Tornike Sharashenidze

Georgians disappointed with the govt, but don’t trust the opposition

By | May 14th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

If the government can’t acknowledge that their popularity is dropping then we are dealing with an even worse situation, says Tornike Sharashenidze, Professor at GIPA. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgians are disappointed with the government, lack confidence in the opposition and are worried about the situation in the country – these are the main findings of a recent poll published by the National Democratic Institute (NDI). Judging […]

Religious Radicals – the Biggest Threat to Georgia’s Democracy

By | May 20th, 2013|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , |

Tornike Sharashenidze is professor and head of MA Program of International Affairs at the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs. These shameful events posed new questions (or rather question marks) for the Georgian democracy. The country has achieved a lot since the collapse of the Soviet Union. It has effectively fought crime and corruption; it has managed to change its government through peaceful […]