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life at risk
Georgia's Ex-Leader Saakashvili 'Poisoned' in Prison – Doctors
Georgia's jailed ex-president, Mikheil Saakashvili, has been "poisoned" in custody by heavy metals and risks dying without proper treatment, according...
Georgia Bars Entry to Russian Journalists, Activists
Border guards in the South Caucasus nation of Georgia have denied entry to at least six independent Russian journalists and activists in the past two weeks...
In Georgia's Capital, a Young Russian Rock Group Hopes to Thrive in Exile
“Prisoners of conscience in the hands of bandits and thieves / Order will be disturbed in reality, not in dreams / The force of pressure will push...
Georgia Struggles With Latest Wave of Russian Arrivals
A new piece of street art in a Tbilisi underpass is a play on the classic Soviet "The Motherland Calls" poster from World War II. But instead of holding...
In Photos: Russians Fleeing Putin's Draft Queue at Georgian Border
Nearly two weeks into Russian President Vladimir Putin's "partial" mobilization for the war in Ukraine, crowds of Russians seeking to escape the draft...
Russia Limits Access to Georgia Border Region – Authorities
Authorities in North Ossetia ordered a restriction of car travel to the Russian republic that neighbors Georgia on Wednesday, after tens of thousands fled...
tension in tbilisi
‘We Don’t Want To Serve Occupiers’: Backlash in Georgia Against Russian Emigres
Some Georgian businesses require Russian customers to state they don’t support the invasion of Ukraine.
Rising Numbers of Russians Barred From Georgia, Activists Say
“I would not advise other activists to move to Georgia," said one Russian recently not allowed into the South Caucasus country.
exiles under watch
Spy’s Confession Sheds Light on Russian Espionage in Georgia
The 20-year-old informant for Russia’s security services was sent to Tbilisi to report on the many exiles here. Now, he says, he’s come clean.
geopolitical playing field
Russia to Launch Football League for ‘Friendly’ Occupied, Separatist Territories
The league will include clubs from Crimea, eastern Ukraine and Kherson and Zaporizhzhia, as well as Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Georgians Grudgingly Accept Growing Russian Presence
Many Georgians are still fervently opposed to the country's sudden post-war influx of Russian expats.
War Crimes Court Issues Warrants for 2008 Russia-Georgia War
Three people, including two Russian nationals, are accused of committing multiple war crimes.
Pussy Riot Member Barred From Georgia as Russian Activists Face Entry Problems
Despite Georgia being a destination for anti-war Russians, several activists and journalists have faced problems at its border.
nowhere to go
Russian Blogger Stuck at Georgian Border After Fleeing ‘Political’ Terrorism Charges
Human rights advocates have called the terrorism charges against Insa Lander politically motivated.
Georgian Government Takes Over Borjomi Shares From Sanctioned Russian Owners
Borjomi was forced to suspend production after its majority owner Alfa Group was sanctioned by the West.
Borjomi Workers Strike as Georgia Prepares To Take Over Russian Shares
Workers at Georgia’s iconic mineral water works haven’t been paid, and dozens were laid off, since the company’s Russian owners were sanctioned.
Georgia's Breakaway Region Ditches Referendum on Joining Russia
Tbilisi previously denounced South Ossetian plans to vote on joining Russia as "unacceptable."
Georgia’s Breakaway Region to Hold Referendum on Joining Russia in July: Leader
The leader of Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia on Friday set July 17 as a date for a referendum on joining Russia.
Citing War, Georgia's Borjomi Suspends Production
The iconic water brand is owned by a Russian company that has been hit by sanctions as a result of the war in Ukraine.
‘Unprepared’ Emigres Trickle Back to Russia as War Drags On
Some of the returnees miss creature comforts, others want to plan a more permanent emigration.
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