Givi Silagadze

Givi is a Researcher at CRRC Georgia.

Datablog | What do the ‘tragic consequences’ of colour revolutions actually look like?

While Russian rhetoric warns against the supposed negative consequences of colour revolutions, their actual impacts appear to be broadly positive. 

Datablog | Democratic hypocrisy in Tbilisi

A CRRC Georgia survey found that people living in Tbilisi were more willing to accept democracy-eroding policies if they believed that their preferred party was in power. 

Datablog | Are individual Georgians politically polarised?

CRRC investigated whether growing political polarisation in Georgia could be seen at the individual level.

Datablog | How do Georgians feel about the influx of Russians?

CRRC data suggests that most Georgians are concerned about the migration of Russians to Georgia.

Datablog | How has Georgia changed in the last decade?

Georgians tend to believe that poverty, crime, and corruption have increased in the last decade, while affordable healthcare has become more accessible. But public data does not always match these assessments.

Datablog | Georgian politics leave many feeling alienated

Data suggests that 51% of the public believes they don’t have a say in what the government does.

Datablog | Most Georgians believe that Georgia is not a democracy

The share of Georgians who believe that their country is a democracy is at its lowest in a decade.

Datablog | Who is pro-Russian in Georgia

While a majority of Georgia’s public holds pro-Western views, a sizeable minority hold pro-Russian attitudes. 

Datablog | How does Georgia’s democracy compare with countries granted EU candidacy?

The Georgian Government officially applied for EU membership on 3 March 2022, after previously not planning to do so until 2024.

Datablog | Georgia’s partisan division in support for Ukraine

Supporters of Georgian Dream are less supportive of Georgia joining sanctions or the government being more vocal in supporting the government of Ukraine. 

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