life in Caucasus

Baku international Book Fair to be held annually

Baku International Book Fair is expected to take place every year. The decision was announced at the press conference held as part of the book fair.  Previously, it was held once every two years. Since 2021, the book fair will …

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Saakashvili to be charged by the end of the day

A new charge will be brought against former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili in the next few hours. This time the case concerns the illegal crossing of the state border of Georgia, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the …

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Scorpions attack Shymkent

Arthropods not only attack local residents in the streets, but also sneak into their houses. In August alone, 39 people turned to doctors after being bitten by scorpions, 13 of them being children, the Otyrar.kz portal reports. The …

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Georgians name "the most trusted political  party"

46.8% of Georgians would vote for ruling party if local elections were held today The survey conducted by the research organisation in the Caucasus region Gorbi, commissioned by TV channel Imedi, has reported that 46.8% of …

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Pyatigorsk in top ten most "delicious" cities

Pyatigorsk is among the top ten tourist cities with the most delicious food,  the local administration reports. The survey leaders are Gagra, Sochi, Kazan, St. Petersburg, Sevastopol, Moscow, Rostov-on-Don, Voronezh and …

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Chechnya sets anti-record in life expectancy

Chechnya and the Nenets Autonomous Okrug became the leaders in the rating for the reduction in life expectancy in Russia. Rosstat clarifies that life expectancy at birth in 2020 decreased in all regions, except for Sevastopol. So, …

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Georgia's Central Election Commission head resigns

The head of Georgia’s Central Election Commission (CEC) Tamar Zhvania has resigned earlier today ‘to help the smooth implementation’ of the April 19 EU-mediated agreement.  Zhvania, who has held the post for …

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Azerbaijan introducing COVID-19 passports

The COVID-19 passports will be introduced in Azerbaijan, Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan - Head of the Department for Economic Affairs and Policy of Innovative Development of the Presidential Administration Shahmar Movsumov said at a …

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Georgia to open land borders one year after closing

Georgia will open its land borders from June 1, Chief of the Operational Staff of the Interagency Coordination Council Giorgi Gibradze said. The decision was made by the Interdepartmental Council for the Prevention of Coronavirus …

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