Zaza Baazov | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Stories by the author
4 Dec 03
Violence and fear tarnishes Georgia's bloodless overthrow of Shevardnadze.
19 Sep 03
Parliament enacts US-style anti-smoking law, though independent-minded Georgians are unlikely to obey.
7 Mar 03
Georgia's national security ministry is working on a draft law that would strongly increase government control over NGO activities.
19 Dec 02
Eight months after last April's earthquake in Tbilisi, thousands of residents say they are facing a winter without proper housing.
28 Oct 02
Georgia's main port of Poti and its oil terminal at Supsa are both in serious environmental danger.
5 Sep 02
Controversial new language legislation may further isolate Georgia's 300,000-strong Azerbaijani minority.
20 Oct 01
Deported from southern Georgia by Stalin, Meskhetian Turks are finding it hard to return to their homeland.
18 Sep 01
Impoverished Georgian women are offering themselves up as surrogate mothers to make ends meet.
24 Jul 01
Georgians uprooted by the Abkhaz conflict are finding imaginative ways of overcoming the state's failure to provide them with decent accommodation.