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Today, on February 25, Georgia marks the 100th anniversary of the Soviet Russia takeover of Tbilisi. The Red Army invasion in the Democratic Republic of Georgia started on February 11, nine months aft

Photo BBC screenshot Yesterday, the police stormed the headquarters of Georgiarsquos biggest opposition party United National Movement UNM and arrested its Chairman Nika Melia. Immediately

Photo InterPressNews After the storming of the United National Movements headquarters by the special forces and the eventual arrest of party chairman Nika Melia, the opposition spectrum held a rall

Photo InterPressNews Today in the early morning, at around 0800, the special task force entered the office of the United National Movement as part of the operation to arrest the party Chairman Nika

Photo Retrieved from InterPressNews The Parliament of Georgia has approved the new cabinet of government by 89 votes. The ministerial cabinet will be headed by Irakli Gharibashvili, who has already

Photo InterPressNews Yesterday, Georgian PM candidate Irakli Gharibashvili, nominated by the ruling Georgian Dream party, introduced his ministerial candidates. The only changes from the previous

After the resignation of Giorgi Gakharia from the post of the Prime Minister of Georgia, the ruling Georgian Dream named Defense Minister Irakli Gharibashvili as a PM candidate. If approved, it will b

Photo BBC Today, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia announced his resignation during a briefing at the Administration of the Government of Georgia and linked it to the ongoing political crisis.

Photo European Union On February 11, European Border and Coast Guard Agency Frontex renewed the working arrangement with the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs. The document was signed by Minis

Photo Euopean Union At the OSCE Permanent Council meeting on February 11, the EU released the statement in response to the issue of Zaza Gakhelidze and other Georgian citizens illegally detained by

Photo InterPressNews Nika Melia, chairman of United National Movement, the biggest opposition party in Georgia, has been stripped of parliamentary immunity. The resolution was adopted today at the

Photo Georgian MFA OSCE ChairpersoninOffice, Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde is visiting Georgia. According to Linde, she will affirm OSCEs strong support to Georgia in resolving conflicts and

Photo InterPressNews On February 11, The US and UK missions to OSCE raised the issue of illegal sentencing of Georgian citizens Zaza Gakheladze. Acting Deputy Chief of US Mission to OSCE, Elisabeth

Photo Tbilisi Airport In his interview with Russian media agency TASS, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Andrey Rudenko, stated that the resumption of flights between

Photo The Economist In the beginning of February, the Economist published its annual Democracy Index report for 2020. Below we will describe Georgiarsquos rank and overall score in it, as well as

Photo RFERL retrieved from agenda.ge On February 8, during his hearing at the Georgian Parliament, the Minister of Justice Gocha Lortkipanidze stated that as a result of efforts made together with

The British Embassy in Georgia released a statement concerning the illegal sentencing of Zaza Gakheladze in the occupied Tskhinvali region. The British Embassy called for the release of Zaza Gakheladz

Today it became known that the socalled supreme court of Russianoccupied Tskhinvali sentenced a citizen of Georgia, Zaza Gakheladze, to 12 years and 6 months in prison. Gakheladze lives in the villa

Photo Government Administration On February 2, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia met with the Indian Ambassador to Armenia and Georgia, H.E. Kishan Dan Dewal. The parties discussed the possibi

Today, on February 2, the spring session of the Parliament of Georgia has been opened. The only issue on todays parliamentary agenda was the matter of early termination of mandates of opposition MPs.