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Captives of a patriarchal mentality: domestic violence in the South Caucasus

Captives of a patriarchal mentality: domestic violence in the South Caucasus

When we see women on the street with mutilated faces, with bruised and swollen lips, hands and feet…all ‘dressed’ up in dark purple spots, many of us would probably like to approach these women and ask, ‘What happened?” and talk to them, try and help if we can. We want to find out: who did […]

Georgia and Japan to implement common project

Georgia and Japan to implement common project

The Project for Provision of Medical Equipment to Georgia Red Cross Primary Health Clinic in Dedoplistskaro (Georgia), which was implemented within the framework of “Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects” of the Government of Japan. The Opening Ceremony was held in the town of Dedoplistskaro (Georgia) on 8 July 2016. According to official press-release […]

Enemies in love

Enemies in love

When two people love each other, usually neither of them think about the other’s nationality. They focus on the chemistry between them – not on nationalism or patriotism. But people can’t live separated from their own surroundings or environment, and often don’t want to, either. Couples from nations in conflict with one another find themselves […]

Gay in the South Caucasus: LGBT life in Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan

Gay in the South Caucasus: LGBT life in Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan

Armenia “I lost so many friends…”  Karen Arakelyan (note: name has been changed for purposes of anonymity) for years fought against himself, trying to change the truth known only to him. But as a result, it became impossible to live with this secret, and he decided to come out: “I’m glad that I took this […]

Georgian Defense Ministry abolished obligatory military service

Georgian Defense Ministry abolished obligatory military service

Obligatory military service is abolished by Georgian Defense Ministry. The relevant document was signed by Minister of Defense Tina Khidasheli on 27th of June. According to her if the future minister decides to reestablish the obligatory military service, he/she will have to abolish yesterday’s decision. Minister also stated during the meeting with media, that she […]

Georgia to hold military exercises with US

Georgia to hold military exercises with US

In August 2016 Georgia will host the joint exercises Jackal Stone 2016 with the US Special Forces. Vestnik Kavkaza reports a delegation of the US European Command came to Georgia for the preparation. In Tbilisi they met with the Chief of General Staff of the Georgian Armed Forces, Vakhtang Kapanadze, and the Deputy Defence Minister, […]

“Georgia is a new destination of globetrotters”

“Georgia is a new destination of globetrotters”

Georgia as a country of an ancient civilization locates in the middle of Caucasus region. The natural beauties and historical heritages are very attractive for global tourism. Edita Badasyan, the reporter from Georgia, made an interview with Daria Kholodilina, from Brand Development Department at Georgian National Tourism Administration. Ms. Kholodilina points out the importance of […]

Sophia Loren to visit Georgia

Sophia Loren to visit Georgia

Italian actress Sophia Loren will visit Georgia. She will arrive in Georgia on 13th of June and on 15th of June famous actress will participate in a concert organized by charity foundation “Natvris Khe”. Natvris Khe – the foundation established by Georgian Opera singer Nino Surguladze, is planning to organize charity concert that will be […]

Russia ranked 60th according to World Citizenship Index

Russia ranked 60th according to World Citizenship Index

Russia has been ranked 60th out of 161 according to the citizenship quality, the results of Henley & Partners Consulting Company research. The company launched a global ranking report of nationalities examined based on the scale of economy, human development, peace, and stability. From an external viewpoint, the index looks at the ability of citizens […]

A short look at the 25 years of Georgia’s independence

A short look at the 25 years of Georgia’s independence

For the Republic of Georgia, this year is the special one. After living 70 years in the Soviet Union, Georgia celebrates its 25 years of independence. It was a hard path. But despite this country wants to move forward and it has own strategic plans, like membership process with EU and NATO. Georgia has marked […]

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