Georgia’s natural gas supply

Gazprom to switch to monetary transit fee for using Georgia pipeline

By | January 14th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Anti-Gazprom demonstration in Tbilisi March, 2016. (DFWatch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia has agreed to less favourable conditions for allowing its territory to be used by Russian energy giant Gazprom to transit natural gas to Armenia. The resulting deal is is expected to be met with harsh criticism from the opposition and local energy experts. […]

Georgia aims to maintain 10% share of Gazprom natural gas transit

By | March 31st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Anti-Gazprom demonstration in Tbilisi in March, 2016. (DFWatch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia has offered Gazprom to continue the transit of natural gas to Armenia. under the same conditions as before. The details of the offers are not known, but the negotiations between the Georgian government and Gazprom will finish […]

Anti-Gazprom rally outside Ivanishvili’s residence

By | November 19th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

(DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Businessman Bidzina Ivanishvili’s residence in Tbilisi was Wednesday besieged by protesters opposed to the government’s negotiations with the Russian company Gazprom. In September, the Energy Minister revealed that there have been […]

Georgia’s energy minister explains what Gazprom negotiations are about

By | October 21st, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Kakhi Kaladze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian Energy Minister Kakhi Kaladze on Tuesday sought to downplay criticism against his call for increasing the import of Russian natural gas, explaining that the extra supplies from Gazprom […]

Journalist detained for putting up poster mocking Ivanishvili

By | October 16th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

(Facebook.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Police in Georgia on Friday detained an opposition-leaning journalist for putting up a poster mocking billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili. Tamar Chergoleishvili, founder of a television company strongly supportive of the National Movement, was detained with two others as they stuck a poster on […]