by-election in Sagarejo and Martvili 2015

Prime minister seeks to calm feud within ruling coalition

By | March 3rd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Giorgi Kvirikashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian prime minister sought to calm down a feud within his coalition on Thursday, detailing his views in a statement posted on Facebook. Gogi Topadze, leader of the coalition partner the Industrialists, accused the defense minister of having […]

Defense minister ready to answer questions about alleged election fraud

By | March 1st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Tina Khidasheli. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian Defense Minister Tina Khidasheli is prepared to cooperate with the investigation into allegations of fraud in the by-election in Sagarejo last October, which was won by her fellow party member. “Anyone who wishes […]

Opposition party calls off hunger strike against election fraud

By | November 25th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Irma Inashvili. ( TBILISI, DFWatch–Activists from a Georgian opposition party which claimed a recent election was falsified called off their 16-day hunger strike on Tuesday after meeting with parliamentarians. Irma Inashvili, the Alliance of Patriots’ candidate for parliament in in October’s by-election […]

Opposition activists on hunger strike taken to hospital

By | November 18th, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |

Emzar Kvitsiani, one of the Alliance of Patriots taken to hospital. (Facebook.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Several members of the party Alliance of Patriots were taken to the hospital on Tuesday after going on a hunger strike ten days ago. Emzar Kvitsiani, Manana Abuseridze, Lali Khutsishvili and Ada Marshania were brought to Chapidze clinic, while […]

Alliance of Patriots rally against alleged election fraud

By | November 9th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The opposition party Alliance of Patriots on Sunday demonstrated in Tbilisi, demanding the resignation of two ministers because of election fraud. Several hundred people took part in the demonstration, which started at the Rustaveli statue […]

Government coalition won in Georgia’s local and by-elections

By | November 1st, 2015|Categories: Elections|Tags: |

Tamar Khidasheli seems to have won a narrow victory in Sagarejo. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian Dream coalition looks likely to gain one seat in parliament after the by-elections yesterday. The coalition’s candidates were leading in both Sagarejo and Martvili, according to preliminary results ( […]

National Movement registers for by-election without candidates

By | September 7th, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The National Movement, former ruling party, does not plan to put up candidates in the by-elections for two vacant seats in the Georgian parliament. Instead, the former ruling party plans to use its legally guaranteed free commercial time on TV. The governing […]