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...

Russia Boycotts International Nuclear Security Summit

Russia has opted to boycott an upcoming nuclear security summit to discuss...

UK Foreign Secretary Calls Russia Main Threat to International Peace

UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Wednesday called Russia...

Spy Chief Says Fewer Georgian Citizens Joining ISIS

The number of Georgian citizens volunteering to fight for ISIS in Syria and Iraq has significantly...

Georgia’s Prime Minister Talks EU, Russia Relations with CNN

In an interview with CNN International, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili reiterated...

Pankisi Imams Refuse to Recognize Child Marriages

The issue of child marriages has recently come to the attention of the Georgian government, who has been...

US Congress Proposes Bill Recognizing Georgia’s Territorial Integrity

Members of the United States Congress on Thursday proposed a resolution that would legally bind...

Ukraine in Desperate Need of Democracy

In November 2013 people started gathering on the main square of Kiev...

Serving the Eternal: Ogden on Church and Politics

Whenever the Patriarch sticks his oar into politics, it causes a mad scramble...

Russia Kisses Syria Goodbye. Mission Accomplished?

On March 14 President Putin announced that Russian military forces were...

Obama’s Foreign Policy

As President Obama’s time in office comes to a close, his supporters and...