Tbilisi Taxi Reform: Will It Work?

In the summer of 2019, Tbilisi City Hall came up with a new initiative...

Global Slowdown & Geopolitical Tensions May Affect Georgia’s Growth Expectations

ISET-PI has updated its forecast of Georgia’s real GDP growth rate for the third and fourth quarters of 2019...

Your Guest Is My Guest, or Why Tourism Is Not a Zero-Sum Game

The share of “transit tourists” (those who continue from Georgia to a neigbor country) in the total is not very high...

Georgian Wine Industry: Implications of a Russian Embargo

Russia has certain economic leverage over Georgia, as last year Georgian exports to Russia accounted...

Russia Expels Exact Same Number of British Diplomats

It has been a rather eventful week for UK - Russia relations, to say the least. The UK’s Foreign Secretary...

The Latest on the UK - Russian Spy Scandal

In response to the UK Prime Minister’s expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats, the leader of the opposition...

Russian Occupation in Georgia Condemned by NATO

NATO’s annual report has condemned Russia’s occupation of Georgian territory, using it as another example...

De Facto Abkhazia Says Direct Dialogue Possible if Non-Force Agreement Signed

Georgia’s breakaway region of Abkhazia has said it is prepared to open direct dialogue...

The Kvirikashvili Initiative & Georgia’s Overblown Sense of Political Self-Importance

On March 9, Georgia’s PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili called on the Russian Federation...

A Woman President?

The governmental party is looking for their presidential candidate...

MEP Mamikins Assesses the Visa-Liberalization & Russian Relations

Are Georgia’s visa liberalization woes real or are they a product of speculation and political rhetoric...

A Pilfered Corpse

Even the Patriarch, the wisest among living Georgian men, exposed his fatherly worry...

What Could Putin’s Re-Election Mean for Georgia

This Sunday, Russia will be choosing a president. The likely winner is the incumbent leader...

The Brazen Bear & the UK Poisonings

I’m not much of a scientist and have only two accomplishments in the lab to my name...