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Two arrested for damaging UNM party office in Georgia

Two individuals have been arrested for damaging the United National Movement opposition party office in Gori.  The incident took place on March 2, 2021. The detainees bloke the windows of the office, reported. …

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 …

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 …

U.S. calls on parties in Georgia to show restraint

The U.S. Department of State has responded to current political turmoil in Georgia in regards to the possible arrest of opposition leader Nika Melia and the recent resignation of Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia and called on political parties …

Melia: repeat elections must be held in Georgia

Georgian opposition MP and head of the United National Movement (UNM) opposition party Nika Melia, who was named the reason for PM Giorgi Gakharia recent resignation, has stated that the opposition ‘welcomes’ the PM’s decision, …

Georgian Dream to agree with opposition?

Secretary of the Georgian Dream party Irakli Kobakhidze believes that it is worth reaching an agreement with some part of the opposition and holding a consultation. "There is a resource for negotiations, since there is a …

Georgia's UNM head Vashadze leaves party

Head of the United National Movement (UNM) opposition party Grigol Vashadze has said that he has left the party, saying that the presence of ‘odious figures’ in the party and attacks on the diplomatic corps and ‘other …

Will Georgia find way out of political crisis?

Georgia's ruling Georgian Dream party and opposition politicians are holding a second round of negotiations at the United States Ambassador Kelly Degnan’s residence. The meeting, which started recently, is attended by …

Georgian opposition prepares for large-scale protest

In Georgia, ahead of a major rally to be held tomorrow, opposition parties participated in a series of protests against the rigged parliamentary elections. The tensest situation was in Batumi, where unknown attacked representatives of …