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...

Who Are You Voting For? Make the Right New Year’s Resolution

This is one of the most indiscreet questions one could ask...

US New Containment Policy Against Russia: Now in the Former Soviet Space

The confrontation between Russia and the US across the former Soviet...

US Department of State Lists Georgia Among Safest Countries for Travel

The United States Department of State issued a new system this week to inform citizens on the safety and security...

Former Head of NGO Becomes President's Parliamentary Secretary

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has appointed Ana Natsvlishvili as his parliamentary secretary....

The System of Justice Remains our "Achilles' heel” - President Margvelashvili

It is the system of justice that remains the “Achilles heel” of Georgia since its independence, President Giorgi...

The Economic Interconnectedness of the South Caucasus

Looking at the history of Russia over the past centuries, one constant peculiarity...

Calls for Prisoners to be Freed Following Protests in Iran

It was announced last week that the violent protests that accumulated...

Georgia’s Deputy Prosecutor General: Saakashvili’s Extradition is Up to Ukraine

Deputy Chief Prosecutor Giorgi Gogadze says that Georgia’s ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili’s extradition is now up to Ukraine...

Tbilisi Court Finds Ex-President Saakashvili Guilty of Abuse of Power

The judge of Tbilisi City Court, Giorgi Arevadze, has found former president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili guilty of abuse of power ...

Patriarch Ilia II's 85th Birthday

Georgia’s Catholicos Patriarch Ilia II turned 85 years-old today. Born on January 4, 1932 in Vladikavkaz...