Georgian police dispersed peaceful protest against “foreign agents” bill, later withdrawn by ruling party. Civil society needs protection.
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Putin’s Rolodex of Fake States
Donetsk and Luhansk are the latest in a number of “fake states” in the former USSR. Putin has a rolodex full of them because he made them.
What Georgia And Armenia Protests Tell Us About Democracy
Patterns in Georgian and Armenian democracy protests are indicators of both countries’ democratic tolerance and liberalization.
Georgia’s civil society warns of ‘democratic backsliding and state capture’
Against the backdrop of Georgia’s invasion by Russia, a group of civil society organisations have warned the country is sliding into State capture.
Georgia’s political airwaves battle: civil society must seize the opportunity for electoral reform
A new front has been opened in Georgia’s political airwaves battle in the announcement of new channel an opportunity for electoral reform for civil society.
Are Reforms A ‘Huge Achievement’ For Georgia’s Angry Democracy?
Leader of Georgia’s ruling party said Monday that the ex-Soviet nation will hold the next parliamentary election based entirely on a proportionate system.
Georgia Police Use Teargas, Rubber Bullets Against Protesters
Police in Tbilisi fired rubber bullets and used teargas against thousands of nonviolent protesters outside the Georgian Parliament on June 20, 2019.
Youth, Political Parties, and Elections in Georgia
National Endowment for Democracy scheduled an event on Youth, Political Parties, and Elections in Georgia which took place on December 11, 2018.
Georgian Opposition Protests Alleged Election Irregularities
Tens of thousands of people Georgian opposition protested on Sunday against last week’s run-off presidential election, which they believe were rigged.
Georgian Runoff Vote to Decide Nation’s Presidency
Georgia’s presidency to be decided by runoff vote after French-born former Foreign Minister Salome Zurabishvili won the first round by a razor-thin margin.