Politics
16 May, 2020
16 May, 2020
U.S. Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, Congressmen Judy Arrington, and Markwayne Mullin have written to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, expressing concern over the expulsion of U.S. companies and businesses from Georgia.
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16 May, 2020
16 May, 2020
The European Parliament on Friday approved €3 billion in loans to help EU neighbors and partner countries deal with the fallout of COVID-19.
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16 May, 2020
16 May, 2020
Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili announced yesterday that she was pardoning Georgian opposition politicians Gigi Ugulava and Irakli Okruashvili, which she said was ‘a very difficult decision’.
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15 May, 2020
15 May, 2020
According to the Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia, the presidency of the Council of Europe of Georgia had a very high assessment at the international level.
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15 May, 2020
15 May, 2020
The President of Georgia Salome Zourabichvili talked to the President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö on March 14.
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15 May, 2020
15 May, 2020
The Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe will officially be transferred from Georgia to Greece today.
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08 May, 2020
08 May, 2020
In an era of COVID-19 disinformation is becoming a tool for some states as a political leverage. Political scientist Giorgi Gobronidze explains why the issue matters.
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08 May, 2020
08 May, 2020
Israel's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Georgia, Ran Gidor, has been in Tbilisi for only a few months.
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04 May, 2020
04 May, 2020
Coronavirus pandemic appears to be even bigger a challenge than any country could imagine. The most developed countries like the US, the EU and some of the Asian countries, were unprepared for the pandemic.
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01 May, 2020
01 May, 2020
Kelly C. Degnan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Georgia and Alexander Khojevanishvili, the Deputy Head of State Security Service of Georgia visited village Odzisi of Dusheti municipality at the occupation line,
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29 April, 2020
29 April, 2020
The response of governments in Eastern Europe and Central Asia has ranged from the introduction of strict measures to stop the spread of the virus to official denial, official report by Amnesty International says.
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29 April, 2020
29 April, 2020
Bidzina Ivanishvili is the world’s leading COVID-19 donor per capita according to a new table of pandemic philanthropy, the Telegraph says.
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24 April, 2020
24 April, 2020
Parliament introduced new norms in the Criminal Code and the Code of Administrative Offenses of Georgia. Repeated violation of state of emergency and quarantine rules will be punishable by up to 6 years in prison.
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23 April, 2020
23 April, 2020
The Pandemic Presents a Rare Chance for Cooperation Between the Government in Tbilisi and Abkhazia, says Emil Avdaliani, political analyst of Russia and the wider Eurasian region with a Ph.D. in history.
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23 April, 2020
23 April, 2020
Fight against coronavirus is a great challenge for every country, be it small in size or large.
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21 April, 2020
21 April, 2020
Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili has addressed Georgian citizens and warned against the growing community transmission in the coming two to three weeks and prolonged state of emergency until May 20, 2020.
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09 April, 2020
09 April, 2020
The US embassy in Tbilisi commemorates those who have fallen on the 9th of April, 1989 in Tbilisi.
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08 April, 2020
08 April, 2020
The Daily Signal praises alliance between Georgia and the US and publishes an article by Anthony B. Kim.
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07 April, 2020
07 April, 2020
Several European and American media have already written or published materials about Georgia’s fight against COVID-19. The latest in the list is Russian newspaper Moscow Komsomolets.
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05 April, 2020
05 April, 2020
The Telegraph is yet another that publishes article about Georgia, its fight against the Coronavirus and reasons of relative success.
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Congressman Adam Kinzinger, Chairman of the Georgian Caucus of Congress, is one of the main authors of critical letters received by the Georgian government in recent months.
Matthew Bryza worries new telecommunications law targets Caucasus Online and will block major investments that could make Georgia the strategic center of a “digital silk road”
"Czech contribution in monitoring COVID-19 in Georgia was invaluable and hugely important” - Georgia’s Health Minister Ekaterine Tikaradze praised the Czech Republic’s contribution during Friday meeting with the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Georgia, H.E. Petr Mikyska as the Georgian and Czech sides met to discuss various aspects of joint collaboration.
Discover what is yours - Travel to Georgia - This is the main call of the year of the Georgian National Tourism Administration, which advises all residents of Georgia to travel, get to know and discover their own country, once again to make sure that Georgia is truly distinguished by its sights, nature, history and with the diversity of touristic destinations.
Pregnant women throughout Georgia are invited to attend free virtual sessions led by top gynecologists and have answers to their most pressing questions answered, - reads the statement by UNICEF.
With the World Bank's $80 million Emergency COVID-19 Response project financial support and mediation, the government of Georgia was able to procure 147 000 Rapid COVID-19 Antibody and Antigen Test Kits and 250 000 PCR Test, that will triple Georgia's testing capacity to 3000 samples per day by mid-July, - reports World Bank.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia responds to the statement of the Russian Foreign Ministry regarding Lugar's laboratory.
UNDP Georgia states that boosting the healthcare system with digital solutions in Georgia will enable thousands of medical staff to improve their skills in treating infectious diseases.
The UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on the occupied territories of Georgia - "Cooperation with Georgia" within the framework of its 43rd session.
Given that one year has passed since June 20, 2019, it is interesting to see how the West assesses the developments in Georgia during this one year and what expectations it has for the October parliamentary elections.
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