Twenty years ago the young freelance photojournalist Roddy Scott was killed by Russian forces in the Pankisi gorge in Georgia, a refuge for terrorists and a transit point into neighbouring Chechnya during the war there.
US-based toxicologist says that "testing has revealed the presence of heavy metals" in former president's body.
Former president remains in a detention that one of his lawyers has called a "death sentence".
Foreign Minister Nicu Popescu takes care not to provoke Russia, despite Nato promises of support for Moldova.
Traditional export markets for Georgian wine are reeling due to the war in Ukraine, deepening ongoing trends of market diversification among winemakers in the South Caucasian country.
The Georgian opposition believes that the bill will be used to punish opposition financiers and to protect the interests of Georgian Dream founder Bidzina Ivanishvili.
Development bank recommends countries should now gradually dial down help to vulnerable companies, so they can either learn to adapt to the new climate of higher interest rates or exit the market by going into insolvency.
Fibre-optic lines crucial part of project set to benefit up to 1.8bn people from Frankfurt to Mumbai.
In January 2016 Paresishvilli successfully plugged Georgia into the international capital markets when it hooked up to the international settlement and clearing system of Clearstream. Now he intends to do do the same with the Tashkent Stock Exchange.
Inflation appears to be under control in Uzbekistan and to have peaked in Georgia and Armenia, but with prices still rising in Kazakhstan the regulator is ready to raise rates “as much as necessary,” the countries' central bank governors said.
Turkmenistan is finding new customers for its gas, while continuing to perform bizarre stunts for Guinness World Records. This and more in Eurasianet’s weekly briefing.
The mega project was cancelled in 2020 amid political acrimony and geopolitical speculation. Now, a shift in regional transport routes may be breathing new life into it.
Avoiding sanctioned Russia in shipping freight between East Asia and Europe is a new difficulty for the cargo industry. The big alternative is the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route. Analysts wonder if it can take the strain.
European Political Community isolates Russia, welcomes back UK and reassures EU candidate countries.
With Russia distracted by a war in Ukraine that is not going well, where does that leave the client governments it has backed in three separatist republics in Georgia and Moldova?
International transport routes through Ukraine and Russia have been disrupted, and Georgia has become a popular alternative.
Ruling Georgian Dream party says founder Bidzina Ivanishvil will not fall under new planned bill.
After Vladimir Putin escalated the war in Ukraine with a mobilisation order, thousands of Russians are trying to enter Georgia to avoid being drafted and sent to the front lines in the war in Ukraine.
Government efforts to shield populations from the energy crisis and rampant inflation have shifted the economic impact to next year, says the EBRD as it downgrades GDP growth forecasts for 2023.
GDP forecast revised from 3.2% to 9% as “expected negative effects of the war in Ukraine have not materialised so far”.