By Clara Weiss, December 19, 2012
Conflicts inside the ruling class have intensified after October 1 parliamentary elections.
By Clara Weiss, October 3, 2012
Incumbent Georgian President Saakashvili conceded defeat in the parliamentary elections held Monday.
By Andrea Peters, May 25, 2011
Ongoing anti-government protests in the country of Georgia have resulted in confrontations with police and the arrest of oppositionists.
By Niall Green, December 6, 2010
Leaked State Department documents show the US embassy in Tbilisi issued one-sided reports to bolster Georgian claims in the August 2008 war with Russia.
By Niall Green, March 17, 2010
A pro-regime television news broadcast in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, depicting Russian forces invading the country, was an effort to portray the Georgian opposition as traitorous and encourage anti-Russian sentiment.
By Niall Green, October 6, 2009
A New York Times editorial attempts to portray the recent report by EU investigators, which found the Georgian government legally responsible for initiating the conflict, as a vindication of the newspaper’s own biased coverage in August 2008.
Georgian attack unjustifiable under international law
By Niall Green, October 2, 2009
Following a 10-month investigation, a European Union report has found Georgia the aggressor in its 2008 war with Russia, directly refuting claims made not only by the Georgia government, but also by its backers in Washington and the US media.
One year since Russian-Georgian war
By Niall Green, August 7, 2009
On August 7 last year, long escalating tensions between Russia and the former Soviet republic of Georgia erupted into full-scale war. One year on from the war, tensions between the two sides remain high.
By Niall Green, July 31, 2009
A recent spike in violence between Russian security forces and local militants indicates that Moscow has no plans to loosen its military grip in the North Caucasus.
By Niall Green, July 23, 2009
US Vice President Biden visited the former Soviet republics of Ukraine and Georgia this week. Despite recent concessions in certain strategic areas, Biden’s tour is a warning to Moscow that Washington retains strong interests in the region.
By Niall Green, July 4, 2009
The political movement of defeated Iranian presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, named the “Green Wave” due to its campaign color, has striking parallels with the US-backed “color revolutions” in the former Soviet republics of Georgia and Ukraine.
By Markus Salzmann, April 15, 2009
The justified anger of broad layers of the Georgian population against its right-wing, corrupt government only finds a very distorted expression in the current protests being led by an opposition alliance recruited in the main from former Saakashvili supporters.