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Monday, February 29, 2016, #040 (3574)

Opposition leader and ex-Minister Alex Petriashvili shot

One of the leaders of the parliamentary opposition Free Democrats (FD) and Georgia’s ex-Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Alex Petriashvili, survived after receiving three gunshot wounds by an unidentified person early on February 26. (more)

Minister: special group of Georgians will investigate military sex scandal in the Central African Republic

Georgia has set up a special investigative group which will arrive in the Central African Republic to investigate the alleged participation of Georgian peacekeepers in the sexual abuse of local minors. (more)

President names Deputy Defence Minister as his pick for Supreme Court judge


TBC Capital has two new directors


PM says OSCE’s role in Geneva international talks is crucial


The News in Brief

"Georgia still aspires to become a NATO – President" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

President says ‘our fight for freedom continues’ as Georgia marks Soviet Occupation Day

Georgia’s President, Giorgi Margvelashvili, said on February 25 - the day marking the Soviet Occupation of Georgia - that the battle for Georgia’s freedom is ongoing, and the country will definitely win the fight. (more)

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