National Movement’s 2016 election campaign

UNM political council convenes Tuesday to set out post-election path

By | October 11th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |

Davit Bakradze at a UNM rally in Tbilisi Oct. 5, 2016. (DFWatch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The National Movement plans to convene the party’s political council Tuesday evening to discuss further plans after dismissing the results of the parliamentary election. Some proposed to boycott the second round of the majoritorian elections […]

Saakashvili’s party rallies ahead of election

By | October 6th, 2016|Categories: Elections|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Three days before Georgians go to the polls, the National Movement on Wednesday rallied their supporters in Tbilisi. Former President Mikheil Saakashvili addressed people from Odessa, Ukraine on a big screen via Skype. He criticized […]

Saakashvili mocks Ivanishvili: ‘You are destined for defeat’

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

TBILISI, DFWatch–Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvil has mocked his main opponent former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, saying he was destined for defeat in the October 8 election. Saakashvili, who is governor of Odessa in Ukraine, […]

Saakashvili preparing to stoke unrest ahead of election: Georgian PM

By | September 14th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |

PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili claims that Mikheil Saakashvili’s party has started several new organizations in order to foment unrest in Georgia ahead of the election. One of the new organizations started by the National Movement is Georgia in the Name […]

Former first lady Sandra Roelofs UNM candidate in Zugdidi

By | August 19th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s former first lady Sandra Roelofs is a candidate for parliament for her husband’s National Movement party for Zugdidi election district in the west of Georgia. Unlike her husband, Roelofs is not wanted by Georgian law enforcement, […]

Saakashvili confident his party will return to power in Georgia

By | April 25th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and current governor of Odessa, told a Georgian TV channel on Sunday that he is confident of victory for his political party in the parliamentary election in October, and afterward […]

Saakashvili blames sex tape scandal on Bidzina Ivanishvili

By | April 13th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

Mikheil Saakashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–In a TV interview Tuesday, Mikheil Saakashvili blamed former PM Bidzina Ivanishvili of a series of sex tapes posted online with threats against politicians. A fourth video was sent to a Georgian media outlet the same day as the former […]