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Thursday, January 13, 2022, #006 (5066)

Court Found Lelo Leaders Guilty of Fraud, Prison Term Waived

Founders of TBC Bank and current leaders of the Lelo opposition party Mamuka Khazaradze and Badri Japaridze, as well as Avtandil Tsereteli, then owner of LTDs Samgori M and Samgori Trade were found guilty of fraud by Tbilisi City Court on 12th of January. (more)

Russia does not have veto power on NATO enlargement, US senators say

Members of the US Senate NATO Observer Group have sent a letter to US President Joe Biden, urging him to convey support for the security and freedom of eastern European allies at the NATO-Russia Council meeting scheduled this week. (more)

Court Says Publication of Saakashvili's Footage Served Protecting State Security


Opinion & Analysis

The main events of 2021 in Georgia

2021 turned out to be a difficult year for Georgia - the coronavirus pandemic, impoverished population, political polarization, and the rise of authoritarian tendencies within the country, complicating the international situation. (more)

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