United National Movement

Saakashvili's party enters Georgian parliament

Members of the United National Movement - Strength in Unity parliamentary faction will start their work in the parliament today. The faction will be represented in the parliament by 32 deputies led by Khatia Dekanoidze. Her …

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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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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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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, Agenda.ge reported. …

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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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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, …

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Georgian Prime Minister resigns

Georgia's Prime Minister Georgi Gakharia announced his resignation due to the crisis in the country. During his tenure in government, Gakharia, who became prime minister in 2019, has led major initiatives to advance …

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