Giorgi Rurua

President Zourabichvili rebuffs pardoning Rurua – “No one and nothing can influence me”

By | July 31st, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Salome Zourabichvili (1tv.ge). Despite growing number of appeals, President Salome Zourabichvili has rebuffed to pardon Giorgi Rurua, opposition activist and former paramilitary. “I won’t pardon. The Georgian society knows better than me everything about him and is aware why I will not make this decision. No one and nothing can influence me,” Salome Zourabichvili [...]

Electoral reform in deadlock, opposition threatens resuming rallies in Georgia

By | May 13th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

(Newposts.ge) Political conflict in Georgia over electoral reform has escalated again amid disagreement between the government and main opposition forces, as the latter accuses the Georgian Dream of renouncing an agreement struck in March 8. The tension is so high some opposition politicians threaten to resume protest rallies despite Covid 19 restrictions. In particular, [...]