Monthly Archives: August 2022

Sokhumi regime ready to join the Russia-Belarus union as Bzhania points to “new realities”

By | August 25th, 2022|Categories: Conflict news|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Abkhaz leader is ready to drag the breakaway republic closer to Moscow by joining the Union State of Russia and Belarus. “We would like to join this union, we would gladly support this idea and be full members of this state,” said Thursday Aslan Bzhania, Abkhazia’s de facto president, in an interview with one of [...]

Georgian tourism industry booming, revenues reach record high

By | August 22nd, 2022|Categories: Economy|Tags: |

( Revenues from international visitors are at a record high this year in Georgia. According to the information published by the National Bank of Georgia, the country received $476 million in income from international visitors in July, which is almost $270 million more than the same figure of July last year. In total, the country received [...]

Ukrainians rout Russian troops redeployed from Abkhazia: military expert

By | August 15th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The Ukrainian army has severely defeated the Russian unit stationed in the breakaway Abkhazia on the Kryvyi Rih front, which suffered such significant losses that the leadership was forced to withdraw it from the front for regrouping,, Tbilisi-based Russian-language news portal, reports relying on Ukrainian military expert. “Proud abkhazians were running! Well, how did [...]

Credit Suisse stopped responding even to letters: Bidzina Ivanishvili’s lawyers

By | August 9th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The Swiss bank Credit Suisse continues to restrict Bidzina Ivanishvili's access to his banking resources “as a matter of principle”, and "for quite a long time" they do not even respond to the letters and questions of the client's representatives, says the legal company MKD Law, which protects the interests of the Georgian Dream founder, in [...]

Civic groups in Georgia campaign to help Ukrainian refugees left out in the street

By | August 4th, 2022|Categories: NGO news|Tags: , , , |

( Georgian civic groups and activists have launched a fundraising campaign to provide temporary housing for Ukrainian refugees who were left out in the street after the end of state program. The company is implemented on behalf of the Open Society Georgia Foundation, civil groups RAZOM.GE and DOPOMOGA, as well as the foundation of jazz singer [...]

Russia suggests including assassin imprisoned in Germany in proposed prisoner exchange with U.S.

By | August 2nd, 2022|Categories: News|

Vadim Krasikov. TBILISI, DFWatch--In prisoner exchange talks with the United States, Moscow has offered to include a hitman affiliated with Russian intelligence, who is serving a life sentence in Germany for the elimination of Chechen field commander Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, a citizen of Georgia. Russian officials have suggested that the assassin, Vadim Krasikov, be placed on a [...]