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Georgia reports 160 new COVID-19 cases

Georgia has reported 160 new cases of coronavirus, 409 recoveries and 10 deaths in the past 24 hours. 17,947 tests have been conducted around the country on the weekend. 13,244 of the 17,847 tests were rapid tests, while the remaining …

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European Council President to visit Georgia today

President of the European Council, Charles Michel, will visit Georgia on February 28, Trend reports citing 1tv.ge. During the visit, Charles Michel will meet with Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili, Prime Minister …

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Georgian railroads resume its work

The movement of the Georgian trains, previously interrupted due to coronavirus restrictions, was restored today by the decision of Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, which he announced on 24 February. At the moment, the railroad …

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Georgia reports 373 new cases of coronavirus

373 new cases of coronavirus were detected in Georgia in the last 24 hours, Berdia Sichinava, representative of the Interagency Coordination Council, said at the briefing held at the Government Administration. He spoke about the latest …

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Georgia after Garibashvili's second coming

Georgia’s political stage has lately got very hot: an arrest of the opposition figure Nika Melia, head of the “European Georgia” party associated with the exiled ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili, with the party’s …

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Georgia reports 337 new COVID-19 cases

Georgia has reported 337 new cases of coronavirus, 320 recoveries and 10 deaths. 25,436 tests have been conducted around the country in the past 24 hours. 17,311 of the 25,436 tests were rapid tests, while the remaining 8,125 were PCR …

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Georgian journalist Vakho Sanaia attacked in Tbilisi

Formula TV journalist Vakho Sanaia was attacked by three individuals in central Tbilisi earlier today.  The Georgian Interior Ministry has reported that the three individuals who were under the influence of alcohol attacked Sanaia …

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Georgia reports 362 new COVID-19 cases

Georgia has reported 362 new cases of coronavirus, 470 recoveries and 12 deaths in the past 24 hours.  2,572 individuals remain infected with Covid-19 in Georgia as of today. 22,501 tests have been conducted in the past …

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Georgian PM Garibashvili appoints deputies

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, who was confirmed in the post by parliament on Monday, has appointed his deputy prime ministers earlier today.  The new appointees are Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani and …

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Georgia reports 443 new COVID-19 cases

Georgia has reported 443 new cases of coronavirus, 461 recoveries and six deaths in the past 24 hours.  2,692 individuals remain infected with Covid-19 in Georgia as of today. 19,051 tests have been conducted in the past …

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Georgia to reopen borders for Russians on March 1

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili announced that citizens of more countries with a negative PCR test will be able to enter the country. Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia and Ukraine were added to the list. …

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Georgian PM Garibashvili addresses opposition

New Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, who was confirmed prime minister yesterday, said in his recent video address that amid the important challenges Georgia is facing nowadays, including the pandemic, ‘we must all …

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Ilham Aliyev congratulates new Georgian PM

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has sent a congratulatory letter to Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili. "Dear Mr. Prime Minister, I offer my sincere congratulations to you on the commencement of your tenure as the Prime …

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Nika Melia's arrest: opposition and Western diplomats' reaction

Yesterday, the Georgian opposition organised a rally after the arrest of the leader of the largest opposition party, the United National Movement, Nika Melia. Georgian police arrested a top opposition leader on February 23, using tear gas in a dawn raid on his party headquarters, further deepening a political crisis sparked by last year’s parliamentary elections, the outcome of which the opposition disputes, Emerging Europe writes

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Georgian police detain 21 citizens during Melia's arrest

Twenty-one people were detained earlier today when special unit servicemen stormed the United National Movement office to arrest party chair Nika Melia, announces Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs. One of the leaders of the UNM …

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