Igrika TV and Ivanishvili

Georgian authorities deny sabotaging opposition TV

By | February 17th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgia’s Revenue Service says it can not understand the charges made by a billionaire opposition politician that his TV van was damaged in customs. The revenue service said in a statement Thursday that Bidzina Ivanishvili’s claim that TV equipment he was […]

Ivanishvili’s TV van damaged in customs

By | February 16th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

  TBILISI, DFWatch – A billionaire in Georgia who is building an opposition movement says his TV equipment was deliberately damaged while in customs. Bidzina Ivanishvili’s press office said Tuesday that a production van belonging to his TV company with broadcasting […]

Kitsmarishvili lost suit to claim Ivanishvili TV

By | January 24th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch - Tbilisi City Court did not grant Rustavi Media Management Company's request to sequester TV Company Igrika ltd. The reason is that Igrika ltd is no more the property of Ilia Kikabidze, general director of the independent TV company Maestro. A week ago Eroski Kitsmarishvili's Rustavi Media Management Company went to court, [...]

Lawsuit against Ivanishvili’s new TV

By | January 18th, 2012|Categories: Media, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch - The new TV station being established by people around Georgian opposition financier Bidzina Ivanishvili is being sued. It’s called Igrika and was recently bought by a company which is owned by the wife of Bidzina Ivanishvili, the billionaire who has said he plans to run in the election this fall and [...]

Ivanishvili’s secret weapon: his own TV station

By | January 14th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch - Many people in Georgia have been expecting that the billionaire who is challenging president Mikheil Saakashvili’s position would have a card up his sleeve. Now it’s revealed: A new TV station. His wife Ekaterine Khvedelidze is part owner of a company which recently bought management rights to an already established TV [...]