life in Caucasus

New time zone may be canceled in Kazakhstan in 40 days

New time zone may be canceled in Kazakhstan in 40 days

The Kazakh authorities are ready to consider a petition to return the previous time zone to Kazakhstan. The authors of the appeal were able to collect the required number of signatures — more than 50 thousand.

Another group of former IDPs returns to Lachin

Another group of former IDPs returns to Lachin

Another group of former internally displaced persons has arrived in Azerbaijan's Lachin from the Garadagh district of Baku on May 31. At this stage, another 20 families or 68 people returned to the Lachin district in accordance …

Poverty reaches historic lows in Georgia

Poverty reaches historic lows in Georgia

Georgia's Deputy Minister of Economy Vakhtang Tsintsadze said poverty levels had reached “historic lows” in the country. "In just one year, [the figures] decreased by 3.8%, lifting approximately …

Tax debts incurred before 2021 to be written off in Georgia

Tax debts incurred before 2021 to be written off in Georgia

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Kobakhidze said 145,000 individuals would have their tax debts totalling 590 million lari ($218.55mln) “completely written off”. According to him, all private entities, including individual …

Irakli Kobakhidze: Georgian Dream halves poverty

Irakli Kobakhidze: Georgian Dream halves poverty

The poverty rate has “practically halved” in Georgia since 2012, and with the continuous economic growth, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Kobakhidze said. According to him, the figure is “expected to decrease even …

Baku cats: furry and laid-back owners of Baku

Baku cats: furry and laid-back owners of Baku

Today, the Day of Respect for Cats is celebrated all over the world, but this day is especially suitable for Baku. The capital of Azerbaijan is the place where cats are truly respected and loved. Vestnik Kavkaza shows you the photos of how Baku cats live.

Over 120 people back to Karabakh’s Fuzuli today

Over 120 people back to Karabakh’s Fuzuli today

Another group of former internally displaced persons was sent to the Azerbaijani city of Fuzuli from the Garadagh district of Baku on March 18. At this stage, another 34 families or 123 people moved to the city of Fuzuli. …