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  • Media Coalition: State Uses Levers to Discredit Netgazeti, Batumelebi Outlets Jul 6, 2020
    Coalition for Media Advocacy, uniting local media watchdogs released a statement on July 6, saying the state bodies are using levers against Netgazeti and Batumelebi – two related online media outlets based in Tbilisi and Batumi, respectively – to discredit quality media. The Coalition reiterated calls on the government to respect the work of media […]
  • Late School Principal’s Son, Suspended from Work by Justice Ministry, Files Lawsuit in Constitutional Court  Jul 6, 2020
    Bachana Shengelia, a Georgian notary and son of Ia Kerzaia, the late principal of Public School N6 in Zugdidi, has filed a lawsuit in the Constitutional Court of Georgia against the amendment made to the Justice Minister’s order on May 22. According to the amendment, the notary will be suspended from office for a term […]
  • EU Special Representative Toivo Klaar Concludes Georgia Visit Jul 6, 2020
    Toivo Klaar, the European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia (EUSR), who visited Tbilisi on July 1-6, said he had “very useful discussions over five days with Georgian officials, civil society and international representatives.” Klaar’s visit to Georgia came as the 51st round of Geneva International Discussions, which is […]
  • Abkhazia, Tskhinvali Graduates to Enroll in Georgian Universities without Examinations Jul 6, 2020
    School graduates from Abkhazia and Tskhinvali/South Ossetia regions will be enrolled at their desired universities in the Tbilisi-controlled territory without participating in unified nationwide entry exams, according to the decision of the Georgian Government, Education Ministry said on July 6. The aspiring students will receive full tuition funding, that covers the students’ four-year tuition fees […]
  • Hungarian FM Péter Szijjártó Visits Tbilisi Jul 6, 2020
    The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, Péter Szijjártó, is paying a visit to Georgia on July 6, making him the first high-ranking foreign official to travel to Georgia during the novel coronavirus pandemic. At a news briefing following the meeting with Hungarian Foreign Minister, Georgia’s chief diplomat Davit Zalkaliani hailed Hungary as “the […]


  • 3 women disappear near occupation line Jul 5, 2020
    Three women have disappeared near the occupation line close to Enguri Bridge connecting the occupied Abkhazia region with the rest of Georgia.
  • Georgia reports 5 more coronavirus cases in past 24 hours, 3 recover Jul 5, 2020
    Five more people have tested positive for coronavirus in Georgia, increasing the total number of confirmed cases to 951 during the past 24 hours. Head and Deputy Head of the Georgian National Centre for Disease Control Amiran Gamkrelidze said the three new cases are ‘imported’ as two of the infected individuals are truck drivers.
  • Hungarian Foreign Minister will visit Georgia tomorrow Jul 5, 2020
    Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto will visit Grotgia tomorrow, on July 6.Szijjarto will be the first foreign official to visit Georgia after the lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Russian occupying forces allegedly kidnap Georgian citizen close to Enguri Bridge Jul 4, 2020
    Russian occupying forces allegedly kidnapped a 21-year-old Georgian man on Tbilisi-controlled area close to Enguri Bridge, which is the only crossing-point connecting the occupied Abkhazia with the rest of Georgia.
  • EU Special Representative for South Caucasus meets Georgian officials in Tbilisi Jul 4, 2020
    The European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus Toivo Klaar and Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani discussed the security and humanitarian situation in the Russian-occupied Abkhazia and Tskhinvali regions yesterday.
  • Georgian top officials send best wishes to US on Independence Day Jul 4, 2020
    Top Georgian officials have sent their best wishes to the United States on its 244th Independence Day, praising the strategic partnership between Georgia and the US. The US Embassy to Georgia invites everyone in Tbilisi to enjoy fireworks from Mtatsminda Park at 10 p.m. tonight  where the TV tower will light up in the colours of […]

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