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There’s a distinct whiff of desire for political change wafting through the Caucasus.
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The developed world could make a big difference to the global economy simply by helping migrants to do what comes naturally: send money home.
Georgia's president-elect is putting the country in strong danger of losing its hard won democracy.
Carne Ross's quixotic crusade to help emerging nations get their seat at the table.
Can the new Turkish-Russian nuclear plant be a model for safe energy, or will it be an environmental and proliferation risk?
Vladimir Putin's secret (fake) letter of congratulations to Xi Jinping.
How a tragic twist of fate is fueling a revolt against Armenia’s overweening tycoons.
How the administration has tightened relations with Warsaw.