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Rare Georgian language memorial discovered in Abkhazia

by | February 2, 2018

TBILISI, DFWatch--A World War II memorial in Abkhazia has been found to bear an inscription in the Georgian language; a rarity after a recent wave of cultural cleansing. DFWatch’s reporter unexpectedly stumbled upon the memorial stone in Merkheuli,

Society

Selective abortions still rife in Georgia’s ethnic Azerbaijani community

by | February 2, 2018

People still actively request to determine the gender of the future child in advance during first trimester of the pregnancy in the municipalities inhabited by ethnic Azerbaijani people. 31-years-old Sakina Alieva from Marneuli has 5-years-old boy. Before having the boy she got two abortions because she was expecting girls.

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