· June, 2006

Stories about Georgia from June, 2006

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

  30 June 2006

Standing at the edge of the abyss close to Kyrgyzstan's Pik Lenin, let's not waste any time to present you the highlights from two weeks of online conversation from Central Asia and the Caucasus. Armenia: Onnik Krikorian posts another one of his indispensable roundups from the Armenian blogosphere on his...

Georgia: An Armenian in Tbilisi

  21 June 2006

Zarchka writes about Tbilisi and Georgia, remarking on the difficulties associated with trying to speak Russian there, noting the parks and scenery in the capital, and contrasting the country with Armenia.

Georgia: The Paradox of Choice

  16 June 2006

Sue of SueAndNotU writes about Georgia's regional food specialties and remarks that the constant availability of foods in the United States denies Americans some of the great pleasures of unavailability.

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

  13 June 2006

The Pamirs in sight, Kyrgyzstan Welcome to the latest roundup of the Central Asian and Caucasian blogosphere, brought to you bi-weekly by neweurasia. This edition reaches you from sunny Berlin, where the World Cup is in full swing (making this roundup inevitably brief). Unfortunately, the Azeri blogosphere is still underrepresented...

Kazakhstan: Joining the BTC

  9 June 2006

Ben Paarmann notes that Kazakhstan has finally officially announced it will join the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline and gives an overview of the country's oil export options.

Georgia: Borjomi

  8 June 2006

Jeremy, who is on his way to Armenia, sings the praises of Borjomi, Georgia, known to many in the Soviet Union as a summer retreat, the source of the country's famous mineral water, and a candidate for the 2014 Olympics.

Georgia: Batumi Boom

  6 June 2006

Tourism in Batumi is flourishing, and as a result, refugees living there are being paid to move on, notes Hulegu's Campaign.

Russia, Georgia: Railway Reopened

The railway between Moscow and Tbilisi hasn't been used in 13 years, but now the service is being restored, reports Vilhelm Konnander: “Even though the newly reopened Tbilisi-Moscow connection is not via Abkhazia, negotiations are underway between Russia, Georgia, Armenia and Abkhazia, to reopen also the line running through Abkhazia...