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Activists gather in front of the MFA of Georgia to protest the arrest of cartographers Melashvili and Ilychova. (Photo: Anastasia Mgaloblishvili)
16 Dec 20
Mapmakers face long sentences if convicted of handing territory to Azerbaijan.
The Enguri Dam. (Photo: Tamuna Shonia)
2 Dec 20
Maintenance of shared facility could lead to power cuts next year.
Ioseb Abesadze, the Director Tbilisi's Cancer Prevention Centre. (Photo: Vazha Tavberidze)
23 Nov 20
Regional centre aims to improve historically low rates of detection.
People waiting in line to vote on October 31. (Photo: Nino Chibchiuri/IWPR)
19 Nov 20
Despite Georgian Dream majority, a further 16 seats are as yet undecided.
Armenian tanks leave Nagorno-Karabakh following the end of the war with Azerbaijan on November 12, 2020 in Vardenis, Armenia.  (Photo: Alex McBride/Getty Images)
Karabakh Crisis
13 Nov 20
With both Armenia and Azerbaijan as neighbours, Tbilisi has long tried to stay neutral.
Protestors gather in front of parliament to demand new elections and the resignation of the chair of the Central Election Commission, Tamar Zhvania. (Photo: Anastasia Mgaloblishvili)
10 Nov 20
Refusing to accept election outcome, opposition demands fresh polls.
Giorgi Vashadze, candidate for Prime Minister with the 'New Georgia' Party. (Photo: Giorgi Vashadze Campaign)
30 Oct 20
“We need 12 billion US dollars investment to create 300,000 more jobs.”
Mamuka Khazaradze, founder of TBC Bank and now 'Lelo' political party. (Photo: Lelo Campaign)
30 Oct 20
“We can bring in ten billion dollars of investment in four years.”
Former parliamentary speaker Irakli Kobakhidze. (Photo courtesy of I. Kobakhidze)
30 Oct 20
"No government can claim an error-free operation."
Khatia Dekanoidze of the United National Movement (UNM) opposition party in Georgia. (Photo: Ministry of Justice of Ukraine)
28 Oct 20
“Saakashvili has every right to return to Georgia - he's a person of historic importance.”