The recent tradition of keeping caged bears in Georgia is a problem that has defied humane solutions. From Liberali.
In Azerbaijan’s troubled elections, guess how many opposition lawmakers made it into parliament? From EurasiaNet.
The twin plagues of organized crime and ethnic conflict threaten a rare economic success story in the North Caucasus.
Poachers are outsmarting the inspectors in Georgia, and some species are paying the ultimate price. From Liberali.
TOL Talk: As Azerbaijan goes to the polls, freedom of expression takes a beating.
In Tbilisi, memories of the bitter conflict with Russia in August 2008 are fresh, but everywhere too are signs that forces of change are pushing Georgia in new directions. From openDemocracy.
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