Elections | Institute for War and Peace Reporting




Khatia Dekanoidze of the United National Movement (UNM) opposition party in Georgia. (Photo: Ministry of Justice of Ukraine)
28 Oct 20
“Saakashvili has every right to return to Georgia - he's a person of historic importance.”
Elene Khoshtaria with symbolical gesture in support of Georgians who lost their eye after being hit by rubber bullets during the brutal police crackdown of the peaceful protests on June 20, 2020. (Photo courtesy of E. Khoshtaria)
26 Oct 20
This vote is significant for the wider region and the whole of Europe.
Nino Burjanadze, running as a candidate with the Democratic Movement - United Georgia party. (Photo courtesy of N. Burjanadze)
22 Oct 20
"It's in the long-term strategic interests of Russia to have Georgia as a friend."
President Sooronbay Zheenbekov (right) meeting with new prime minister and speaker of parliament of Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: Kyrgyz President's Press Service)
14 Oct 20
Demands continue for President Sooronbay Jeenbekov’s resignation.
Church in Queen Darejan's palace in the old town of Tbilisi, Georgia. (Photo: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)
14 Oct 20
Leaders on both sides look to leverage short-term gains in the upcoming polls.
The main Ala-Too square in capital Bishkek today, 6 October, 2020. (Photo: IWPR)
6 Oct 20
Election results cancelled as opposition supporters seize control of key offices.
29 Sep 20
Experts’ assumptions that the country’s leader Emomali Rahmon would nominate his son for this election are disproved.
President of Montenegro and ruler of the Democratic party of Socialists (DPS) Milo Djukanovic gives a speech to following the elections on August 30, 2020 in Podgorica, Montenegro. (Photo: Filip Filipovic/Getty Images)
21 Sep 20
Moscow is manipulating unresolved internal divisions to cement its own influence.
Artsakh government meeting held on April 8 with current President Bako Sahakyan on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Photo: Artsakh government website)
14 Apr 20
Fears of infection have been overruled by political concerns.
Temur Umarov, an expert on Uzbekistan and a consultant at the Carnegie Moscow Center. (Photo courtesy of T. Umarov)
15 Jan 20
The country’s recent parliamentary elections show process of tentative change is real.