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Georgian security chief says there is ‘insufficient evidence’ of plot on PM’s life

Kobakhidze said in May that one of the EU commissioners threatened to share the fate of the Slovak prime minister.

President’s Nykhas party wins South Ossetia parliamentary election

The Nykhas party has secured at least 13 seats in the 34-seat parliament.

Georgia’s Alt Info to run in elections with Alliance of Patriots

Georgian authorities previously de-registered Alt Info’s own party.

Editor detained at Tbilisi airport after confronting MP

The speaker of the parliament, Shalva Papuashvili, stated that the incident in the airport was ‘staged for the media’.

Georgian activist beaten up hours after Speaker accuses him of ‘terrorising’ MPs

A campaign of violence and intimidation against government critics is continuing following the passage of the foreign agent law.

Podcast | ‘Greenwashing’ in Azerbaijan and COP29

Journalist Arzu Geybulla and environmental activist Javid Gara discuss the upcoming COP29 conference in Azerbaijan.

UNM to appoint new party chair

Tina Bokuchava will take over as party chair, replacing Levan Khabeishvili, who has proven controversial since his election.

Washington sanctions ‘dozens’ over Georgia’s foreign agent law

According to the US State Department, this was the first tranche of the list of people who were sanctioned.

Georgian parliament strips four journalists of accreditations

The journalists were reportedly banned for pressing MPs to answer questions.

Georgian Dream to introduce queerphobic legislation

The legislative package is expected to have its final reading in the autumn.