Covid19 update: Georgia bans public gatherings, passenger traffic

By | March 23rd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Army checkpoint on Marneuli road. (MoD/Facebook.) Georgia introduces new measures to tackle covid19 spread inside the country as total number of cases reaches 61 with seven new cases reported on Monday. The decree issued by the government on March 23 bans all social gatherings which involve ten people or more, including funerals, weddings, birthday [...]

Tension in Bolnisi after vote to impeach gamgebeli

By | August 27th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Conflict along political fault lines were brought to the surface in Bolnisi. (Channel One.) TBILISI, DFWatch–There was tension outside Bolnisi municipality building on Monday when some members of the city council wanted to hold a secret ballot and impeach the new head of the municipality, who was appointed in January by the Georgian Dream coalition. 13 […]

Locals in Bolnisi demand the resignation of municipality head

By | August 6th, 2013|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: |

Bolnisi municipality building. (Official photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Locals of Bolnisi, a town in southern Georgia, demand the resignation of the acting head of the local government, the gamgebeli, because they believe he is not fulfilling any of his duties. People in Bolnisi, in the Kvemo Kartli region, claim that […]