Saturday, January 23 11:20 GMT+4 – 849 People Fined for Defying COVID-19 Regulations Georgian Interior Ministry has revealed 849 cases of disobeying regulations imposed against the spread of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. In particular, police have fined 111 citizens for defying isolation and/or quarantine rules, including those who violated the 21:00 – 05:00 […]
On January 22, the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs, and Estonian MEP Marina Kaljurand released separate statements in support of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) verdict that held Russia responsible for the breach of a number of articles of the European Convention in connection to the 2008 Russo-Georgian War. […]
As part of her official visit to Brussels, Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili met NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg today, ahead of the NATO-Georgia Commission meeting. During the joint press conference after the meeting, Secretary-General Stoltenberg listed secure communications, joint military exercises, enhancing maritime support and situational awareness, as some of the key priorities in NATO-Georgia relations. […]
Public Defender of Georgia Nino Lomjaria said on January 20 that a group of criminal strongmen in jails with ties to prison authorities “have been systematically carrying out verbal attacks, threats and aggression” against Ombudsperson monitors over the recent months, aiming to hinder monitoring activities. This, the Public Defender said, follows the publication of 2020 […]
The European Parliament (EP) adopted on January 20 resolutions on the implementation of the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), as well as of the Common Security and Defense Policy, both containing references to Georgia. The CFSP resolution calls on Moscow to “cease its occupation of the Georgian territories of Abkhazia and the Tskhinvali Region/South […]
Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili, who is on a two-day visit to Brussels, has met with EU officials earlier today. Tomorrow the Georgian President will meet with the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
Georgian top officials have stated that the country’s victory in the August 2008 war case against Russia in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is ‘historic and an enormous victory for the country.’
Energy projects have not been suspended in Georgia despite the pandemic, said Georgian Economy Minister Natia Turnava today adding that 670 MW worth of hydropower plants have either been put into operation or moved to the construction stage in 2020.
Georgia has won the 2008 war case against Russia in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). The court released its judgement earlier today which says that Russia violated several articles of the European Convention on Human rights during the conflict and carried out ethnic cleansing of Georgians. The court said that Russia is carrying out an effective […]
The Georgian Chief Prosecutor’s Office has released a surveillance video earlier today and said that one of the detainees in the high-profile Georgia-Azerbaijan border case Iveri Melashvili was forced to sign a border agreement in 2006 under the previous United National Movement government, which led to the forfeit of 3,500 hectares of lands against Georgia’s […]