Interview: Georgian PM Ivanishvili Addresses Controversial Points of His Nation's Affairs

During a two-day visit to Estonia, the Georgian prime minister, Bidzina Ivanishvili, said Georgia will prove that it is a European country, and that it will join the EU and NATO. READ MORE

Georgia after Parliamentary elections: which road to take?

By Aivaras Bagdonas

During the parliamentary polls in October the opposition coalition block Georgian Dream with its leader billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili defeated the United National Movement of Mikhail Saakashvili. After the elections public space of the country was full of various forecasts, including the fears on possible Georgia‘s return to Russia‘s influence. READ MORE

Georgian PM intends to visit Baku before his U.S. visit

Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili may pay his next visit to Azerbaijan. READ MORE

Ivanishvili on Foreign Policy, Territorial Integrity


'We won't be able to be a neutral state'; NATO was the best option for our security; ‘I hope chance to join NATO, wasted by Saakashvili, is not lost forever'; Georgia should become attractive for Abkhazians, Ossetians; ‘Restoring territorial integrity possible, but not in nearest future” READ MORE

Ivanishvili, Saakashvili: Foreign Policy Views Coincide Despite Fundamental Differences


Bidzina Ivanishvili, the leader of the Georgian Dream coalition and candidate for Georgian prime minister, said Oct. 9 after a meeting with the Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili that their views on foreign policy and Georgia’s integration into NATO and EU coincide. READ MORE

New Georgia: How everything begins

Tbilisi these days is full of rumors. Supporters of the defeated ruling party argue that the cases of robbery in the city and the country as a whole have become more frequent, and the return of thieves in law is inevitable. The victorious opposition claims that the police is engaged in sabotage, using the criminals to intentionally worsen the crime situation. But the main topic of discussion today — how the system of government will be arranged in the transition period. READ MORE

Election shakes Georgia’s political landscape


Both the opposition coalition Georgian Dream and the ruling United National Movement (UNM) of President Mikheil Saakashvili claimed victory in the parliamentary elections held yesterday (1 October). Regardless of the final results, the poll appears to mark the end of the single-party rule in the Western-backed nation. READ MORE