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Parliament Speaker claims “assault of disinformation” against public amid backlash over controversial bill on transparency
16 Apr 2024 - 12:17

Georgian Parliament Speaker Shalva Papuashvili on Tuesday claimed the domestic public was being targeted with an “assault of disinformation” amid a backlash by domestic opposition, civil sector and diplomatic representations in the country against the controversial bill on transparency of foreign influence.

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Civil society should play a constructive role in 2024 elections
Shalva Papuashvili
09 Feb 2024

Having successfully obtained the EU candidate country status, Georgia is now poised to engage in membership negotiations with the European Union. We are now working on new ‘9 steps’. And this is a challenging period for our future integration with the EU, because the process coincides with the parliamentary elections later this year. Therefore, we need to make a serious effort to secure our democracy.

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How did Georgia’s “Infinite Hospitality” arrive in Berlin?
Salome Tsereteli
19 Mar 2023

On March 4, I travelled from Tbilisi to Berlin, only to discover at the airport of the German capital that Georgia was still in front of me in the middle of Europe. The reason for this was the numerous advertising banners that positioned Georgia impressively with the messages of “Infinite hospitality - Georgia”, “Find Infinite Wonders”, “Meet Infinite Culture” and more. I quickly realised the Georgian adventure in Berlin was only beginning.

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Ambassador of Israel Ran Gidor: I simply can’t get enough of Georgia
Ran Gidor
05 Apr 2022

As I am approaching the end of my ambassadorial term in Georgia, it is time to take a small step back and try to absorb all the unforgettable personal and professional experiences of the past 2.5 years. Time has flown so incredibly fast and it’s impossible to believe that soon I’ll have to pack up once again and move on.

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My mission is over
It is time for me to say goodbye to Agenda.ge
Natalia Amaglobeli
13 Dec 2021

Today, December 13, 2021, English-language Georgian news platform Agenda.ge is marking its 8th birthday. I am retiring as the editor in chief of Agenda.ge at the end of December 2021. My mission and time as the head of Agenda.ge has come to its end. Starting January 1, 2022, I will no longer be the editor-in-chief.

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Transparency of foreign funding bill sparks public protest in Tbilisi
15 Apr 2024

The Georgian Parliament’s discussion of the controversial domestic bill on transparency of foreign influence has sparked public protests outside the legislative body in Tbilisi on Monday, with domestic opposition parties, non-governmental organisations, media outlets and citizens involved in a rally.

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Russian forces illegally detain three Georgian citizens near occupation line
15 Apr 2024

Russian-controlled occupation forces have illegally arrested three Georgian citizens in the occupied territory adjacent to the villages of Zemo Artsevi and Otrevi in central Georgia’s Gori municipality, the State Security Service of Georgia said on Monday.

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Georgian Parliament Speaker, Chinese delegation discuss ties
15 Apr 2024

Georgian Parliament Speaker Shalva Papuashvili on Monday met a Chinese delegation headed by Chen Zhou, the Vice Minister of the International Department of the Central Committee of the ruling party of China, to discuss progress achieved in the relations between the two countries.

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Parliament’s majority leader denounces opposition MP’s “commissioned provocation”
15 Apr 2024

Mamuka Mdinaradze, the head of the ruling Georgian Dream party in the Parliament, on Monday claimed the physical assault by Aleko Elisashvili, the leader of the Citizens opposition party, against him on Monday had been a “commissioned provocation”.

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Time Out: “The 16 most beautiful small towns in the world”
Ekaterine Bitskinashvili
10 Apr 2024

The Time Out magazine, a travel publication, has named Georgia’s northern highland town of Stepantsminda among its 16 “most beautiful small towns around the world to visit in one lifetime”.

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UEFA: “Georgia breakthrough built on years of development”
Ekaterine Bitskinashvili
28 Mar 2024

The Union of European Football Associations on Wednesday highlighted the Georgian national football team’s first-ever qualification for a major international tournament after the squad defeated Greece to book a spot at the 2024 European Championship.

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Times of India: “5 must-visit countries before they get crowded”
Ekaterine Bitskinashvili
31 Jan 2024

The Times of India, an English-language Indian daily newspaper and digital news media, is promoting Georgia and its capital of Tbilisi as a visitor destination.

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Die Welt: “In Svaneti, skiers get to know solitude”
Ekaterine Bitskinashvili
10 Jan 2024

Die Welt, a German national daily newspaper, is promoting Georgia’s north-western highland region of Svaneti as a destination for winter sport enthusiasts by calling it a “crown of the Caucasus”.

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