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Tata Shoshiashvili

Before joining OC Media as a reporter, Tata worked as a journalist in the Georgian newspaper Resonance for over two years. She is interested in politics, social issues and especially everything related to the Caucasus region. Writing is Tata’s outlet to relax and she believes she has found her dream profession in journalism.

Russia and Armenia agree on withdrawal of border guards

Russia’s presidential press secretary said that troops will remain on the borders with Turkey and Iran at Armenia’s request.

Georgian Dream to create database of ‘undesirables’

Georgian Dream plans on establishing a database of people involved in or publicly supporting ‘violence’ during protests.

Ivanishvili touts conspiracy theories at massive pro-government rally in Tbilisi

Tens of thousands of people were bussed in to the capital for Georgian Dream’s demonstration.

EU Parliament calls for sanctions against Bidzina Ivanishvili

The resolutions also appear to threaten Georgians’ access to visa-free travel in the EU.

Georgian Dream eliminates taxes on offshore assets brought to Georgia

Some have argued that the changes could be an attempt by Bidzina Ivanishvili to avoid future Western sanctions.

Georgian foreign agent law protester Lazare Grigoriadis sentenced to nine years

Grigoriadis was convicted of attacking a police officer and arson during the March 2023 protests against Georgia’s draft foraging agent law.

US State Department says to ‘stay tuned’ for possible Georgia sanctions

Miller was asked if the US would repeat a threat made last year to sanctioned MPs who voted for the foreign agent bill.

Georgian civil servants ‘pressured’ to promote foreign agent bill

Georgian Dream has faced backlash for reintroducing the controversial legislation.

Georgian foreign agent bill passes first stage in parliament

Parliament’s Bureau gave the legislation the go-ahead to proceed amidst noisy protests outside the building.

Georgian parliament rushes amendments to abolish gender quotas

The hearings on gender quotas in parliamentary election lists were rushed through amidst clashes and sexist comments.