Monthly Archives: June 2021

Ivanishvili rejects rumors of links to his ex-PM’s new party

By | June 8th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |

Giorgi Gakharia and Bidzina Ivanishvili (Facebook/GeorgianDream)  TBILISI, DFWatch--The founder of Georgia’s ruling party has publicly dispelled rumors that he is secretly supporting the former prime minister Giorgi Gakharia’s new political party. In a letter published on Monday, billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili called Gakharia a "traitor" and categorically ruled out collaborating with the party he founded. Gakharia, who [...]

Two injured in clashes as special forces arrest hydropower protester near Tskaltubo

By | June 1st, 2021|Categories: Environment|Tags: , , |

Locals gather at Sakulia cemetery after the clash. TBILISI, DFWatch--At least two people were injured as protesters clashed with police in a village near Tskaltubo Tuesday evening. The clashes broke out as special forces arrived in the village of Sakulia in order to arrest a 29-year-old man for involvement in protests against the Namakhvani hydropower project. [...]