Border Life
Border Life

Three occupied territories. 2017. An unjust border divides villages and cities, relatives and friends. Such borders appeared in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine as a result of wars with Russia. Not politics and history reside at these borders, but ordinary people are living there... read more

War in a Wine Glass
War in a Wine Glass

Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova. Three countries that are neighbors, each with their very own traditions and culture, different in territory and population, but with a common denominator, the history of wine. Of course, the history of all three is special. One of them is tart and originated high in the Likhi mountain range before the adoption of Christianity, in the other it is a heavy burgundy and salvaged from the last branch, while in the third it is only... read more

Occupied Territories: Hangover from Russia
Occupied Territories: Hangover from Russia

Внаслідок збройних конфліктів, Грузія, Молдова та Україна втратили контроль над частиною своїх територій, які займають так звані самопроголошені республіки. Як змінилися ці території від моменту окупації та як збройні конфлікти змінили життя людей? Чи можна було цього уникнути, що можуть зробити Грузія, Молдова та Україна або повернути контроль над окупованими територіями і що роблять зараз? read more

Tenders behind Glass Walls and Shadowy Interests
Tenders behind Glass Walls and Shadowy Interests

Georgia established the “glass wall” method for conducting tenders back in 2010 when the public procurement system, which had previously been qualified as corrupt and inefficient, was reformed. Ukraine started the transition to the ProZorro system (i.e., “everyone sees everything”) after the Euromaidan of 2014 and has become a successful model for Eastern European countries in this respect. The Republic of Moldova could gradually switch... read more

The Secrets of Homemade Wine
The Secrets of Homemade Wine

Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine are distinguished by a particular respect of wine. They have unique and ancient winemaking traditions. What does wine mean for these countries and what place does it occupy in their culture? Where can you buy homemade wine? How does the production process look like? read more