Tatyana Chaladze is a journalist and publicist, deputy chief editor of Bakinskiy Rabochiy (Baku Worker) newspaper, head of the Center for Protection of Refugees and Displaced Persons.
She was born and grew up in Latvia, where she began her activities as a journalist.
She worked in the newspapers Baltiyskoe Vremya (Baltic Time), Atmoda and Latvijas laiks.
She went to Azerbaijan at the end of 1992 to cover the Nagorno-Karabakh war. She participated in fights and was wounded.
She has a series of publications on the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict, as well as history of ancient Azerbaijan and Armenia.
Attitude towards Chaladze's personality in Azerbaijan is not quite unequivocal. She was often criticized by her colleagues and the opposition. She had conflicts with Ilgar Mammadov, Arif Yunusov, Uzeir Jafarov, Day.az and Echo newspaper. Eynulla Fatullayev was arrested and convicted by her lawsuit.
Her book titled Doomed Khojaly was at last published this year, in 300 copies.
She has two children. Currently, she resides in Baku.