Expert Opinion
09 June, 2011
09 June, 2011

The 26 May events became one more factor for the polarization of public. Some people gave them radically negative assessment, while others thought that on that day the nation survived once again. Another tendency that emerged after the May events is the expression of mass antipathy towards politicians. Philosopher Giorgi Margvelashvili shares with us his reflection on where this metamorphosis may lead to:

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26 May, 2011
26 May, 2011

Interview with philosopher Zaza Shatirishvili
Georgia is witnessing another season of demonstrations, rallies and meetings. Everything is same as before (though, one call – death or victory – was new to me). We talked with philosopher Zaza Shatirishvili on current events in Georgia and the factors underlying them.

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12 May, 2011
12 May, 2011

Government prefers to bear with Western reproaches
Georgian opposition parties are aggressively competing with each other in setting various dates for their planned demonstrations, creating impression that everything else is just fine.

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05 May, 2011
05 May, 2011

‘Justice Policy in Georgia asks for immediate change’


It was unacceptable for Strasburg Court that the criminal case against high ranking MIA officials was investigated by the same MIA. In parallel, statements of one more high ranking official recently visiting Georgia routinely thrilled the Georgian opposition. There was nothing special or new about the statements. The American guest called for improvement of the election system and fair elections. We talked with expert Ramaz Sakvarelidze on the situation in Georgia and abroad.

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21 April, 2011
21 April, 2011

Khatuna  Bakhturidze


USA refuses to play the role of mediator between Moscow and Tbilisi regarding Russia’s bid to enter WTO. ‘Negotiations about WTO is not a mechanism for regulation of other political disputes’, declared Michael McFaul, Barack Obama Government aide on Russian issues.

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14 April, 2011
14 April, 2011

Feedback to 2010 Report of US Administration


After the publication of US Administration’s Human Rights Report for the year of 2010

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07 April, 2011
07 April, 2011

After the verdict brought in by Hague Court, Foreign Ministers of Russia and Georgia were competing with each other in presenting the case as a victory and congratulate their respective nations on it. The Russian truth is that the Georgian Authorities were hooked on their own short-sightedness and advised to introduce a constitutional order.

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31 March, 2011
31 March, 2011

Analysis by Georgian Analyst

As summer nears, rallies and demonstrations become increasingly casual in Tbilisi. By the look of it, meetings, just like political debates, should accompany democracy as such. So, it should not be looked at with wide open eyes. There is nothing special about them. More about it and other issues from our expert Gia Khukhashvili.

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24 March, 2011
24 March, 2011

‘Governmental rigidity nudges us to the streets’


Dramatic parallel events unfolding in North Africa and Japan overshadowed the strict words of French Ambassador Eric Fournier addressed to the Georgian Authorities. Certainly, Georgian Authorities always paid much attention to Western views regarding them.

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17 March, 2011
17 March, 2011

‘Trump is going to step into politics’


Last week even vacuum cleaners when they were switched on by housewives were clamoring about Trump’s investments in Georgia. There were a number of live TV broadcasts from the United States, TV debates and alike. Later, NY Times published an article by Andrew Cramer: “Mr. Trump, the world’s first virtual developer, will not actually build the towers”.

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