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Mikheil Saakishvili has won his battle to lead Tbilisi city council - but a fellow Georgian reformer may have benefited most from the struggle.
14 Nov 02
The decision to send Georgian security and police forces into the Pankisi Gorge may have been unavoidable, but it carries serious risks.
5 Sep 02
Nationwide consultation process suggests that ordinary citizens have diminishing faith in the democratic process.
13 Jun 02
A much-awaited police operation has begun in the Pankisi Gorge - but will it achieve anything?
25 Jan 02
Georgia can barely afford any more accidents on the road to democracy.
10 Dec 01
The dismissal of the Georgian government last week highlights the growing rift between conservatives and reformers.
6 Nov 01
The Georgian president looks to have made a decisive break with would-be reformers
25 Sep 01
The current escalation in crime in northeast Georgia could fuel renewed conflict in the region.
31 Jul 01
The recently-founded New Right Party joins the race to become Georgia's political alternative
29 Jun 01
A symbolic victory by Georgia's united opposition points towards a lack of party discipline in the CUG
18 Jun 01