Opposition supporters march through the streets of Yerevan on Friday to demand prime minister Nikol Pashinyan’s resignation over his handling of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with Azerbaijan. Photograph: Karen Minasyan/AFP via Getty Images

Thousands of Armenians and Georgians have taken to the streets of their capitals to demand that their governments step down and call snap elections, a(...)

 A man holds a Georgia-shaped sign depicting the national flag during an opposition rally in support of Nika Melia in front of parliament in Tbilisi on Tuesday. Photograph: Zurab Kurtsikidze/EPA

Thousands of Georgians protested in their capital, Tbilisi, after police stormed the headquarters of the country’s main opposition party and arrested (...)

Giorgi Gakharia, who has stepped down as Georgia’s prime minister. “Unfortunately, I could not reach a consensus with my team on this issue,” he said.  Photograph: Lex Van Lieshout/ANP/AFP via Getty Images

Georgia’s prime minister Giorgi Gakharia has resigned as plans to arrest an opposition leader split the government and pitched the Black Sea state int(...)

Protesters wave  EU, Georgian  and US flags during a protest  in Tbilisi against its government and Kremlin influence in the Black Sea state. Photograph: Getty Images

Moscow has accused the West of fanning anti-Russian feeling in Georgia, as ties between the ex-Soviet neighbours fray amid protests in the Black Sea s(...)

Two women stand in front of election posters of opposition candidate Sofio Giorgadze and Ketevan Mamulshvili of the ruling Georgian Dream party, in Tbilisi. Photograph: Zurab Kurtsikidze/EPA

Georgia’s two main parties claim they are poised for victory in parliamentary elections on Saturday, amid tension stoked by car and gun attacks on pol(...)