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Russian lawmakers demand punishment of Georgia for joining EU sanctions

By | July 21st, 2016|Categories: Economy|Tags: , , |

Ian Zelinsky represents the far-right LDP party, which is led by Vladimir Zhirinovsky. ( TBILISI, DFWatch–A group of lawmakers in the Russian Duma are preparing to demand that the Kremlin take punitive measures against Georgia for joining the European Union’s economic sanctions against Russia. The Duma’s foreign relations committee is working […]

Russia expands sanctions list, but Georgia not included

By | August 15th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Russia has expanded the list of countries subject to trade embargo, but Georgia is not on the list. The move comes as a response to new sanctions by Western countries against Russia and includes Albania, Montenegro, Iceland […]

Georgia not planning to join new sanctions on Russia

By | August 6th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

Irakli Garibashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia is not planning to join another round of sanctions against Russia, Prime Minister Garibashvili said on Thursday. The sanctions were imposed by European countries as punishment for Russia’s annexation of Crimea last year. Garibashvili […]

Georgian FM criticized for not clearly supporting Russia sanctions

By | August 10th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s foreign minister is criticized by opponents for saying that the economic sanctions against Russia will not solve the Ukraine crisis. The minister says she was misinterpreted. Maia Panjikidze on Thursday said that sanctions against Russia […]