Russia pokes Georgia in eye with Putin visit to Abkhazia on war anniversary

bne IntelliNews August 9, 2017

Russian president vows continued Kremlin military and economic support for breakaway region prompting strong statements from Tbilisi and Nato.

Stateless Saakashvili resurfaces in Poland, Georgia petitions Warsaw for extradition

bne IntelliNews August 7, 2017

Georgia's stateless former president Mikheil Saakashvili turns up in Poland to attend Warsaw Uprising commemoration, insists he will journey back to Ukraine to fight withdrawal of citizenship.

US VP affirms support for CEE allies as relations with Russia deteriorate

bne IntelliNews August 2, 2017

“America has no small allies, only strong allies,” says Mike Pence as he visits Estonia, Georgia and Montenegro days after US Congress votes for tough new sanctions on Russia.

Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili stripped of Ukrainian citizenship

Carmen Valache in Lund July 27, 2017

Move appears linked to new closeness between Kyiv and Tbilisi, leader of 2003's Rose Revolution likely to seek asylum in US.

Nato still has a mixed reception in Emerging Europe

Ben Aris in Berlin July 14, 2017

After 70 years of being told Nato was the enemy, most of the populations of the former Communist bloc continue to have mixed feelings about their former enemies – even if the geopolitics have changed radically.