media in Caucasus

Jayne Pearce: Azerbaijan earns reputation of brilliant organizer

Jayne Pearce: "Azerbaijan earns reputation of brilliant organizer"

Media administrator of the Islamic Games in Baku on the work with media and coverage of the games

US State Department: press freedom often violated in Georgia

US State Department: press freedom often violated in Georgia

The freedom of speech and the media are often violated in Georgia, the 2016 report on human rights practices, published by the US Department of State, says. "Parliament’s failure to select all eight members of …

 Political scientist Alan Kasaev celebrates his birthday

Political scientist Alan Kasaev celebrates his birthday

  Today is the birthday of the political scientist, historian, editor-in-Chief of the North Ossetia newspaper, Alan Kasayev. He was born in 1963 in the town of Ordzhonikidze (Vladikavkaz) in North Ossetia. Alan Kasaev …

Rustavi 2 TV channel holds protest rally in Tbilisi

Rustavi 2 TV channel holds protest rally in Tbilisi

Tbilisi-based, private broadcasting company Rustavj 2 is holding a protest really in central Tbilisi this afternoon. TV channel staff, Rustavi 2 supporters and opposition politicians gathered in front of the …

Second meeting of Caspian Expert club opens in Astrakhan

Second meeting of Caspian Expert club opens in Astrakhan

The international round table titled "The image of the Caspian Sea: the media, expert cooperation, international projects" will be held today in Astrakhan. Participants of the second meeting of the Caspian Expert Club, …

100 news agencies in Baku

100 news agencies in Baku

Representatives of over 100 media meet at News Agencies World Congress

 Mikhail Gusman: OANA allows to consider interests of all media outlets

Mikhail Gusman: OANA allows to consider interests of all media outlets

The Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) is one of the most effective forms of cooperation of the world media outlets, which allows to coordinate work and exchange information between news agencies in real time, the first Deputy …

Azerbaijan assumes OANA presidency for three years

Azerbaijan assumes OANA presidency for three years

The 16th General Assembly of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA), hosted by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and AzerTAc, ended in Baku. AzerTAc assumed presidency of OANA for the next three years at the …

Azerbaijan heads World Congress of News Agencies

Azerbaijan heads World Congress of News Agencies

Azerbaijan became the chair of the World Congress of News Agencies at a meeting of the Congress in Baku. AzerTAc will take on a three-year presidency (2016-2019) of the Congress. Director General of the agency Aslan …

5th World Congress of News Agencies opens in Baku

5th World Congress of News Agencies opens in Baku

The 5th World Congress of News Agencies under the slogan 'New Challenges for News Agencies' opened in Baku. The event is co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Azerbaijan’s state new agency AzerTAc. …

Baku will host three largest media summits

Baku will host three largest media summits

Baku will host several summits of the major international media on November 16-18 - the 5th World Congress of News Agencies, the 16th General Assembly of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies and the 22nd session of the Council of …

Ali Hasanov highlights Azerbaijan’s care for media, its development

Ali Hasanov highlights Azerbaijan’s care for media, its development

President Ilham Aliyev always pays great attention to the media and takes all the necessary measures to resolve its problems and ensure its development, said Ali Hasanov, Azerbaijani president’s aide for …

Baku court revokes license of ANS media company

Baku court revokes license of ANS media company

Baku Court of Appeal revoked the license of Azerbaijan’s ANS Independent Broadcasting Media Company today.   Baku Court of Appeal considered the lawsuit of Azerbaijan’s National Television and Radio Council on …

Armenian press review for June 9-15. Politics

Armenian press review for June 9-15. Politics

Adoption of new Tax Code and the fight against monopolies and corruption, associated with it are in the focus of the Armenian press.

