Politics
06 March, 2014
06 March, 2014
The parliamentary opposition party, United National Movement (UNM), claims that it has a chance to regain its power through the local elections scheduled for 15 June 2014. The party has already announced two candidates who will take part in internal-party elections to run for the Mayoral post. Candidates have been selected from the UNM youth wing. Gigi Ugulava, who has been suspended from Tbilisi Mayor’s post due to a criminal case, will moderate the election campaign. The majority members state that the UNM has a minimal chance to gain success in the local elections.
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06 March, 2014
06 March, 2014
The French Court refused to extradite ex-Minister Davit Kezerashvili to Georgia and the electronic bracelet was removed from his wrist. After the decision of the French Court, Minister of Justice of Georgia Tea Tsulukiani made the following comment:”I’m very sorry that the French judge was put in an unequal situation when, on the one side there was Kezerashvili’s high-priced lawyer and on the other - a French prosecutor who, as it seems couldn’t manage to perform worthy and or compete with the high-priced lawyer (?!).”
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06 March, 2014
06 March, 2014
The US Department of State’s human rights country report has been released. Together with all human-rights related issues, the report touched upon the arrests in the country described as political pressure by the members of the opposition United National Movement.
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06 March, 2014
06 March, 2014
Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said Moscow’s recent moves towards Ukraine pose a threat to the territorial integrity of Ukraine. The Georgian Foreign Ministry said that it “actually means a launch of aggression” against a sovereign country.
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05 March, 2014
05 March, 2014
Prime Minister of Georgia has met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkey to Georgia Zeki Levent Gumrukcu.
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05 March, 2014
05 March, 2014
Former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili talked to the Daily Beast about the actions carried out by Russia concerning Crimea and other topics.
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05 March, 2014
05 March, 2014
Former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili discussed Ukraine crisis on Fox News channel. Saakashvili talked about Vladimir Putin’s plans
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04 March, 2014
04 March, 2014
Russia will only use force as ‘a last resort’ in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin told reporters in Moscow.
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04 March, 2014
04 March, 2014
Giorgi Abashidze, son of the former Head of Adjara’s government Aslan Abashidze, has arrived in Georgia. He made his first comment
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