The European Georgia Party, the largest opposition grouping in Georgia’s parliament, has lost its status as the parliamentary minority after two more MPs left the ruling party. [Read more…]
Russia has warned Georgia that it needs to choose between a ‘friendly regional atmosphere in the South Caucasus or a Euro-Atlantic agenda’, as attempts to do both may result in ‘the most serious consequences’. The comments were made by Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin, who said that ‘if military NATO activity develops in the South Caucasus, sooner or later this will lead to problems’. [Read more…]
A former employee of the Georgian Justice Ministry has gone on hunger strike after the ministry failed to rehire him despite the courts ruling he must be given back his job. [Read more…]
Around 120 workers at an aircraft manufacturing factory in Tbilisi have gone on strike after negotiations with the company’s management failed. [Read more…]
Over 200 people gathered in the Georgian capital Tbilisi on Sunday for a meeting in opposition to a gold mine in the village of Ieli, in the historical mountain region of Svaneti.
As the issuance of new passports continues in Abkhazia, many non–ethnic Abkhaz — ethnic Armenians, Russians, Georgians, and others — fear the reason behind the new regulations is to deprive them of citizenship.
Georgia has adopted a new law on occupational safety granting inspectors new powers to inspect all workplaces in the country without a court order or giving prior warning. [Read more…]
The ruling Georgian Dream Party has lost its constitutional majority in parliament after three MPs left the party and the parliamentary majority grouping over parliament’s failure to pass two bills. [Read more…]
The Chair and Deputy Chair of TBC Bank Group PLC, which owns one of Georgia's largest banks, TBC, have resigned. The resignations followed a demand from the Georgian National Bank a week ago that they go, due to an ongoing investigation into possible money laundering.