Nino Burjanadze

“Do not break up the trio” – Former leaders of Georgia ask the EU to grant candidate status

By | June 22nd, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Giorgi Margvelashvili. Georgia's two former presidents and four ex-speakers of parliament appeal the EU not to oust Georgia from the "trio" and to grant it candidate status, as it did with Ukraine and Moldova. “The content of the letter is as follows - we agree with the demands of European Commission, the expediency of their fulfillment, [...]

Burjanadze: Georgia needs a president like Vladimir Putin

By | November 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Nino Burjanadze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian opposition politician Nino Burjanadze expressed admiration for the Russian president in a new interview with German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle. “He brought Russia from its knees to its feet. You look at Russia, […]

‘Putin is not Georgia’s enemy’: Nino Burjanadze

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

TBILISI, DFWatch–Russian President Vladimir Putin is not an enemy of Georgia, but a very significant politician, according to former Speaker of Parliament Nino Burjanadze. The opposition figure whose party Democratic Movement is without representatives […]

Should Georgia’s foreign policy alignment be defined in the Constitiution?

By | August 30th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |

Nino Burjanadze. (Interpressnews.) Davit Usupashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Two proposals to define Georgia’s foreign policy alignment in the Constitution were postponed by a parliament committee because not enough MPs showed up. The rebellious opposition leader who started the debate now claims parliament has violated election rules. […]

Georgian politician Nino Burjanadze visited Moscow

By | February 24th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin and Nino Burjanadze, leader of Democratic Movement. TBILISI, DFWatch–Nino Burjanadze, leader of the Georgian opposition party Democratic Movement, recently visited Moscow and met with Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin. The parties did not disclose the topic of the meeting. Her party’s press […]

Nino Burjanadze declared ‘persona non grata’ by Ukraine

By | August 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

Nino Burjanadze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Nino Burjanadze, former speaker of the Georgian parliament who twice served as acting president, has been declared ‘persona non grata’ by Ukraine, according to a Tbilisi-based radio station. The reason is Burjanadze’s statements about Crimea […]

Georgian opposition parties call ruling coalition undemocratic

By | March 10th, 2014|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nino Burjanadze, leader of Democratic Movement, is one of the signatories of the statement. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Political parties not represented in parliament accuse the government of making one-sided decisions in relation to the Election Code. The opposition parties accuse the governing Georgian Dream coalition of anti-democratic actions when it last week […]

Burjanadze claims Saakashvili planned to attack Abkhazia in 2008

By | February 7th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Nino Burjanadze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A former speaker of parliament in Georgia claims that the government of then President Mikheil Saakashvili planned to attack the breakaway region Abkhazia in 2008. Nino Burjanadze, who was one of the leaders of the Rose Revolution in 2003 and now […]

Trial continues about May 26 dispersal

By | February 4th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Nino Burjanadze. (Interpresnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The trial about a brutal police dispersal of protesters on May 26, 2011, continued at Tbilisi City Court Monday with testimony by Nino Burjanadze, one of the leaders of the protest. While Burjanadze, leader of Democratic Movement, was in court giving […]

Burjanadze fined USD 36 600 for campaign financing violation

By | January 18th, 2014|Categories: Elections, News|Tags: , |

Nino Burjanadze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The State Audit Office in Georgia has fined the party led by opposition figure Nino Burjanadze, Democratic Movement, 65 000 lari (USD 36 600) for not declaring its finances in the election campaign. The State Audit Office, previously known as […]

Burjanadze thanks interior minister for not interfering

By | October 27th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Nino Burjanadze rallying supporters in Telavi October 24, 2013. (Photo published on Burjanadze’s Facebook page.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Nino Burjanadze, presidential candidate and leader of the Democratic Movement, on Saturday sent an open letter of thanks to the interior minister which was published by the media. A day before the election, she sent a ‘thank you’ letter […]

Audit Office claims found further violations by Burjanadze’s party

By | October 9th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Nino Burjanadze says her party will cooperate with the Audit Office. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The State Audit Office has again asked for documentation about the financial activity of presidential candidate Nino Burjanadze’s party. The Audit Office monitored the election campaign for two month between July 1 and September 9 and found […]

Burjanadze wants to punish ‘creators’ of 2008 war

By | October 8th, 2013|Categories: Elections '12-'13, News|Tags: |

Nino Burjanadze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Nino Burjanadze, presidential candidate for Democratic Movement, on Monday presented her election program. Burjanadze explained that the program contains all important areas for the country’s development, and foreign and domestic affairs. […]

Violations found in Burjanadze’s party

By | September 25th, 2013|Categories: Elections '12-'13, News|Tags: , |

Nino Burjanadze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The State Audit Office says it found violations in the financial declaration of the Democratic Movement party, the leader of which is presidential candidate Nino Burjanadze. According to the office, Burjanadze’s party recently started opening new […]

Burjanadze supporter detained by police

By | July 27th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – A supporter of a former government top who is now in the opposition was arrested Friday morning. For unknown reasons, Interior Ministry gave explanations for the arrest instead of Prosecutor’s office. Those two are different bodies, […]