Tag: Georgia

September 27, 2022

Ministry of Internal Affairs decided to deploy a mobilization point on the border with Georgia

Ministry of Internal Affairs: mobilization point of the military registration and enlistment office to be placed on the border with Georgia in the near future The flow of transport towards Georgia is growing, the Ministry of Internal Affairs noted. The department decided to take a number of measures to reduce the risks of conflicts and illegal behavior at the border, including deploying a mobilization point […]

September 26, 2022

Opposition MP announced Georgia’s plans to close the border with Russia

Opposition deputy announced Georgia's plans to close the border for men from Russia Representatives of the Georgian authorities did not confirm the words of the deputy from the opposition 756641397039415.jpg 673w” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/5/41/756641397039415.jpg" alt="An opposition MP announced Georgia's plans to close the border with Russia" />< /p> From September 26, the Georgian […]

September 14, 2022

The ruling party of Georgia responded to the calls of Kyiv to open a “second front”

The ruling party of Georgia allowed a referendum after Kyiv's calls to open a “second front” The position of the Georgian authorities is unchanged: they oppose the opening of a second front against Russia in the country. But amid calls from Kyiv, Tbilisi is ready to hold a referendum to find out if the people agree with it, Kobakhidze said < img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/3/97/756630877139973.png" alt="Georgian […]

September 8, 2022

Mitya Aleshkovsky was expelled from Georgia to Armenia

Aleshkovsky lives in Tbilisi with his family, but flew to Yerevan for two days. According to his mother, historian Tamara Eidelman, the border guards did not explain the reason and simply sent him back. 673w” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > Mitya Aleshkovsky Journalist and philanthropist Mitya Aleshkovsky (recognized as a foreign agent) was deported from Georgia to Yerevan, where […]

August 17, 2022

Georgia demanded to introduce a visa regime for Russians

Photo: pixabay.com More than 20 largest NGOs in Georgia demanded that the ruling Georgian Dream party and the government introduce a visa regime for Russians . The newspaper Kommersant writes about this. Georgian NGOs are concerned about the latest statistics from the National Tourism Administration, which indicate an influx of Russian travelers. The official letter from representatives of the NGOs states that in the first […]

August 14, 2022

Borrell pointed out to Georgia “failures” in reforms on the way to European integration

GEU Diplomacy Lava Borrell speaks of Georgia's “failures” in reforms for European integration Georgia is implementing reforms in difficult conditions, there are difficulties in important areas – in relation to human rights and the rule of law, Borrell believes. He stressed that official Tbilisi should comply with the stated goals ” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/1010xH/media/img/6/71/756604223004716.webp 1010w" […]

July 11, 2022

Large gas field discovered in Georgia

Photo: Gennady Cherkasov Head of the State Oil and Gas Agency of Georgia Georgy Tatishvili announced the discovery of gas deposits of 16 billion cubic meters, which is equivalent to eight years of gas consumption throughout the country. “Reserves were discovered in a well drilled by Schlumberger near Tbilisi,” Tatishvili said in an interview with Business Media. He also noted that in the license area […]

June 24, 2022

Political scientist explains why Georgia did not receive EU candidate status

This is due to the lack of intersections with Russia The EU Heads of State Summit expressed its readiness to grant Georgia the status of a candidate for joining the EU if the country fulfills a number of conditions. Political scientist Alexander Asafov believes that the reasons for the refusal to grant this status to Georgia are exclusively political in nature, since Ukraine and Moldova […]

June 23, 2022

Tbilisi announced the request of Kyiv not to give Georgia the status of an EU candidate

The European Commission recommended granting candidate status for EU accession to Ukraine and Moldova, but not to Georgia .jpg” alt=”Tbilisi announced Kyiv's request not to give Georgia the status of an EU candidate” /> Irakli Garibashvili Head of the Servant of the People faction in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine David Arakhamia and the parliamentary opposition of Georgia in the person of the “United National […]

