Gubaz Sanikidze

Gubaz Sanikidze leaves National Forum, former GD coalition partner

By | November 11th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Gubaz Sanikidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The change of leadership among Georgian Dream’s former coalition partners continued Friday, as Gubaz Sanikidze said he is leaving the National Forum after the election defeat last month.  Sanikidze has been one of the party’s most active […]

Georgian parliament gives amnesty to 116 elderly prisoners

By | June 28th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The bill’s author Gubaz Sanikidze says it is a humane act toward elderly people. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian parliament on June 24 passed an amnesty bill which will release female prisoners older than 65 and male prisoners over 70, if they are convicted of lesser crimes. The bill was proposed by the National Forum faction in parliament […]

National Forum withdraws from coalition, parliamentary majority

By | April 4th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |

Gubaz Sanikidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–National Forum withdrew from the governing Georgian Dream coalition -on Sunday, and the following day party leaders said they are also withdrawing from the parliamentary majority. Leader of the party Kakha Shartava […]

National Forum third GD coalition partner to go independent

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

Gubaz Sanikidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–National Forum, a member of the ruling Georgian Dream coalition, declared Thursday its intention to run as an independent party in the parliamentary election this fall. The Republican Party was the first of the parties in the […]

Parliament replaces Free Democrats’ vice speaker

By | February 20th, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: , |

Gubaz Sanikidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Parliament on Wednesday approved a new vice speaker, following the departure of one party from the government coalition. The Free Democrats left the Georgian Dream coalition November 5, and now the party’s highest […]