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Friday, February 19, 2021, #034 (4838)

Gakharia resigns, international partners react to ongoing events

Giorgi Gakharia announced his decision to resign as Georgian Prime Minister yesterday. (more)

GD nominates Defense Minister Gharibashvili as PM candidate for second term

The Georgian Dream ruling party has nominated former PM, current Defense Minister Irakli Garibashvili, 39, as prime ministerial candidate earlier yesterday, following the resignation of Giorgi Gakharia over UNM chair Nika Melia’s coming sentencing on 18th of February. (more)

EU, US Embassy call to avoid escalation


Special Commission of Georgian Parliament to investigate possible election violations


Opinion & Analysis

Georgian politics from the European perspective

The European Commission's annual report on Georgia's implementation of the Association Agreement identifies key issues in Georgian politics - a flawed electoral and justice system, as well as sharp polarization - both in politics and in the media. (more)

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