Georgia

3 July 2018
A War for Hearts and Minds
Almost 10 years on from the 2008 war, Georgian civil society – both informal and formal – is increasingly engaging in the country’s breakaway territories. From openDemocracy.
By Tatiana Kozak
 
14 June 2018
Georgian Prime Minister Resigns Over ‘Disagreements’ With Ruling Party Head Premium

After a month of protests, Giorgi Kvirikashvilli’s departure paves the way for a new Georgian Dream government.

 
6 June 2018
‘The System Should Be Destroyed,’ Georgian Protest Leader Says

Controversial verdict in murder case of two teenagers catalyzes demonstrations against corruption, which have already rattled the upper echelons of power.

 
29 May 2018
Three Takes on the Centenary of Caucasian Independence Premium

In spring 1918, three remarkably progressive states emerged in the power vacuum between Russia and Turkey.

 
17 May 2018
How Blockchain Is Changing Georgia

The country has emerged as a leader in large-scale cryptocurrency mining, thereby exposing its social and environmental effects.

 
16 May 2018
Hundreds Protest Against Weekend Police Raids in Tbilisi

Anti-drug raids in two LGBT-friendly techno music venues led to protests, as well as counter-protests from the city’s far-right groups.

 
5 April 2018
Georgia Extends Olive Branch to Breakaway Regions Premium

EU and U.S. hail Tbilisi’s peace plan for Abkhazia and South Ossetia, but Sukhumi is not impressed.

 
27 March 2018
Can’t See the Georgian Forest for the Trees Premium

Jokes can be serious business here, as an incident involving a television anchor, Orthodox zealots, and the country’s richest person reveals.

 
20 March 2018
Freak Accident Could be Blessing in Disguise for Georgian Tourism Premium

Authorities plan PR campaign as terrifying video of ski-lift malfunction goes viral.

 
Giorgi Kvirikashvili
13 March 2018
Georgian Prime Minister Reaches Out to Russia Premium
Moscow welcomes overture to improve bilateral relations, but says the death of a Georgian national in South Ossetia should not be part of the conversation.
 

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