- November 29, 2014
Bis heute ist es der erfolgreichste Streifen der Kinogeschichte - und ein Touristenmagnet für Atlanta: "Vom Winde verweht" wird jetzt 75 Jahre alt. Ein Besuch im Haus der Romanautorin Margaret Mitchell. mehr... [ Forum ]
- July 15, 2014
Georgia recently signed an association agreement with the EU and it also wants to become a member of NATO. Russia's shadow, though, continues to loom over the Caucasus, so what does the future hold for the country trapped between the East and the West? more... [ Comment ]
- August 13, 2013
Margarita Simonyan, 33, is the editor-in-chief of the state-funded satellite news network Russia Today. In a SPIEGEL interview, she contends that Western journalists prefer to paint Russia as an evil aggressor and that her station is not an outlet for government propaganda. more... [ Comment ]
- October 02, 2012
The results of Georgia's parliamentary election on Monday herald the first democratic transfer of power since the Caucasus country won independence in 1991. President Mikheil Saakashvili has been humiliated by his billionaire rival Bidzina Ivanishvili and conceded defeat on Tuesday. more...
- September 28, 2012
Parliamentary elections in the small Caucasus nation of Georgia will be held on Monday. President Saakashvili is waging a desperate effort against rivals who accuse him of behaving like a dictator. But he says his billionaire main opponent is nothing but a straw man for Putin. more...
- March 27, 2012
Georgian billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili has taken on President Mikheil Saakashvili by establishing an opposition movement. Many of his supporters were recently questioned in what Amnesty has called an intimidation attempt. In a SPIEGEL ONLINE interview, Ivanishvili asks the West to drop its support for Saakashvili, who he claims wants to turn Georgia into a dictatorship. more... [ Comment ]
- December 22, 2010
Local people risk their health and often their lives for a pittance every year in the mountains of Georgia so that families in Germany and other European countries can celebrate Christmas under sweet-smelling fir trees. Now a Danish organization is trying to make the business safer for workers. more... [ Comment ]
- December 01, 2010
The leaked embassy cables show how the US, after spending years helping to build up Georgia's military capabilities, made last-ditch diplomatic attempts to avert the August 2008 conflict between Georgia and Russia. more...
- March 17, 2010
George W. Bush once celebrated Mikhail Saakasvili, but President Barack Obama has given him the cold shoulder. Now the Georgian president is seeking to polish his image in the United States through an expensive Washington PR firm and by promoting the development of a Hollywood film starring Andy Garcia and Val Kilmer. more...
- October 01, 2009
The EU fact-finding mission on the Russia-Georgia war has published its findings in a much-anticipated report. The authors blame Georgia for the war but also assign partial responsibility to Russia. Both countries have reacted angrily to the findings, with the Russia ambassador to NATO saying the report is only "pseudo-balanced." more...