The South Caucasus and democracy, oil and corruption, conflicts and totalitarian regimes. These are some of the topics mentioned by Azerbaijan publicist and writer Seymur Baijan in the exclusive interview for newcaucasus.com. - How would...

The world and energy, energy and the politics, carriers of energy as a lever of political pressure, the relations between the states of Southern Caucasus and Russia - these and much more are being...

An interview with Levon Barsegyan, the head of the Gyumri Press-Club ”Asparez” (Arena) - What is your appraisal of the level of freedom of speech in Armenia, where as a private TV company “GALA” (Gyumri...

We would like to note from the outset that our aim herein is not to produce a legal justification of Russia’s actions before and after August 2008. It is absolutely obvious for us that...

Post-Soviet “democracy” still differs greatly from the Western interpretation of the term in its content and forms of expression. As was expected, the authoritarian consciousness existing in the Soviet world of the twentieth century proved...

Economic Slowdown Pre-War Situation In the last three years (2005-2007), the Georgian economy has experienced a dynamic development with an average real GDP growth rate exceeding 10 percent. The projection for 2008 was some 9 percent....

It is not the purpose of this article to analyse the aims and results of the Russian military aggression which, in fact, requires a special study. Herein, the author is mainly focused upon certain...

The Georgia-NATO relationship dates back to the 1990s when Georgia started to participate in the program “Partnership for Peace“ and became one of the founders of the Euro-Atlantic Council. Georgia was involved in the...

Evaluation of Military Threats Major legal documents on the national defense and security policy are: 1. National security concept of Georgia 2. Hazards assessment report of Georgia 3. National military strategy of Georgia In 2005, the Parliament and President...

Almost all spheres of the Georgian economy appear to be in a difficult situation associated with high risks which are the consequences of a plethora of mistakes committed during the last years. Moreover, the...