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Looking for the Soul of Abkhazia
Isolated since a bloody 1992 conflict with Georgian troops, Abkhazia is like a time capsule, still dependent on Russian tourist dollars. Ksenia Kuleshova looked beyond the bullet holes to find its soul.
Ex-Leader, Now a Man Without a Country, Surfaces in Ukraine
Mikheil Saakashvili, a former president of Georgia who is stripped of citizenship there and in Ukraine, is an exceptional position: He’s a stateless ex-head of state.
Trump Will Sign Russia Sanctions Law ‘Very Soon,’ Pence Says
The news is no surprise, but the sanctions are the first time Congress has imposed its will on the White House on a major policy issue.
Ukraine’s President Sidelines Opponent by Stripping His Citizenship
Mikheil Saakashvili, a former Georgian president who moved to Ukraine to help fight corruption, went from being President Petro O. Poroshenko’s ally to his opponent.
Border Games: Russia’s Creeping Occupation
The borders between Georgia and the disputed territory of South Ossetia are blurry. Georgians say the Russian military is using signs, fences and guard stations to take pieces of Georgian land, yard by yard.
Trump Sons Forge Ahead Without Father, Expanding and Navigating Conflicts
Critics say conflicts of interest are far from resolved, but Don Jr. and Eric press on with deals landing Trump-branded properties around the world.
Inside a Fake News Sausage Factory: ‘This Is All About Income’
A computer science student in a former Soviet republic found there was money to be made in mixing real and made-up stories, as long as they were pro-Trump.
The Aging Fighter Who May Be Russia’s Favorite American
Jeff Monson, a mixed martial arts fighter known as “The Snowman,” is admired for his tenacity and his belief that Moscow is right about most things.
Mikheil Saakashvili Resigns Post in Ukraine, Citing Corruption
The former president of Georgia quit his post as governor of the Odessa region, accusing the Ukrainian president of blocking efforts to root out graft.
With City of Towers, China Puts Its Economic Stamp on Caucasus
What had been a fight for influence in Georgia between Moscow and Washington has expanded into a three-ring event that has left China with the most visible role.
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