May 19, 2022

Russia to work on resuming flights with Georgia

Senator Karasin: Russia will work on resuming flights with Georgia The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs called “the cessation of the Russophobic campaign” among the conditions for lifting the ban alt=”Russia will work on resuming flights with Georgia” /> Russia will work on resuming flights with Georgia. Grigory Karasin, head of the Federation Council Committee on International Affairs, stated this in a conversation with TASS. […]

May 14, 2022

Georgia declares non-recognition of referendum in South Ossetia

Georgian ruling party rules out recognition of South Ossetian referendum Georgian authorities do not recognize the de facto referendum in South Ossetia on unification with Russia, as well as the presidential elections in this country and its government, said the head of the ruling party. Voting will take place on July 17 Tskhinvali, South Ossetia The Georgian authorities do not intend to recognize the referendum […]

May 2, 2022

Georgia submitted answers to the first part of the questionnaire for EU accession

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili handed over the answers to the first part of the questionnaire required for joining the EU. Tbilisi plans to send answers to the sectoral part by May 13. A decision on Georgia's EU membership is expected at the end of June Karl Khartsel and Irakli Garibashvili The Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Garibashvili, handed over the answers to the first […]

May 1, 2022

Georgia urges US to increase its political support

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili called on Western partners, including the United States, to “remember” Georgia and Moldova and demonstrate political support for these countries, which will be an “important signal” to Moscow Georgia now needs the political support of Western partners, including the United States , as an “important signal” for Moscow, President Salome Zurabishvili said in an interview with The Hill. She said she […]

April 8, 2022

Georgia will not become a country to bypass the sanctions imposed on the Russian Federation because of Ukraine

Photo: pixabay.com Georgia will not be drawn into the “game” imposed by the EU and the US, and will not become a platform for evasion of sanctions imposed on Russia because of Ukraine, said Irakli Kobakhidze, chairman of the ruling Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia party, ex-speaker of parliament. In an interview with the Georgian TV channel Imedi, he explained that he did not will […]

April 7, 2022

Stoltenberg: NATO will increase support for Ukraine and Georgia

Photo: Global Look Press NATO will not send ground troops into Ukraine and close the sky over it so as not to provoke Russia. But the alliance intends to provide Kiev with military assistance and will significantly increase its own presence in Eastern Europe. This was announced by Secretary General of the military bloc Jens Stoltenberg following an emergency summit held in Brussels. Ukraine, in […]

April 1, 2022

Georgia again pushed to war with Russia

But Tbilisi is not even thinking about the forceful restoration of territorial integrity The President of Ukraine said that the Ukrainian ambassadors to Georgia and Morocco would return to Kyiv. He believes that they are not doing their job: “With all due respect: if there are no arms supplies, sanctions and restrictions for Russian business, then please look for another job,” Zelensky said. Secretary of […]

April 1, 2022

Georgia joins anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine

According to Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili, Tbilisi takes part in all international financial sanctions imposed against Russia because of the situation around Ukraine . “Our country participates in all international financial sanctions imposed by the EU against Russia, and this really already means something for our financial sector. Now our country participates in all international resolutions that are created to support Ukraine “, she said […]

March 28, 2022

The Bank of Georgia stopped demanding from the Russians to “condemn the special operation”

The Bank of Georgia has canceled the special conditions for Russians that it introduced for opening an account. Previously, citizens were asked to sign a number of provisions, including “condemn the special operation in Ukraine” .jpg” alt=”The Bank of Georgia has ceased to require the Russians to “condemn the special operation”” /> The largest private bank in Georgia Bank of Georgia (Bank of Georgia) canceled […]

March 4, 2022

Scholz called it right to refuse Ukraine and Georgia admission to NATO

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said that the refusal of Ukraine and Georgia to join NATO was correct, ZDF reports. During a conversation with the channel's correspondents, he noted that currently this issue is not on the agenda of the North Atlantic Alliance. “It was the right decision, then there were very long negotiations in NATO on this issue,” Scholz noted. At the same time, he […]

