Bidzina Ivanishvili’s plans after leaving politics

Ivanishvili considered arresting the head of the National Bank

By | June 5th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Bidzina Ivanishvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili says he once planned to arrest Kadagidze due to ‘personal’ business, but changed his mind by request of representatives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The revelation comes after weeks of criticism […]

Ivanishvili’s new barrage against Alasania: ‘You are a weak manager’

By | December 5th, 2014|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |

Bidzina Ivanishvili at the National Library on Thursday. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–On Thursday, Georgia’s richest person and godfather of the governing coalition again lashed out at Irakli Alasania, calling him ‘a weak manager’ who has made an ‘ignorant statement’. Alasania was recently dismissed and claims it was […]

Launch of Ivanishvili’s new talk show postponed till February

By | November 30th, 2014|Categories: Media|Tags: , |

Bidzina Ivanishvili. ( TBILISI, DFWatch–Former Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili’s talk show will not go on air until February at the earliest. the businessman who dedicated himself to strengthening civil society after retiring from politics announced his plans for a talk show […]

Ivanishvili plans to host TV show

By | October 7th, 2014|Categories: Media, News|Tags: |

Bidzina Ivanishvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Former Georgian prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili says he wants to host a weekly talk show. This comes after Ivanishvili many times has criticized Georgian media for bias and lack of professionalism. The new talk show is one of two projects presented […]

Georgian businessman Ivanishvili criticizes president

By | September 11th, 2014|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: , |

Bidzina Ivanishvili. (Palitra TV.) TBILISI, DFWatch–In a rare interview, former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili has criticized President Giorgi Margvelashvili for harming the country’s image. Ivanishvili left politics after the presidential election in October, 2013. He said in an interview […]

NDI survey looks at Georgians’ views on Church’s influence

By | August 26th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Bishop Iakob called on people not to vote for the National Movement. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Jobs, poverty and territorial integrity are the most important national issues, as Georgians see it. 3 percent of those questioned in a new survey say that the number of jobs in Georgia increased after the parliamentary election in 2012. […]

Ivanishvili’s new NGO ‘Citizen’ will help develop Georgian media

By | February 5th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili launched his new non-governmental organization ‘Citizen’ on Tuesday. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishivli on Tuesday presented his new organization which he says will help develop civil society. The new non-governmental organization (NGO) is called ‘Citizen’ and was registered 12 days ago, Ivanishvili explained […]

Ivanishvili starts non-governmental organization

By | January 24th, 2014|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: , |

Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Ex-Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili has founded a non-governmental organization called Citizen. Details are scarce, but it is known that Ivanishvili himself will head the new organization and that its goal will be to strengthen civil society in the country. […]

Ivanishvili tells Forbes he won’t return to politics

By | December 24th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Bidzina Ivanishvili. (Rustavi 2.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Former Georgian prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili told Forbes he is sure he won’t return to politics. In an interview with the Russian edition of the publication, he explained that he would keep his promise to stay out of politics. “I guarantee […]

Ivanishvili to announce his new plans in a few months

By | November 25th, 2013|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: |

Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili. (Photo published on Facebook.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili says he will announce his future plans in two or three months. Ivanishvili said this during the Georgian Dream party’s congress on Sunday. He said he has to think before he decides how he will continue […]