United National Movement

Georgia celebrates as EU opens its doors

Georgia celebrates as EU opens its doors

After the legislation passed, Georgian legislators celebrated with champagne and EU-and-Georgia-themed cake

UNM lost 35 seats in municipal assemblies

UNM lost 35 seats in municipal assemblies

As a result of split Georgian opposition party United National Movement (UNM) lost lost 35 of the 276 seats in municipal assemblies. There were only seven members of the UNM in Tbilisi, three of them left the party. The party suffered …

Saakashvili plans to fight for power in two countries

Saakashvili plans to fight for power in two countries

He refused to accept the role of "reforms symbol"

UNM leaders hold meeting with Saakashvili in Kiev

UNM leaders hold meeting with Saakashvili in Kiev

Yesterday leaders of the "United National Movement" held a meeting with ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili in Ukraine. A photo titled "New life of the old party" was posted on Facebook by …

 Miraculous liberation of Gigi Ugulava

Miraculous liberation of Gigi Ugulava

Why did Tbilisi Prison miss oppositionist?

Georgia 2016: win for Georgian Dream, defeat for lari

Georgia 2016: win for Georgian Dream, defeat for lari

This year in Georgia ends with the win of Georgian Dream in the fight with United National Movement and the biggest devaluation of the national currency, so the country enters 2017 in the not so holiday mood, Georgian experts said in an interview …

Georgia tries not to spoil Russian-Turkish relations

Georgia tries not to spoil Russian-Turkish relations

Tbilisi hopes to maintain a necessary balance in relations with Moscow and Ankara

Georgian CEC releases final document summarising parliamentary elections

Georgian CEC releases final document summarising parliamentary elections

Today Georgia’s Central Election Commission (CEC) released its final protocol summarising the outcomes of last month's Parliamentary Elections in Georgia, Agenda.ge reports. Releasing the document means the …

What to expect from new Georgian Parliament?

What to expect from new Georgian Parliament?

Today Georgia’s Central Election Commission released a final protocol, summarising the outcomes of  the country’s October’s parliamentary elections.  The Georgian Dream-Democratic Georgia gained 115 seats in …

Saakashvili#039s wife gave up mandate

Saakashvili's wife gave up mandate

Wife of Georgian ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili, Sandra Roelofs, officially informed the Georgian CEC that she gives up her deputy mandate, the press service of the Central Election Commission reported. …

Will UNM elect a new chairman?

Will UNM elect a new chairman?

A former ruling and now the main opposition party of Georgia, ‘United National Movement’ (UNM), has accused some of its activists of spreading false information about the leaders of the party. According to the results of the …

Will Georgian President#039s powers be limited?

Will Georgian President's powers be limited?

Georgia's President's Advisor Pikria Chikhradze commented rumors about amendments to the Constitution which will reduce presidential powers. She believes that this issue appeared on the agenda because of differences in …

Georgia: police investigate clash in Gori

Georgia: police investigate clash in Gori

Georgia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs has launched an investigation into a physical confrontation that took place between the activists of two political parties in Kvemo Sodisi village of Gori district in central Georgia today, Agenda.ge …

Second round of parliamentary elections kicks off in Georgia

Second round of parliamentary elections kicks off in Georgia

The second round of the Parliamentary Elections of Georgia is taking place today. The election runoff will be held in 50 of Georgia’s 73 election districts, Agenda.ge reports. In the second round, people will vote to elect …

Alliance of Patriots to be represented in Georgia#039s parliament

Alliance of Patriots to be represented in Georgia's parliament

Three parties — the ruling Georgian Dream Party, the United National Movement and the Alliance of Patriots  — have made it into the Georgian parliament, the country's Central Election Commission (CEC) said, after counting …

 Saakashvili#039s wife refuses to participate in election ranoff

Saakashvili's wife refuses to participate in election ranoff

One of the leaders of opposition party United National Movement (UNM), Georgia’s ex-First Lady Sandra Roelofs refused to participate in a second round of the parliamentary elections in Georgia after claiming the official …

Georgia continues to elect parliament

Georgia continues to elect parliament

Today, the parliamentary elections have begun again for the residents of the two regions of Georgia. The reason are the serious violations documented at four polling stations during voting and during the counting of votes in the previous …

Georgia#039s Election: Whither the Opposition?

