Economics

August 02, 2021 20:24

July 31, 2021 10:44

  • "Alternativa" explains sustainability of slavery labour in the Caucasus

    The people, who are freed from labour slavery, are not accustomed to defend their rights; they are afraid of revenge; therefore it allows their recruiters and exploiters to remain unpunished, the "Alternativa" movement has pointed out after the liberation of two residents of Southern Russia. In Northern Caucasus, slavery was the norm until the beginning of the twentieth century, Olga Shafranova, an ethnographer, has noted.

July 24, 2021 16:00

July 23, 2021 13:39

  • Analysts treat gasification problem in KChR as systemic

    For a long time, residents of many dwelling settlements of the Karachay-Cherkessian Republic (KChR) have failed to draw authorities' attention to the absence of gas supplies to their houses, while the active reaction of Rashid Temrezov to the complaint of a female resident of Ust-Djeguta to the president has to do with the upcoming election of the head of the region, the analysts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" believe.

July 21, 2021 13:54

July 20, 2021 18:29

July 15, 2021 14:11

  • Analysts assess consequences of EU's ultimatum to Georgia

    The European Union (EU) threatened Georgia with suspension of financial aid in case of a disruption of the judicial reform; and this was a signal to Prime Minister, Irakli Garibashvili, to resign. However, Bidzina Ivanishvili may ignore the threat and leave Garibashvili as the head of the government, analysts believe.

July 08, 2021 14:28

July 05, 2021 14:17

  • Trade unions point to legality of miners' strike in Tkibuli

    At the Mindeli Mine located in the city of Tkibuli, about 200 miners continue their protest action demanding a fixed increase in wages; the miners were supported by their trade union; however, the “Saknakhshiri” Mining Company treats the strike as illegal.

June 26, 2021 15:06

  • Bobokvati villagers demand to document their land rights

    The auction for land in the village of Bobokvati has failed, as none of investors offered the starting price, the Adjara Ministry of Economy and Finance has informed. The authorities promised to no longer put up coastal land plots for auction, but villagers did not believe it and began collecting documents to legitimize their ownership of the land, Bobokvati villagers have stated.

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