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Film Review: 'Domino Effect'

If documentarians Elwira Niewiera and Piotr Rosolowski had set out to make a purely fictional Eastern European black comedy, they may not have succeeded in capturing the pathos and absurdity that reality (along with judicious editing) so amply supplies in “Domino Effect.” Set in Abkhazia, a largely unrecognized country in the Caucuses that broke off from Georgia following intense warfare, the film revolves around the recent cross-cultural marriage of sports minister Rafael Ampar and his pregnant Russian opera-singer-wannabe wife, Natasha. 525 more words


Massive Rocket Artillery Drills Begin in Crimea, Abkhazia, South Ossetia

Russian army artillery personnel in the Southern Military District began scheduled drills using new Hosta and Tornado-G systems. 160 more words


20 years after adopting the Beijing Declaration – the situation for IDP women in Georgia

All around the world International Women´s Day, celebrated on 8th of March, is the opportunity not only to highlight achievements made in gender equality, but also to point out those issues which still remain. 1,126 more words

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Resumo da Viagem - Cáucaso

Chegou a hora de resumir a viagem. O certo é dividir em 2 capítulos, um sobre o Cáucaso e outro sobre o Irã, pois são muito distintos, apesar de fazerem fronteira. 1,115 more words


Great embarrassment for Washington if Saakashvili Is convicted -- experts

From Sputnik News, November 11, 2014

New criminal charges have been pressed against Georgia’s ex-president Mikhail Saakashvili. What are the accusations and how good are the chances that the case gets into court? 2,023 more words

Saakashvili, a wanted man at home, lobbies Washington for arms for Ukraine

From Sputnik News, February 26, 2015

Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili is on a mission. He’s come to Washington to persuade national legislators and government officials that they should arm the Ukrainian government. 586 more words

What defines a Country?

Country can be quite an ambiguous term, it’s often understood to mean a sovereign state; a distinct entity in political geography. So how many are there? 1,103 more words