The six-week war has reshaped the geopolitical scenario in the South Caucasus. Azerbaijan has its yearned for victory, Armenia has been pushed aside. Moscow will now try to run the show while keeping Turkey at arm’s length.
New restrictions imposed in countries struggling with a vicious second wave of the pandemic.
First estimates from OIV show drought hitting the grape crops in countries such as Romania and Moldova, while others like Hungary and Russia managed to boost production.
Ruling party just one seat short of majority prior to run-off contests. Thousands gather outside parliament in protest at claimed irregularities.
Ruling Georgian Dream party faces challenge from ‘united but divided’ multitude of opposition parties.
Despite the always-present danger of Russian aggression, and the subsequent military occupation of one-fifth of its territory, Georgia managed to survive as democratic state and now it is to going to vote again for the tenth time on Oct 31
New coronavirus infections continued to rise alarmingly in Central and Southeast Europe as the centre of the pandemic shifts back to Europe.