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...

Mayoral Candidates Vote in Local Elections

“I cast my vote in order for our city to be ecologically clean, with no chaotic construction work...

Georgian PM, President Vote in Local Elections

The Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili arrived at the polling station ...

Georgian President Signs New Edition of Constitution

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili signed amendments made to the constitution...

Georgian PM’s Address Promises Fair Local Elections

Ahead the October 21 Municipal Elections in Georgia, the Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili...

Russia & an Independent Kurdistan

Often, a simple look at the geographic map of a country...

Friends of Russia & Int’l Back Scratching

The alleged independence of Catalonia was announced in occupied Sokhumi...

Georgia’s Culture of “Breakthrough” Celebrations

This year, Tbilisi celebrated the EU’s decision to pursue an “open-door”...

Lithuanian Ambassador on Georgia’s EU Aspirations

Lithuania is one of the more resilient strategic partners that Georgia...

Keeping the Good Status Quo

Every so often, I hear that the Government of Georgia is not even...

De Facto South Ossetian Foreign Minister Pays “Working Visit” to Italy

The de facto Foreign Minister of Georgia’s Russian-backed South Ossetia...