Fat cats: new study shows corruption can be measured in kilos

bne IntelliNews July 28, 2020

A new study finds that the more overweight the politicians in a government from the former Soviet Union are, the more likely that government is to be corrupt.

Azerbaijan blames Georgia for helping arm Armenia

Giorgi Lomsadze for Eurasianet July 20, 2020

According to the allegations, Georgia allowed a shipment of Serbian rocket launchers destined for Armenia to transit its territory.

Kremlin denies any role in alleged plot to kill Georgia TV host who insulted Putin

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest June 18, 2020

Georgian secret services said to have thwarted assassination plan. Chechen leader Kadyrov refutes claim he gave the order.

Business rallies to help in fight against coronavirus across Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Ben Aris in Berlin May 20, 2020

Business leaders across the Former Soviet Union are using some of the riches they have amassed in the last three decades to help in the fight against the coronavirus.

COLCHIS: In Georgia, the opposition may become the next COVID casualty

Max Fras of the Eurasia Democratic Security Network April 30, 2020

While Georgia’s lockdown enjoys support at home and abroad, the public health crisis has had a negative impact on the country’s political pluralism and opposition.