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...

Energy Minister: Concern Regarding Gazprom Wrong

Georgia’s Energy Minister has told reporters that the concern created in relation to Gazprom...

De-facto Abkhazia Joins Russia’s Sanctions Against Turkey

The de-facto government of the occupied Abkhazia region has joined the Russians...

President: Voters Should Not Have to Choose Between Bad and Worse

Giorgi Margvelashvili stated on Gurjaani TV, the core issue for strengthening democracy is not a change of government but...

Aliyev: “Tensions between Russia and Turkey Undesirable”

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said that the strained Turkish-Russian...

Authorities Promise to Reduce Radicalism by Frequently Visiting Pankisi Gorge

Georgian authorities visited Pankisi Gorge, which is considered one of the recruiting territories...

US Expert: Russian Gas Import May Negatively Impact Georgia-U.S. Relations

Blank says he cannot see any need for Russian or Iranian gas while Azerbaijan provides Georgia with sufficient...

BBC: Thursday Paris Attack Suspect Claimed to be Georgian

BBC reports it is not clear if he was among the many migrants who arrived in Germany in 2015...

David Zalkaliani Appointed First Deputy Foreign Minister

The MFA says Davit Zalkaliani was chosen due to his broad diplomatic experience...

Norwegian Media: Georgian Diplomats Leading in Unpaid Parking Fines

Diplomatic immunity protecting foreign diplomats prevents the local government from...

Georgia a Significant Contributor in Afghanistan

It was Georgian soldiers who were on the first patrol out of the gate at Bagram...