Georgian opposition

Georgian opposition forms first faction in parliament

Salome Samadashvili from the United National Movement opposition party, Armaz Akhvlediani and Shavla Shavgulidze who appeared in the 10th convocation of the state legislature through the European Georgia opposition party list, have joined the …

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EU pays bail for Niki Melia's release

The EU Foundation has paid a 40,000 lari bail to release the leader of the main opposition party in Georgia, the United National Movement, Nika Melia, the EU Delegation to Georgia informed. "Today, GEL 40,000 were paid to …

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Georgian businessman Levan Vasadze enters politics

Georgian businessman Levan Vasadze has announced his plans to enter politics.  Vasadze received an education in the U.S. and Russia and spent his earlier years in the two countries. He has been living in Georgia with his …

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Georgian opposition enters parliament by 23%

The first plenary session, attended by most of the opposition MPs who have entered the parliament following last year's elections, is taking place in the Georgian parliament. In particular, 107 MPs, including 13 opposition MPs, who …

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Georgia's ruling party ready to sign new EU proposal

The ruling Georgian Dream party has stated that they are ready to sign the new proposal by the EU to solve the political tension in Georgia which began after the 2020 parliamentary elections.  The agreement released by …

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Georgian Dream ready for compromise with opposition

Head of the ruling Georgian Dream party Irakli Kobakhidze, who is now holding meetings in the U.S, has stated that the party is ready to take ‘concrete steps to make an agreement’ with opposition parties which have been demanding …

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Six MPs leave Georgian Dream to join opposition

Six Georgian Dream MPs Giorgi Khojevanishvili, Aleksandre Motserelia, Beka Liluashvili, Shalva Kerselidze, Ana Buchukuri and Mikheil Daushvili will continue in the state legislature as independent MPs.  The MPs say that the …

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UNM opposition leader Nika Melia refused bail

The leader of Georgia's United National Movement opposition party (UNM) Nika Melia was refused bail today.  The Judge of Tbilisi City Court Nino Chakhnashvili dismissed Melia from the courtroom because Melia called her ‘a …

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There will be no early elections in Georgia

There will be no early elections and no political prisoners in Georgia, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili said after meeting with several European diplomats, in particular, with the personal representative of the President of the …

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EU envoy heads back to Georgia to continue mediation

The EU mediator in the talks between the ruling Georgian Dream party and the opposition on the issues of repeat parliamentary elections and the release of opposition figures Christian Danielsson will travel back to Georgia by the end of the week …

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Georgia's Gakharia: ‘I’m staying in politics’

Former Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia said he has no plans to leave the country or politics. He told journalists earlier today that he will announce his intentions in the coming days.. Agenda.ge reported. Gakharia …

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