Zugdidi

A shopping mall near the Abkhazian border offers services to people on both sides

By | March 31st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

The hypermarket. (DFWatch.) ZUGDIDI, DFWatch–A five hectare shopping mall in Rukhi, only meters from the administrative border line (ABL) with breakaway Abkhazia, is doing good business, says its director David Machavariani, speaking to DFWatch. “Of course, the idea has justified itself, as [the mall] allows people to have more access to the services closer to their homes. […]

UNM and GD won one contest each in repeat election

By | October 24th, 2016|Categories: Elections|Tags: , , , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The National Movement yesterday won the repeat election in a precinct in the south of Georgia, while Georgian Dream won in the western Zugdidi area. But the UNM candidate didn’t win by more than 50% at the 48th precinct in Marneuli, […]

Saakashvili’s wife withdraws from Georgian runoff election, citing fraud

By | October 23rd, 2016|Categories: Elections|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s former first lady Sandra Roelofs is withdrawing from the runoff election for parliament in Zugdidi, after the repeat ballot in three of Zugdidi’s precincts reveals that her opponent from the Georgian Dream is leading by a significant margin. […]

[Updated] Bokeria, Melia, other UNM members attacked, beaten in Samegrelo

By | May 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Nika Melia (center) and Tengiz Gunava, MP, (right) in Kirtskheli after the incident. (2030) Tblisi, DFWatch- Members of the opposition United National Movement, including several high profile figures at the party, were brutally beaten in Samegrelo on Sunday. The scuffle broke out in Kortskheli, a village near Zugdidi, administrative center of Samegrelo-Zemo […]

One man dead in building collapse in Zugdidi

By | October 28th, 2014|Categories: In brief|Tags: , , , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–One man died as a result of a building collapse in western Georgia Monday night. A water reservior burst in the office of the State Security Agency in the town Zugdidi, near the Abkhazian region. The victim is head of department Zviad Lagvilava. […]