An outbreak of the H1N1 swine flu virus has killed 26 people in the territories currently controlled by Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region, Russian news agencies reported on January 22.
Ukraine says it will for the first time ship goods to Kazakhstan along a route bypassing Russia, due to the Kremlin’s trade embargo on Kyiv.
The Council of Europe says Georgia has made some progress in overhauling its justice system, but expressed concerns that the authorities may be abusing the law to target the opposition.
The prosecutor-general of Georgia's breakaway region South Ossetia has died after being hit by a vehicle.
Orthodox Christians enjoyed Christmas celebrations around the world on January 6. From Bosnia to Tatarstan, they marked the holiday in different and colorful ways. (RFE/RL Balkan, Gerogian and Tatar-Bashkir Services)
It's Christmas Eve for many Orthodox and Eastern Rite Christians.
The Georgian parliament has confirmed former Foreign Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili as the country's new prime minister.
Georgia's ruling coalition will nominate Foreign Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili as the country's next prime minister, according to a senior government lawmaker.
Observers have suggested a number of reasons why Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili suddenly stepped down. But some are convinced he was pushed out by his predecessor, Bidzina Ivanishvili.
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has resigned, an abrupt move that has injected fresh political uncertainty into the former Soviet republic less than a year before parliamentary elections.
As Georgia braces for an election year, its parliament has taken an early step toward remedying a perceived imbalance in political districting, but concerns about the fairness of the vote are likely to persist.