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Amid crisis, Georgia moves to give president more powers

By | December 28th, 2012|Categories: Elections '12-'13, News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch — The governing Georgian Dream coalition suggests bringing forward a planned reform to give the president power to immediately dissolve parliament and announce a new parliamentary election. The powers are part of a package of constitutional […]

Ivanishvili claims right to appoint governors

By | November 5th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — The new government in Georgia has decided that from now on the Prime Minister will appoint and present governors to the president for confirmation. Currently, this is the prerogative of the president. A governor is appointed for each region […]