Armenia plans to start international TV channel on basis of its Public TV company

Armenia plans to start international TV channel on basis of its Public TV company

The public television and radio company of Armenia is preparing a new project for foreign audience, Chairman of the Council of Public Television and Radio Company of Armenia, Ruben Jaghinyan, said at the joint …

Jamil Sadyhbekov: Media that promoted nationalism participated in collapse of Soviet Union

Jamil Sadyhbekov: Media that promoted nationalism participated in collapse of Soviet Union

The media that promoted ethnic hatred both in the center and in the republics in the late 80's - early 90's, also played a role in the collapse of the USSR, which was preceded by the loss of the ethical and moral values and principles of …

 Ingush authorities take control of case into attack on journalists

Ingush authorities take control of case into attack on journalists

The Ingush authorities said that they have taken control of a criminal case into an attack on journalists near the border with Chechnya. It is reported that the head of the Interior Ministry of the republic, Alexander …

Armenian press review (February 18 - 24)

Armenian press review (February 18 - 24)

The coalition of RPA and 'Dashnaktsutyun', personnel changes, Russian gas prices, impoverishment of the population

Russian Embassy awards Azerbaijani media for supporting cooperation between two countries

Russian Embassy awards Azerbaijani media for supporting cooperation between two countries

Yesterday the Russian Informational and Cultural Center in Baku hosted the ceremony of awarding diplomas 'for creative contribution to the coverage and support of Russian-Azerbaijani cooperation', which was awarded to a number of …

President of Armenia speaks about upcoming referendum

President of Armenia speaks about upcoming referendum

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan gave an extensive interview to the local TV channels, responding to questions about the constitutional reforms and the upcoming referendum, the press service of the President said. The …

Tbilisi hosts International Caucasus media forum

Tbilisi hosts International Caucasus media forum

Today the International Caucasian Media Forum on the theme 'World in an age of turbulence: who can withstand?', organized by the 'Georgia and World' newspaper and the Political Science Center North-South, has started in …

Dmitry Zhuk: Belarus would like to receive information directly from South Caucasus

Dmitry Zhuk: Belarus would like to receive information directly from South Caucasus

Today the studio of Vestnik Kavkaza was visited by the Director General of the Belarusian Telegraph Agency BelTA, Dmitry Zhuk, who arrived in Russia to attend the Forum of European and Asian Media (FEAM-2015) titled …

Dauren Diyarov: Kazakhstan is very interested in Russian and Azerbaijani positions

Dauren Diyarov: Kazakhstan is very interested in Russian and Azerbaijani positions

Today the studio of Vestnik Kavkaza was visited by the director general of Kazinform International News Agency, Dauren Diyarov, who arrived in Russia to attend the Forum of European and Asian Media (FEAM-2015) titled …

Dmitry Kiselyev: reason for information war against Azerbaijan lies in its independent policy

Dmitry Kiselyev: reason for information war against Azerbaijan lies in its independent policy

The information war against Azerbaijan is being launched today because of the independent policy of the republic, Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency Director General Dmitry Kiselyov said at the Forum of …

Tbilisi Court appoints temporary administrators of Rustavi 2

Tbilisi Court appoints temporary administrators of Rustavi 2

The Tbilisi City Court has appointed a former chief executive of Imedi TV, Revaz Sakevarishvili, and former owner of Rustavi 2 TV Company, David Dvalias, as temporary administrators of Rustavi 2. …

Polling stations in Azerbaijan ready for elections

Polling stations in Azerbaijan ready for elections

The journalists visited one of the polling stations in the Khazar district of Baku in the framework of the visit by representatives of the Russian media to Azerbaijan on the eve of the parliamentary elections on November 1st. The …

State Department: US concerned about Rustavi 2 case

State Department: US concerned about Rustavi 2 case

Washington is concerned about the legal process around the shares of the TV station Rustavi 2, US State Department spokesperson Mark Toner said. "The State Department is concerned about the situation with the major media in …

Margvelashvili promises to ensure diversity of media

Margvelashvili promises to ensure diversity of media

The diversity of the media will help Georgia to be more democratic, Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said in Israel. "Georgia is a democratic country and it will become more democratic if it ensures diversity of the media. …