The European Parliament on December 18 endorsed a political and trade agreement with Georgia.
A former deputy interior minister of Georgia, Ekaterina Zguladze, has been appointed to a similar post in Ukraine.
Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics has said that the EU might grant both Georgians and Ukrainians visa-free access to the EU's Schengen zone next year.
The lawyer for a Georgian national accused of recruiting two Chechen men to fight for the Islamic State (IS) militant group in Syria has slammed the charges against him as "very flimsy."
Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, who achieved a rock-star level of fame during the Soviet era, was hospitalized on December 14 after a fall during a visit to the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don.
A former deputy interior minister of Georgia, Ekaterina Zguladze, is expected to be appointed to a similar post in Ukraine next week.
As the value of Russia's ruble tumbles amid low oil global prices and Western sanctions, it is taking the currencies of many former Soviet republics down with it.
Migrant laborers in Russia will soon be required to pass Russian language, history, and civics tests. And now the Russian Orthodox Church wants to teach them how to behave.
The de facto leader of Georgia's breakaway South Ossetia region says a planned treaty with Moscow could call for the separatist province region to become part of Russia.
Tbilisi is urging the international community to condemn a treaty that has increased Russia's control over Georgia's breakaway Abkhazia region.
About 50 protesters have demonstrated outside Azerbaijan's embassy in Tbilisi, demanding that Azerbaijan's government release Khadija Ismayilova, an investigative journalist and contributor to RFE/RL.
The foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey are meeting in the eastern Turkish city of Kars on December 10.