Vladimir Putin

Putin received the highest percentage of votes in Georgia’s two breakaway regions

By | March 21st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Abkhazia’s de facto president Raul Khajimba at a precinct opened in the breakaway region for voting the Russian presidential election. (Ekhokavkaza.) TBILISI, DFWatch–In two enclaves carved out of neighboring Georgia, Vladimir Putin received the highest percentage of votes in the Russian presidential election: 94 percent of votes in Abkhazia and 93 percent in South Ossetia. The two regions which both have a heavy Russian […]

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, […]

Two Russian bikers turn up at May 9 event in Georgia despite ban

By | May 9th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Two members of the notorious Russian motorcycle gang Night Wolves turned up in Tbilisi’s Vake Park on Tuesday for the May 9 commemoration of victory over Nazism in World War II, despite the gang’s members being banned from entering Georgia. […]

Russian bikers denied entry to Georgia for WWII commemoration

By | May 4th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Nearly 50 Russian pro-Kremlin bikers were stopped at the border on Wednesday as they were trying to enter Georgia in connection with an annual tour to commemorate the end of World War II. The bikers were not given an explanation for why they were denied entry, […]

Putin meets with leader of Georgian breakaway region

By | June 1st, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: , |

Leonid Tibilov. TBILISI, DFWatch–Russian President Vladimir Putin was set to meet the de facto president of South Ossetia on Monday in Moscow. According to the press office of the South Ossetian leader Leonid Tibilov, the two plan to discuss bilateral relations and cooperation […]

Georgian Lawyer’s Association chair attacked by rebel members

By | February 28th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Zaza Khatiashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–In Georgian Lawyer’s Association, some of the members have started procedures to dismiss their chairman. The rebel members claim the reason is that Zaza Khatiashvili is a supporter of the former ruling party, the National Movement, and also that he […]

Abashidze-Karasin talks planned for March 4 in Prague

By | February 24th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Zurab Abashidze (left), the Georgian Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Russian Relations, and Gregory Karasin, Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The next meeting between Russian and Georgian negotiators might take place on March 4 or 5. Zurab Abashidze, the Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Russian Relations, told Interpressnews that the meeting will be held in Prague. At this […]

Georgia and Russia to discuss top level meeting

By | February 13th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Grigory Karasin, Russian Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Negotiators for Georgia and Russia are to discuss the possibility of holding a top level meeting between the presidents of the two countries. Gregory Karasin, Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister of Russia, said on Wednesday that his next meeting with […]

Georgian PM ready for direct talks with Russian leaders

By | February 12th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili says he is ready to have direct dialogue with Russian leaders. Gharibashvili’s statement was a response to Russian President Vladimir Putin, who said on Monday that he is willing to meet with President […]

Georgian president to carefully study Putin’s offer to meet

By | February 11th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

President of Georgia, Giorgi Margvelashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian president says he will ‘carefully and seriously analyze’ a statement made by Russian President Vladimir Putin about a possible meeting between the two of them. When Georgian journalists attending the Sochi Winter Olympics asked Putin about […]

Anti-Putin protests in Yerevan

By | December 2nd, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

(Photo: lur.am.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Armenians protested on Liberty Square in Yerevan Monday against Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, who is visiting. Blognews Armenia informs that the protesters brought posters reading ‘Stop Russia’, ‘Serzh the Betrayer’ and shouted ‘Stop Russia’ […]

Putin visiting Armenia

By | December 2nd, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , , |

Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Yerevan today for the first time in five years. Russian media report that during his visit, Putin will meet with his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan. There will also be held a Russia-Armenia regional […]