“Precision terror” in Akhalgori
The de facto authorities of South Ossetia continue to harass Georgian representatives of the education and culture spheres living in Akhalgori and to restrict their freedom of movement. 
Preparations for tourist season in Abkhazia and their impact on the Gali district
Tourism accounts for a large part of Abkhazia’s own, non-subsidized revenues.
DRI: Amendments to the Administrative Offences Code are repressive and reduce space for peaceful protests

The Democracy Research Institute believes that the changes to the Administrative Offences Code of Georgia are repressive and serve the sole purpose of restricting freedom of assembly and expression.

Identity and passport policy in the Gali region

In order to distance the Gali district from the rest of Georgia, the de facto government of Abkhazia and Russia's local organizations pursuing soft power policy are actively using the tools of identity policy.

DRI responds to the annual report of the State Security Service

DRI still finds it problematic how the State Security Service responds to far-right extremism, as well as the fact that the mandate to investigate and, in particular, to investigate corruption crimes, is granted to an agency having an intelligence function, and the lack of adequate parliamentary oversight mechanisms over the service.

Gali between Abkhazian and Russian cultural-educational policies
The cultural and educational policies of Russia and the de facto government of Abkhazia are increasingly taking the form of deep integration of the region of Abkhazia into the Russian space. 
Russian soft power in Gali?
Civil servants of Abkhazia received salaries in late March that had been delayed for three months. 
Attempt to evade quarantine claims lives of 3 people

According to media reports, three people drowned in the Enguri River while trying to reach the Georgian-controlled territory from the occupied region of Abkhazia though a bypass road.


DRI Report being mentioned in the report of the U.S. Department of State
The U.S. Department of State has released its 2020 Human Rights report on Georgia. 
Ucha Nanuashvili became a member of the Security Sector Reform (SSR) Advisory Network to the United Nations

Director of the Democracy Research Institute Ucha Nanuashvili has been elected to the Security Sector Reform (SSR) Advisory Network to the United Nations.