Josef Tsiskarishvili

New "maidan" in Georgia: metro on strike

Tbilisi metro drivers have been on strike since this morning, demanding an increase in wages. The strike was organized by the Ertoba 2013 metro drivers' union. In turn, the mayor of Georgia's capital Kakha Kaladze …

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Voting in local elections started in Georgia

Electoral polling stations for local government elections opened on Saturday in Georgia, Trend reports with a reference to RİA Novosti. Georgians will choose 64 mayors of cities and districts and deputies of 64 municipal legislatures (sakrebulo). …

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 Georgia to rehears parliamentary elections

On October 21, elections to local self-government bodies will be held in Georgia. Residents of the country will choose mayors of 5 cities (Tbilisi, Poti, Rustavi, Batumi, Kutaisi) and 59 districts, as well as deputies of 64 sakrebulos (municipal …

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 Georgia approves new Constitution

Georgia's Parliament approved the bill on changes to the constitution with 117 votes "for" and three votes "against" in the third reading. "Today we adopted a historic decision that will become a basis for …

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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 …

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Georgia loses 15% of population

According to the national census of 2014, results of which were published today by the Georgian media, more than 3 million 713 thousand people are living in Georgia, which is 15% less in comparison with the results of the 2002 …

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What has Prime Minister Garibashvili succeeded in?

Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili has recently announced his decision to resign, explaining it by the fact that ''Mr. Ivanishvili also decided to leave his post at the peak of his popularity in …

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Is Ivanishvili going to return?

The Georgian Dream coalition won't be able to win in the parliamentary elections next year without informal participation of Ivanishvili, Georgian political analysts said in an interview for Vestnik Kavkaza, commenting on the statement of the …

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Review of Georgian mass media from 4 to 10 of September

One of the most interesting political events of the week, discussed in Georgian media mass were personnel changes in the government - the resignation of Tamar Beruchashvili from the post of Foreign Minister and the appointment of …

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Caucasus welcomes closure of Iran's nuclear dossier

A Milli Majlis deputy, political scientist Asim Mollazade, told Vestnik Kavkaza that the main result of the deal with Iran in terms for Azerbaijan is the guarantee of freedom from nuclear weapons in the region. "We hope that now we will be …

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