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...

Massive Car Bomb in Turkish Capital Kills Dozens

 A massive car bomb detonated Sunday evening in the heart of Turkey’s...

Fresh Clashes Break Out at Tbilisi State University

Fresh clashes broke out at Tbilisi State University on Monday...

Russian Troops Build New Road on South Ossetia Contact Line

Russian border guards have begun building a new road immediately adjacent...

Rights Group Blames Russia, Kadyrov for Journalist Attack

The US-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has laid blame squarely...

Georgia, Abkhazia, South Ossetia in Prisoner Exchange

Georgia’s central authorities on Thursday exchanged 18 prisoners under their custody...

Armenian-Abkhaz Relations off the Rails?

The issue of Armenia has become more active in the occupied territory...

Georgian President Slams Russia for Support of Separatists

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili harshly criticized Russia for its continued support ...

Look Who Never Went Away

The latest extraordinary statement by Georgia’s prime-minister about...

Ambassador Thomas Pickering on the Decisions Made about Russia

Ambassador Thomas Pickering served more than four decades as a US diplomat...

Journalists Attacked and Beaten in Russia’s North Caucasus

A group of international journalists and human rights activists were reportedly attacked...