Georgia demands release of doctor detained by separatists

By |november 18th, 2019|frozen conflicts, Georgia, News, Russia, Russia-Georgia war, South Ossetia|

Georgia on Sunday (17 November) demanded the release of a doctor detained by separatists after crossing into breakaway South Ossetia, which is controlled by Russia after a war between two ex-Soviet republics in 2008.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Georgia demands release of doctor detained by separatists

Georgian PM Bakhtadze steps down, warns against political divisions

By |september 2nd, 2019|Abkhazia, Georgia, Mamuka Bakhtadze, News, Russia, Russia-Georgia war, South Ossetia|

Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze announced his resignation on Monday (2 September) after little more than a year in the job and said the country must not be riven by political divisions that could play into Russia’s hands.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Georgian PM Bakhtadze steps down, warns against political divisions

EU calls ‘unacceptable’ the tensions at Georgia occupation line

By |avgust 30th, 2019|Federica Mogherini, frozen conflicts, Georgia, News, OSCE, Russia, Russia-Georgia war, South Ossetia, United Nations|

The ambassador of the EU to Georgia called “unacceptable” on Friday (30 August) the tensions and confrontational language at the “border” between Georgia and its occupied territory of South Ossetia.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU calls ‘unacceptable’ the tensions at Georgia occupation line

Batumi and Sokhumi: A tale of two cities

By |avgust 7th, 2019|Abkhazia, Georgia, News, Russia, Russia-Georgia war, South Ossetia|

Unresolved conflicts in Georgia don’t serve the interest of local populations on either side of the artificial divide and may not serve Russia’s own interests in long term, writes Ketevan Tsikhelashvili.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Batumi and Sokhumi: A tale of two cities

Russia calls tirade against Putin on Georgian TV a ploy to derail ties

By |julij 9th, 2019|Abkhazia, Georgia, Mamuka Bakhtadze, News, Russia, Russia-Georgia war, South Ossetia, Vladimir Putin|

Russia on Monday (8 July) condemned an obscenity-laden tirade against President Vladimir Putin on a Georgian TV station, calling it a shameful and unacceptable provocation by radical political forces intended to damage relations.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Russia calls tirade against Putin on Georgian TV a ploy to derail ties

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Georgian protesters slam ‘Putinism’, raise pressure on ruling oligarch

Russia used lessons from Georgia war in Ukraine conflict

By |avgust 6th, 2018|Abkhazia, Eastern Ukraine, frozen conflicts, Georgia war, human rights, News, Russia-Georgia war, South Ossetia|

Ten years ago, in August 2008, Russia and Georgia went to war over South Ossetia, a small separatist Georgian region which Moscow would later controversially recognise as independent, in the face of international criticism.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Russia used lessons from Georgia war in Ukraine conflict

Georgia is a country of old Europe

By |junij 19th, 2018|Abkhazia, Eastern Partnership, Georgia, News, Russia, Russia-Georgia war, South Ossetia|

Many forces wish to undermine Georgia’s democratic development, and this is why the EU engagement and cooperation must be much more active, writes Gunnar Hökmar.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Georgia is a country of old Europe

EU issues encouraging messages ahead of 10th anniversary of Russia-Georgia war

By |junij 13th, 2018|Federica Mogherini, Georgia, Nato, NATO summit, News, OSCE, Russia, Russia-Georgia war|

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini assured Georgia on Tuesday (12 June) that ten years after Russia's occupation of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, the EU has not given up seeking a “true solution” to the conflict.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU issues encouraging messages ahead of 10th anniversary of Russia-Georgia war