Georgia's Election: Whither the Opposition?

Georgia’s opposition parties are scrambling to piece together their future after the October 8 parliamentary election

UNM decides to not boycott parliament

UNM decides to not boycott parliament

The leader of the United National Movement David Bakradze said that the party will use all the legal tools, like rallies, networks abroad in order that Georgia didn’t turned into ‘single-party …

Saakashvili: UNM#039s participation in second round of voting won#039t change anything

Saakashvili: UNM's participation in second round of voting won't change anything

Georgia’s ex-president and UNM leader Mikheil Saakashvili published a video address, saying he thought UNM majoritarian candidates should not participate in a runoff. Saakashvili said he did not believe a second …

Results of elections in Georgia: depressing picture and quiet life

Results of elections in Georgia: depressing picture and quiet life

The results of parliamentary elections in Georgia have demonstrated a depressing picture of Georgian political field, head of the Institute of Management Strategy Petre Mamradze said today in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza, …

Burjanadze#039s Democratic Movement: Georgian Dream and UNM falsify elections

Burjanadze's Democratic Movement: Georgian Dream and UNM falsify elections

The ruling party 'Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia' and the opposition party 'United National Movement' falsified the parliamentary elections, one of the leaders of the 'Democratic Movement' opposition party, …

Gia Saralidze: Georgia chooses whether Saakashvili returns or not

Gia Saralidze: Georgia chooses whether Saakashvili returns or not

This Saturday's parliamentary elections in Georgia were held under the question of 'if Saakashvili will return', a creative producer and the host of Vesti FM, Gia Saralidze, said in the program 'Formula of …

Alliance of Patriots to be represented in Georgian Parliament

Alliance of Patriots to be represented in Georgian Parliament

Three parties — the ruling Georgian Dream Party, the United National Movement and the Alliance of Patriots  — have made it into the Georgian parliament, the country's Central Election Commission (CEC) said, after counting …

Elections in Georgia: Georgian Dream in the lead

Elections in Georgia: Georgian Dream in the lead

With returns from more than 72% of the precincts, early official results of the proportional part of the October 8 parliamentary elections show ruling Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia party in lead with 49.55%, Civil.ge reports. …

Georgia chose Parliament

Georgia chose Parliament

The ruling Georgian Dream party declared victory in a parliamentary election in ex-Soviet Georgia on Saturday after two exit polls put it in first place following a tense vote widely seen as a test of political stability. Criss-crossed …

Saakashvili#039s party believes in victory despite all obstacles

Saakashvili's party believes in victory despite all obstacles

The activists of the party of ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, 'United National Movement' (UNM) believe in their victory in the elections, despite the results of the exit polls, which predicting the leadership …

Ruling party leads in elections in Georgia

Ruling party leads in elections in Georgia

The ruling party 'Georgian Dream' is leading with 39,9% in the parliamentary elections by the party lists, as the results of the exit poll research of the GFK shows. The GFK pill is commissioned …

Saakashvili no longer wants to return to Georgia

Saakashvili no longer wants to return to Georgia

Governor of Odessa region Mikheil Saakashvili no longer plans to return to his homeland, Georgia, after the parliamentary elections, in which his party 'United National Movement' is participating. "I have …

Josef Tsiskarishvili: The results of elections in Georgia depend on coefficient of their fairness

Josef Tsiskarishvili: "The results of elections in Georgia depend on coefficient of their fairness"

Political scientist on the most likely outcome of today's parliamentary elections