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...

Never Waste a Good Crisis

Achieving economic independence from Russia will be costly in the short-term...

Trade Deficit Shrinks, as Exports, Tourism & Remittances Show Strong Growth

ISET-PI has updated its forecast of Georgia’s real GDP growth rate for the second quarter of 2019...

Hatchets Not Buried

They kill us and…nothing! They kill and then leave the bloodstained place unharmed...

The Less You Know, the Better You Sleep

Atruly terrifying book- is how The Washington Post escribes David Satter’s...

NATO on Georgia’s Mind Before Warsaw Summit

On May 24-25, Georgia’s Defense Ministry (MoD) hosted its 10th Defense and Security...

Ukraine’s Savchenko Berates Lawmakers in Defiant Speech

Ukrainian servicewoman and former prisoner of war Nadya Savchenko...

Germany Spurns Turkey’s Protests, Officially Recognizes Armenian Genocide

Germany’s Bundestag, the lower house of parliament, on Tuesday adopted...

EU Tables Decision on Visa-Liberalization for Georgia

The European Union on Wednesday delayed a decision on implementing its visa...

Ex-Separatist Leader Launches Party Aimed at Restoring Russia’s Empire

Igor Girkin, a former commander and self-declared defense minister...

French President Hollande Supports Georgia’s Visa Free Regime with EU

French President Francois Hollande said at a Tuesday meeting with...

South Ossetia’s Rebel Government Delays Referendum on Joining Russia

The separatist government of Georgia’s breakaway South Ossetia...

Slovak President Visits Georgia to Open Joint Business Forum

Slovak President Andrej Kiska is making his first visit to Georgia to take part...