Mikheil Saakashvili

Protests in Georgia increase Saakashvili’s Influence

On March 1, European Council President Charles Michel met in Tbilisi with Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili and Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili. Reportedly, the two sides were predominantly going to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic as …

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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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Has Ivanishvili really relinquished power?

The founder and leader of the ruling Georgian Dream (GD) party, billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili, announced he is leaving politics forever. In his last interview with Georgian public television, Ivanishvili underlined that he would no longer support GD, either as head of the party or even as a member. By this, he, of course, meant that GD would no longer have access to his vast financial resources

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Georgia must talk with Russia, Nino Burjanadze says

Cooperation with Russia and joint solution of bilateral problems are necessary, first of all, for Georgia itself, said ex-speaker of the Georgian parliament Nino Burjanadze, commenting on statements by a number of politicians seeking to form a …

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Saakashvili ready to sacrifice himself for Georgia

The ex-president of Georgia, ex-governor of the Odesa region of Ukraine, Mikhail Saakashvili, said that he is "ready to sacrifice himself for Georgia" if the Georgian opposition calls on him for help. "If the opposition …

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Saakashvili becomes Prime Ministerial candidate

Grigol Vashadze, chairman of the United National Movement, former ruling party (2003-2012), announced on September 7 that the UNM and its satellite parties of Strength in Unity opposition coalition unanimously supported Mikheil Saakashvili, …

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Zurabishvili intends to resolve all issues with Kiev

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili announced the need to improve relations between Kiev and Tbilisi. Thus, she is ready to visit Ukraine. "I am ready, as the time comes, to pay a visit to Ukraine, which was postponed due to the …

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Washington continues to put pressure on Tbilisi

Members of the Republican Party in the House of Representatives of the US Congress called on the US administration to impose sanctions against the chairman of the ruling "Georgian Dream" oligarch Bidzina Ivanishvili. Such an …

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Georgia recalls its ambassador to Ukraine

Georgian Ambassador to Ukraine Teimuraz Sharashenidze has been recalled to Tbilisi for consultations as Georgia's former President Mikheil Saakashvili, who faces several convictions in Georgia, has been appointed chair of the executive …

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Saakashvili is back in the game

The ex-president of Georgia and the former governor of the Odessa region of Ukraine, Mikhail Saakashvili, is again in demand. If the Verkhovna Rada does not fail his candidacy, which is unlikely, he will become vice-premier of the Ukrainian …

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Saakashvili plans to restore Georgia's statehood

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili said that he plans to return to Georgia to "restore its statehood." "I am going to arrive in Georgia in the coming months, It is not a secret. I feel …

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