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...

Ukraine’s Anti-Secession Strategy- Russian, Georgian or Moldovan Way?

Three general strategies can be defined from the post-Soviet anti-secession...

StratCom and Russian (Not So) Soft Power

NATO Week, the ninth of its kind, took off in Georgia on April 4 with...

Dutch PM: Aspirant Countries Should Anchor to Both Russia AND Europe

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, currently holding the European Council...

Russia Sitting Pretty: Ogden on Georgia Walking the Political Tightrope

Had Socrates been in Georgia in August 2008, no doubt he’d have...

2016 Parliamentary Elections – The Great Political Shootout for Power

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili announced Tuesday at a special briefing...

Armenian, Azeri Forces Cling to Tenuous Nagorno-Karabakh Ceasefire

After four days of intense fighting that left up to 70 people dead...

Russia Has More to Lose than South Ossetia if it Allows Unification with the North

The De-facto leader of occupied South Ossetia started talking about...

Georgia’s President Sets Parliamentary Elections for October 8

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelasvili announced Tuesday at a special briefing...

Georgia Ready to Mediate Ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh

Georgian authorities announced late Monday that they are ready to act as a mediator between...

Ivanishvili’s Vast Offshore Holdings Exposed in Panama Papers Leak

The massive Panama Papers leak by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project...