Lasha Tughushi

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Who needs Kyiv and Tbilisi?

By | March 24th, 2022|Categories: Opinion|

(Voice of America.) Ukraine, which is looking for ways toward peace, is ready to give up the NATO perspective. We have been hearing about NATO's open door for years, but now we’ve also learned that we can not enter there and we have to admit it, says Volodymyr Zelensky. The Ukrainian president, who has become an [...]

If humanity does not stop Putin now, it will still have to do so, but much further away from Kyiv

By | March 14th, 2022|Categories: Opinion|

Lasha Tughushi, Editor in Chief of DFWatch. On the 18th day since the start of the Russian aggression, more and more people, as well as politicians and experts, say that Ukraine will win the war. Russia has failed to crush either the Ukrainian army or its people. The more atrocities it inflicts, the stronger the resistance [...]

Georgian PM aligns himself with hate groups to hunt down „anti-Christian forces“

By | July 19th, 2021|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |

For the first time in Georgia's recent history, its PM used the shocking term „anti-Christian forces“ in his public discourse. Today, such an “eschatological” motif may look a little unusual, to say the least. PM Gharibashvili touched on the sensitive strings of the identity of the majority of ethnic Georgians, further dividing the already polarized society [...]

Who wants Georgia to U-turn toward the Putinist cause?

By | July 7th, 2021|Categories: Opinion|

Lasha Tughushi is Editor-in-Chief of Editor’s Opinion The first time since Georgia linked itself to Europe and raised the EU flag in front of parliament, it was demonstratively torn down by brutal forces. March of Dignity on July 5 was conceived as the culmination of Tbilisi Pride, when the LGBTQ people and human rights supporters [...]

Freezing the Kremlin’s policy

By | February 18th, 2015|Categories: Opinion|Tags: |

Lasha Tughushi is founder of DFWatch, PhD and chair of Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum – Georgian National Platform. How Europe should respond to Putin at the Riga Summit Against the backdrop of a rain of bullets, and the rumble of tanks and cannons, Europe is preparing for the Riga Summit in May. Expectations are already low, but one likely positive decision is visa liberalization […]

Interview with the UK Ambassador to Georgia

By | October 24th, 2013|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , |

Alexandra Hall Hall, the United Kingdom’s Ambassador to Georgia. (Embassy photo.) DF Watch sat down for talk with the recently appointed Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Georgia, Alexandra Hall Hall. DF Watch: The political situation in Georgia is interesting now, especially since we have presidential elections coming. What are your expectations? […]

U.S. Ambassador to Georgia assesses the situation

By | May 25th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Lasha Tugushi (left) interviews John R. Bass (right), Ambassador of the United States to Georgia. (Embassy photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch – DF Watch sat down with U.S. Ambassador to Georgia, John Bass, for a conversation about the situation in the country. For the latest two months about twenty cases were observed, when government representatives interrupted media activity and in some […]