Russia ‘ready to destabilise half of Eurasia’

Russia does not have a veto on Georgia’s foreign policy and billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili does not rule the country, the Georgian president has said.

The president, Giorgi Margvelashvili, spoke to EUobserver in Brussels after meeting Nato and EU leaders earlier in the week.

There is no imminent prospect of Georgia joining either of the clubs. Continue reading

Will Georgia explode in a wave of violence?

The situation is looking ripe again for another Soviet dividing and conquering.

 

Yesterday in Zugdidi a protest by Georgian Dream activists against the United National Movement rally on March 21 turned into a brawl, in which more than 10 people were affected, including a deputy from this opposition party, Akaki Minashvili.

US Ambassador to Georgia Richard Norland expressed his concern regarding recent event. “Everyone must realize that violence is not part of anyone’s interests, both parties should control their extreme elements. Also, remember that such violence will not benefit Georgia. We are watching the situation,” he said. Continue reading