Tamar Chugoshvili: The ‘dynamics’ in EU politics are hugely discouraging for Georgia

By |oktober 30th, 2019|Bidzina Ivanishvili, Eastern Partnership, EU enlargement, EU-Georgia relations, European Parliament, Georgia, Georgian Dream, Mikheïl Saakashvili, News|

In a wide-ranging interview with EURACTIV, Georgian politician Tamar Chugoshvili speaks of the reactions in her country following the recent EU decision not to open accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania, and of Georgia’s plans to remain in the EU orbit nevertheless.

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Ex-interior minister Gakharia confirmed as Georgian PM

By |september 9th, 2019|Bidzina Ivanishvili, EU-Georgia relations, Georgia, Georgian Dream, Giorgi Gakharia, Mamuka Bakhtadze, Nato, News, Russia|

Georgia's parliament on Sunday (8 September) confirmed an ex-interior minister accused of cracking down on protesters as the country's new prime minister, fuelling political tensions in the ex-Soviet nation.

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Thousands in Tbilisi demand Georgia’s de-oligarchisation

By |junij 25th, 2019|Abkhazia, Bidzina Ivanishvili, Georgia, Mikheïl Saakashvili, News, oligarchs, protests, Russia, Russia-Georgia war, Sanctions, South Ossetia|

Thousands of anti-government protesters rallied on Monday (24 June) in the Georgian capital for the fifth consecutive day as the increasingly unpopular ruling party's promise of sweeping reforms failed to appease mass demonstrations.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Thousands in Tbilisi demand Georgia’s de-oligarchisation

Georgian protesters slam ‘Putinism’, raise pressure on ruling oligarch

By |junij 24th, 2019|Abkhazia, Bidzina Ivanishvili, Georgia, Nato, News, oligarchs, Russia, Russia-Georgia war, South Ossetia, Vladimir Putin|

Several thousand anti-government protesters took to the streets of the Georgian capital Tbilisi for a fourth day on Sunday (24 June) as tensions rose between Moscow and its ex-Soviet neighbour.

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Georgia’s new president seeks unity after vote protests

By |december 17th, 2018|Bidzina Ivanishvili, Georgia, Georgia Dream, Georgia elections, Nato, News, Russia, Salome Zurabishvili|

Georgia’s incoming President Salome Zurabishvili vowed to reconcile political divisions and deepen ties with NATO and Europe at Sunday’s inauguration that opposition protesters were blocked from reaching. French-born Zurabishvili, backed by the ruling Georgian Dream party, won 59.5% of votes...

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Thousands of Georgians protest ‘stolen election’, urge snap polls

By |december 3rd, 2018|Bidzina Ivanishvili, electoral fraud, Georgia, Georgia Dream, Georgia elections, Mikheïl Saakashvili, Nato, News, OSCE, Salome Zurabishvili|

Around 25,000 Georgians protested Sunday (2 December) against the election of a ruling party-backed candidate to the presidency and demanded snap parliamentary polls in a move that threatens to complicate the transition of power in the Western-backed nation.

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Former French diplomat wins Georgia presidential election

By |november 29th, 2018|Bidzina Ivanishvili, Georgia, Georgia elections, Georgian Dream, News, Salome Zurabishvili|

Results from Georgia’s presidential runoff showed the ruling party-backed candidate, who favours balancing the ex-Soviet republic’s relations with Moscow and the West, defeating her rival who advocates a stronger pro-Western line.

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Rival diplomats to dispute second round of Georgia presidential election

By |oktober 29th, 2018|Bidzina Ivanishvili, elections, France, Georgia, Georgian Dream, Grigol Vashadze, Mikheïl Saakashvili, News, Russia, Salome Zurabishvili|

Ex-French diplomat Salome Zurabishvili has taken a slight lead in Georgia's presidential election, seen as a crucial test for the increasingly unpopular ruling party, results showed on Monday (29 October).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Rival diplomats to dispute second round of Georgia presidential election