March 1, 2022

Georgia vows not to be drawn into conflict in Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelensky motivated the recall of the ambassador from Georgia by “an obstacle to volunteers” and Tbilisi’s position in relation to sanctions. Georgia does not want to be drawn into the conflict, Georgian Dream responded ” alt=”Georgia promised not to be drawn into the conflict in Ukraine” /> Irakli Kobakhidze The decision of the President of Ukraine to recall the ambassador from Georgia is inconsistent […]

February 17, 2022

Stoltenberg announced NATO exercises in Georgia before the end of the year

NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg: the alliance will hold military exercises in Georgia before the end of the year At the same time, the Georgian Defense Minister said that the country's entry into the alliance is the only way to preserve the country's territorial integrity NATO will hold military exercises in Georgia before the end of the year, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at a […]

February 14, 2022

An earthquake occurred in the south of Georgia

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 occurred in southern Georgia, TASS reports citing the Center for Seismic Monitoring at the University of Elijah. The epicenter was in the village of Sameba, not far from the border with Armenia. Tremors were felt in Tbilisi and Batumi, as well as other parts of the country. There were no reports of damage or casualties. According to local […]

February 1, 2022

Georgia canceled COVID-passports

Against the backdrop of a rapid increase in the number of cases, the Georgian government came to the conclusion that a new wave of infections does not significantly increase the burden on hospitals The Georgian authorities decided to cancel the so-called green passports, which were issued to those who had been vaccinated against COVID-19 or had been ill. In a message published by the government […]

February 1, 2022

Russia beat Georgia and advanced to the semi-finals of the European Futsal Championship

Photo: Frame from video The Russian futsal team won the 1/4 finals of the European Championship over the Georgian team with a score 3:1. This was reported by Sport Express. Goals against the Georgian team were scored by Artem Niyazov and Ivan Chishkala. From the Georgian side, Bruno Petri scored the only goal for the Russians. Now the Russian team will play with the Ukrainian […]

January 31, 2022

Ex-deputy Dmitry Gudkov was not allowed into Georgia

Oppositionist Dmitry Gudkov said that he would be deported from Georgia to Ukraine Dmitry Gudkov, following Lyubov Sobol, was not allowed into Georgia. The Russian opposition calls this decision “political” Dmitry Gudkov Russian oppositionist and former State Duma deputy Dmitry Gudkov was not allowed into Georgia, he said in his Telegram channel. Gudkov came to the country to meet with activists and diplomats. In the […]

January 27, 2022

NATO Secretary General called on Russia to withdraw troops from Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova

Stoltenberg: Russia must withdraw its troops from Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/0/47/756432508261470.jpg” alt=”NATO Secretary General urged Russia to withdraw troops from Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova” /> NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that Russia should withdraw troops from territories that the alliance considers belong to Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova, noting that the Russian military are there without the consent of the authorities of these states. […]

January 23, 2022

Scholz spoke about the prospects for Ukraine and Georgia to join NATO

Photo: ru.wikipedia.org German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said that NATO cannot guarantee Russia's non-expansion. However, the entry of new Eastern European countries into the alliance, as he pointed out, “is not on the agenda.” According to the newspaper S & uuml; ddeutsche Zeitung, against the background of this fact, Scholz does not understand why this demand from Russia. “There can be no such guarantee,” he stressed. […]

January 19, 2022

Ryabkov offered the US another “option” on Ukraine and Georgia in NATO

Ryabkov: Russia is ready to consider a US guarantee not to vote for Ukraine's entry into NATO =”https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/7/16/756425980505167.jpg” alt=”Ryabkov offered the US another “option” on Ukraine and Georgia in NATO” /> Sergey Ryabkov Russia is ready to consider an alternative to NATO's refusal to accept Ukraine into the bloc— a unilateral commitment by the United States not to vote for the country's entry into the […]

January 15, 2022

Stoltenberg: NATO has agreed on the entry of Ukraine and Georgia

Photo: pixabay.com NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that NATO had already decided to admit Ukraine and Georgia. At the same time, he pointed out that the terms of entry into the alliance for new members were not set. “In 2008, we decided that Ukraine and Georgia would become members,” he said in an interview with La Repubblica. “But we did not set when exactly”. […]