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 philologist and government critic reports masked group gathered outside house

Levan Berdzenishvili, a prominent philologist and former Soviet dissident, has faced criticism from both far-right groups and the ruling party in recent months.

What an opposition win in Turkey could mean for the Caucasus

A change in Turkey’s political trajectory could have aftershocks across the South Caucasus.

Queer ‘propaganda’ bill to be submitted to Georgian parliament

Details of the legislation have yet to be made public; but the move echoes a Russian queer propaganda law passed in 2013.

Georgian prosecutors reopen high-profile suicide case after investigator claims foul play

Tamar Bachaliashvili disappeared on 18 July 2020. She was found dead in her car after a four-day search.

Demonstration outside Tbilisi court as foreign agent law protesters go on trial

Laraze Grigoriadis and Tornike Akopashvili face years behind bars if convicted of violence towards police during the demonstrations.

Georgian Dream triumphs in by-election after running practically unopposed

Opposition parties gave several reasons for refusing to take part in by-elections for parliament and several local government posts.

Georgian PM to speak at conservative conference in Hungary

The organisers of the CPAC conference in Budapest praised Irakli Gharibashvili for his stance against queer rights.

Head of Armenian Community of Georgia reportedly attacked in the street

Artur Mirzoyan connected the attack to events planned to mark Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day.

Georgia arrests ‘Islamic State commander’ in Tbilisi

If the crime is proven, Malkhaz Paksashvili faces 10 to 17 years in prison.

Parents of children with rare genetic disorder protest lack of medicine

The parents have been protesting continuously to demand the state provide the medicine needed to treat their children.

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