Monthly Archives: September 2023

Georgia should not gamble with the patience of its Allies

By | September 22nd, 2023|Categories: Opinion|Tags: |

Georgia will hold parliamentary elections in 2024. That is unfortunately aligned with the electoral cycle of US Presidential elections and campaigning in the EU-27 as we near the European Parliamentary elections. The Republican primaries’ debate in the US offers the first indication of a resurging neo-isolationism. As for Europe, polling suggests the far-right forces are gaining [...]

“Russian-Georgian Business Council” proposes to open road through occupied Tskhinvali

By | September 19th, 2023|Categories: Caucasus region, News|Tags: , |

Davit Tsetskhladze (Facebook). TBILISI, DFWatch – At the meeting of the "Russia-Georgia Business Council" in Vladikavkaz, the capital of Russia’s republic of North Ossetia, the issue of opening a road connecting Russia and Georgia through occupied South Ossetia was discussed on Tuesday, according to the information  spread by the news website Sova News based on the telegram [...]

Remittances from Russia almost halved in August: NBG

By | September 15th, 2023|Categories: Economy, In brief|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – The number of remittances from Russia to Georgia in August decreased by 45.5 percent compared to last year and amounted to $60 million, although this country is still the leader and accounts for about a fifth of the total volume, according to the release published by the National Bank of Georgia on Friday. In [...]

Former public defender Nino Lomjaria to establish new pro-EU public movement

By | September 5th, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Former Public Defender of Georgia Nino Lomjaria, who has been the object of permanent criticism and constant verbal attacks by the ruling party for the past years, is founding a new public movement, the first event of which will be held on Thursday. European Orbit of Georgia is a platform that creates space for those who [...]