Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.
February 26, 2021
Rally of PM Pashinian, who took to the streets warning a military coup was under way, fails to reach critical mass. Opposition’s rival effort, meanwhile, was a flop.
January 29, 2021
“Only 29 percent of Georgians believe that cases of high-level corruption are investigated properly in Georgia, while 47 percent think that they are not,” says Transparency International.
January 19, 2021
Unlike his predecessor, the new US president will at least take an interest in issues such as Georgia's deep divisions, organised crime in the Kyrgyz government and Nagorno-Karabakh. But his in-tray is rather full with other pressing matters.
September 29, 2020
A 2012 visit to the main town in the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh revealed attempts to live a normal life and build a better future in the heart of a long-frozen conflict that has now re-ignited.
August 11, 2020
Armenian leader once promised that people assembled on Yerevan’s Republic Square would make all “key decisions”. Nobody saw any such gathering before the endorsement was given to the fraudulent re-election of the Belarusian dictator.