government accusing Ivanishvili bloc of being pro-Russian

Saakashvili claims Georgian exiles behind Ivanishvili’s election win

By | March 5th, 2013|Categories: Elections '12-'13, News|Tags: |

President Mikheil Saakashvili claims a group of Georgian exiles in Russia were behind the Georgian Dream coalition’s election win in October, 2012. (Photo: President’s administration.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili claims that billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili came to power in 2012 thanks to a group of Georgian exiles in Russia who provided funding and support. As he returned from a trip to Azerbaijan last week, Saakashvili […]

Ivanishvili sells off his last asset in Russia

By | September 11th, 2012|Categories: Economy, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgia’s richest says he has sold his last assets in Russia. A US fund purchases Stolenskaya Niva for USD 180 million. Russian media informs that Unikor Company, which manages Bidzina Ivanishvili’s assets, has finished the sale of Russian assets. […]

Ivanishvili’s assets in Russia to be sold for $1 bill

By | May 20th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – The Georgian opposition billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili sells his development assets in Russia for USD 982.5 million. Ivanishvili, who leads the Georgian Dream coalition, says that he has already sold part of his property in Russia, and the rest […]

‘The truth will always win’

By | December 16th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch - Irakli Alasania, the leader of the Free Democrats and front man of the strongest opposition bloc in Georgia, hits back at ‘fabrications’ spread by the country’s ‘government-controlled media’ about them being pro-Russian. The Free Democrats and the Republican Party are the two groups billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili has formed a loose partnership with in [...]