from observers completes Mikael Saakashvili’s rise to power in Georgia.