Businesses in the US appear to be moving beyond merely learning about blockchain and are now increasingly interested in piloting projects using the technology.
What happened to the colour revolutions in Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine? All are in retreat in one way or another, and none have delivered on their promise of deep change and a better life.
Critics allege Tbilisi connived in kidnapping of dissident back to Azerbaijan to curry favour with oil-rich neighbour.
Case of journalist Afghan Mukhtarli, who was investigating business interests of Azerbaijan's President Aliyev, raises questions over Tbilisi's commitment to human rights.
Proposals for radical constitutional amendments continue to divide society as consultation period approaches its end.