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Anano Kipiani

Anano is a policy analyst at CRRC Georgia.

Datablog | Few in Georgia know what the EUMM does

Only one in eight Georgians know what the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) in Georgia aims to achieve, with most reporting that they do not know what the mission’s function is. 

Datablog | Georgians more aware of EU membership status than ever before

A CRRC study found that more Georgians are aware than ever before that the country is not yet a member of the EU.

Datablog | The importance of remittances for Georgian households

Those Georgians whose households received remittances from abroad had a significant increase in economic wellbeing.

Datablog | Both religion and the county’s Soviet past contribute to Homophobia in Georgia

Religiosity appears to encourage homophobia — but so too does a communist past.


Datablog | Georgians are becoming more accepting of premarital sex

While Georgian society tends to find sex before marriage unacceptable for women, attitudes are slowly changing.

Datablog | Georgians want their government to support Ukraine

 The Russian invasion of Ukraine shook Georgia, and new polling from CRRC Georgia reveals the extent of the political fallout so far.

Datablog | Georgians are still conservative, but attitudes are slowly changing

Newly released data suggests that the public’s attitudes are changing about women having pre-marital sex and children out of wedlock.

Datablog | Almost everyone in Georgia believes in the supernatural

Survey data suggests that 91% of Georgians believe in either good luck charms, fortunetellers, faith healers, or horoscopes.