Monthly Archives: January 2022

GD prepares “non-provocative” resolution on Ukraine, doesn’t mention neither Russia nor Putin

By | January 26th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Georgia's ruling Georgian Dream, after lengthy deliberations, finally submitted a draft resolution in support of Ukraine to parliament on Wednesday for approval, which immediately drew criticism from the opposition after it was revealed that it did not mention neither Russia nor Putin. Two meetings were held between the Georgian Dream and opposition factions on Wednesday to [...]

Ex-President Saakashvili says Russia is also planning to attack Georgia, along with Ukraine

By | January 25th, 2022|Categories: In brief|Tags: , , , |

Imprisoned former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili says that if Russia launches a direct military aggression on Ukraine, it will inevitably invade Georgia and occupy Black Sea ports that are of strategic importance to it. "According to my information, if Russia starts implementing a large-scale plan in Ukraine, it is going to capture Anaklia in the [...]

“We won convincingly”: Georgian Dream chairman sums up last year

By | January 17th, 2022|Categories: In brief|

Chairman of Georgian Dream, Irakli Kobakhidze. TBILISI, DFWatch--The artificial crisis is over, we won the election convincingly, and the 'radical' opposition, whose leader is 'deservedly' serving a sentence in jail, is 'extremely weakened’, Georgian Dream chairman Irakli Kobakhidze stated as he summed up the political events of the last year. Writing on Facebook on Monday, Kobakhidze [...]

US reaffirms support for Georgia as tensions between West and Russia grow

By | January 17th, 2022|Categories: In brief|

TBILISI, DFWatch--While the crisis in relations between Russia and the West over NATO enlargement continues to escalate, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Karen Donfried reaffirmed the US’ support for Georgia in a phone call with Georgian Minister of Foreign Affairs, David Zalkaliani. According to the Georgian MFA, the sides exchanged views [...]