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Manana Vardiashvili

Manana Vardiashvili

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Manana Vardiashvili
22 Aug 14
Tbilisi looking at ways of ensuring anti-retroviral therapy remains available for those who need it.
Miners on strike in Kazreti earlier this year. (Photo: Iana Korbezashvili)
Manana Vardiashvili
10 Jul 14
Continuing discord comes after government tried to act as impartial mediator.
Anna Arganashvili of the Partnership for Human Rights in Georgia. (Photo courtesy of A. Arganashvili)
Manana Vardiashvili
24 Feb 14
Policy shift towards community care has not extended to children with disabilities.
Georgia's deputy prisons minister Archil Talakvadze (left). (Photo: Georgian prisons ministry website)
Manana Vardiashvili
17 Feb 14
Cut-price medication for many patients, and free treatment for the prison population.
Georgian officials are fond of up-market vehicles, in black if possible. These ones are outside the State Chancellory. (Photo: IWPR)
Manana Vardiashvili
24 Jan 14
Swanky cars and iPhones for government staff seen as excessive at a time when money is tight.
Tented camp for homeless people in Georgia. (Photo: Natia Geguchadze)
Manana Vardiashvili
14 Jan 14
Campaigners say temporary shelters all well and good, but more concerted welfare programme is needed.
Georgian finance minister Nodar Khaduri (left) with Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili. (Photo: Georgian finance ministry)
Manana Vardiashvili
4 Dec 13
Revenue shortfall requires swift solutions, but officials say welfare won’t be slashed.
Giorgi Baratashvili. (Photo: Georgian Public Broadcaster Channel 1 TV)
Manana Vardiashvili
23 Sep 13
Politics a big factor in contested ownership of main television channels.
Georgian economy minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili. (Photo: Georgian government website)
Manana Vardiashvili
23 Aug 13
But critics say schemes to attract foreign investment may not be enough.
Anna Arganashvili, head of the gender equality department at the Georgian ombudsman’s office. (Photo courtesy of A. Arganashvili)
Manana Vardiashvili
10 Jul 13
Total illegal, the custom has not been tackled aggressively by authorities who seem to fear treading on people’s toes.