The Parliament of Georgia led by the Georgian Dream party adopted the constitutional amendments with 115 votes in the first and second reading on 22 and 23 June without consent from the opposition parties. The parliament is about to adopt the changes after its third and final hearing. [Read more…]
Draft constitution amendments will allow only citizens of Georgia to buy agricultural lands. [Read more…]
Georgia’s political elites are engaged in heated debates over a number of issues they claim are of existential importance to the country. These circuses, in which different interest groups fight for their own elitist agendas, has very little relation to the views and needs of ordinary Georgians.
Georgia’s port city of Batumi on the shores of the Black Sea was shaken by spontaneous outrage on 11–12 March. Riots supposedly over the issuing of a parking ticket were rooted in a peculiar mixture of anti-police sentiments, ethno-nationalism, and social exclusion. [Read more…]