Tata Shoshiashvili

Before joining OC Media as a reporter, Tata worked as a journalist in Georgian newspaper Resonance for over 2 years. She is interested in politics, and especially everything related to the North Caucasus. Writing is Tata’s outlet to relax and she believes she has found her dream profession in journalism.

Georgian government revokes controversial Racha hunting license

The announcement came following weeks of protests against the leasing of large areas of Racha’s forests to a private company.

Former UNM chair Nika Melia ‘no longer’ a member of the party

Melia has yet to comment on whether he has formally left the party.

New poll gives Georgian Dream 25% support

Parliamentary elections are due to be held in Georgia in October 2024.

Georgian Dream scrambles to apologise to China over president’s comments

President Salome Zurabishvili appeared to suggest the Chinese Premier, Xi Jinping, should face prosecution for the genocide of the Uyghurs.

UNM’s British political consultant denied entry into Georgia

Ben Mallet was refused entry to Georgia with a general argument, according to which he does not meet the ‘other’ requirements defined by the Georgian legislation.

South Ossetia returns captured Georgian national

Levan Dotiashvili was captured on Monday by Russian border guards while trying to reach a disputed church.

Rights defenders raise concerns as Georgia introduces mandatory pre-abortion consultations

Georgia has introduced mandatory counselling with a psychologist and social worker prior to the procedure.

Man paraded in dress through village in eastern Georgia over alleged sexual assault

Three people were charged for ‘humiliating’ and ‘hurting his honour and dignity’.

Two opposition figures shot at in southern Georgia within days of each other

An activist for Georgia’s largest opposition party was shot and wounded in Marneuli, in an attack that local party members claim was politically motivated.

What was behind the North Caucasus’ antisemitic surge?

After a series of antisemitic events in the North Caucasus, the factors contributing to mass violence remain cause for debate.  

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