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Friday, October 22, 2021, #206 (5010)

Ahead of Run-offs Tbilisi Mayoral Candidate Nika Melia Names shadow coalition cabinet

Nika Melia, the opposition candidate from the United National Movement for October 30 Tbilisi mayoral runoff, presented a shadow cabinet in cooperation with 5 opposition parties, Lelo, Girchi – More Freedom, Droa, European Georgia, and Nino Burjanadze's United Georgia – Democratic Movement. (more)

PM Garibashvili criticizes MEPs for calls about Saakashvili’s release

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has criticized MEP Raphael Glucksmann, a signatory of a joint letter stressing that the ‘judiciary is biased’ in Georgia and demanding ex-president Saakashvili’s release. (more)

ECHR finds appeals against Georgia over August war inadmissible


Opinion & Analysis

3rd President's Hunger Strike: Saakashvili’s Factor in Georgian Politics

The arrival of Mikheil Saakashvili in Georgia and the start of his hunger strike in custody brought significant changes in Georgian politics, which again became bipolar. (more)

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