Saakashvili’s election campaign 2012

Tbilisi mayor plans to mortgage house to pay USD 30 000 bail

By | December 30th, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Tbilisi Mayor Gigi Ugulava plans to mortgage his house in order to pay the bail money in a corruption case. Ugulava was last week suspended by Tbilisi City Court. The mayor is charged with embezzlement of Tbilisi City Hall money and using it to […]

Further details about fraud at pro-Saakashvili campaign rallies

By | January 9th, 2013|Categories: Elections '12-'13, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — The Prosecutor’s Office has forwarded the National Audit Office results of its investigation into the National Movement Party’s eleven rallies last September. The rallies were held September 8 in different regions of the country to show off support. […]

Georgian leader holds ‘most grandiose event ever’

By | September 29th, 2012|Categories: Elections, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – The party currently in power in Georgia Friday organized a rally counting thousands at the national football stadium in Tbilisi. Majoritarian candidates and other members of the United National Movement party, as well as government officials, held […]

Saakashvili calls abuse videos a conspiracy

By | September 25th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili dedicated a long speech to recent events in the prison system in a speech while meeting with locals in the port city Batumi. He said it was a shock for him, meaning the footage aired on TV, which shows beating […]

Saakashvili’s campaign goes into high gear

By | September 10th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – The two largest political blocs in Georgia in the weekend showed off their support in the regions. United National Movement, the ruling party, Saturday held eleven rallies in ten towns as well as in Tbilisi. The first gathering started at 11:00 in […]

Saakashvili reaching out to Georgian youth

By | August 22nd, 2012|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili says the ruling party will have several 21 year-old candidates on their list for the upcoming parliament elections. Saakashvili today met students who have a summer job in the small Black Sea coastal town […]