Georgia-Ukraine relations

Georgian speaker visits Ukraine, but have Kiev-Tbilisi ties weakened?

By | April 20th, 2015|Categories: Background|Tags: , |

Davit Usupashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–As Georgia’s speaker of parliament visits Kiev, political analysts in Tbilisi are watching for signs of how strong the bond is between the two governments. Speaker Davit Usupashvili is accompanied by parliament members Tedo Japaridze and Tinatin […]

Georgian PM’s visit to Ukraine delayed without explanation

By | March 24th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Irakli Garibashvili is preparing a trip to Kiev. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian PM’s visit to Ukraine is being delayed for unknown reasons. Early this year, government members indicated that such a visit would take place soon. Officials only say that they are preparing for the visit, but offer no information […]

Ukraine support rallies in three Georgian cities

By | October 23rd, 2014|Categories: Europe, News|Tags: |

(DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Ukraine support rallies were held in three different Georgian cities on Wednesday. They were organized by the National Platform, which is an umbrella organization uniting more than a hundred non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Rallies were held […]

Georgian ministers call Ukrainian interim counterparts

By | March 4th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Georgia’s Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s defense and foreign ministers on Monday spoke by phone with Ukraine’s acting defense and foreign ministers. In the phone conversation, Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze expressed deep concern about the events taking place […]

Saakashvili addressed Ukrainian pro-EU demonstrators

By | December 8th, 2013|Categories: Europe, News|Tags: , , |

Georgian ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili on Saturday addressed the protesters gathered in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. His speech to the movement which started two weeks ago, when President Viktor Yanukovich refused to sign an Association Agreement with the […]

Pro-Ukraine rally in Tbilisi again Monday

By | December 3rd, 2013|Categories: Europe, News|Tags: , , |

(Photo: Davit Mikheil Shubladze.) TBILISI, DFWatch–People rallied in Tbilisi again Monday in support of the Ukrainian people. As on Sunday, they gathered in front of the old parliament building, and vowed to continue protesting and also hold support rallies in other parts of Georgia. Participants […]

Rally in Tbilisi in solidarity with the Ukrainian people

By | December 2nd, 2013|Categories: Europe, News|Tags: , |

People rallied outside the old parliament building in Tbilisi to show support for the Ukrainian people. (Photo: Elene Khachapuridze.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Tens of people gathered on Sunday in Tbilisi wearing yellow and blue to support people in Ukraine and express solidarity with them after a violent dispersal in Kyiv. “Our Ukrainian friends need support, they mustn’t be alone facing impudent violence,” […]

Georgian MPs don Ukrainian flags in show of support

By | November 28th, 2013|Categories: Europe, News|Tags: , , |

National Movement MP Sergo Ratiani with Ukrainian national colors. (First Channel.) TBILISI, DFWatch–National Movement MPs on Wednesday came to parliament wearing Ukrainian flags as tie and with Ukrainian flags on their desks. They did it to express solidarity with the Ukrainian people. The speaker of parliament liked the idea and asked to give him one too. […]

Georgia and Ukraine to boost bilateral trade

By | August 8th, 2013|Categories: Economy, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch-Georgia and Ukraine plan to increase bilateral trade turnover to one billion USD in 2013. This was reported by Ukrainian media after a meeting between Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Olexandr Vilkul and Georgian Ambassador Mikhail Ukleba. Vilkul said […]