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A True Local’s Neighborhood in One of the World’s Trendiest Destinations

The Daily Beast 23 Jul 2022
No other Tbilisi neighborhood says spring better than my Vera ... Vera is one of Tbilisi’s oldest districts, first documented in the 13th century ... Back before real Georgian wine was bottled and labeled, we had a neighbor, Gia, who delivered good wine in aluminum kegs to various Tbilisi restaurants from his father-in-law’s winery in Kakheti.

Pussy Riot Member Barred From Georgia as Russian Activists Face Entry Problems

Moscow Times 21 Jun 2022
Olga Borisova was stopped in Tbilisi airport Monday afternoon after returning from Pussy Riot's tour of western Europe to raise money for Ukrainian refugees ... Tbilisi-based Pussy Riot member Alexander Sofeyev told The Moscow Times the group is attempting to help Borisova resolve the situation ... Many members of the group are currently based in Tbilisi.

Andersen Global Inducts Member Firms in Georgia

The Eastern Herald 03 Jun 2022
Andersen Global also welcomes member firm MG Law, a Tbilisi-based law firm ...

Putin crackdown chases independent media into exile and crypto

Business Day 10 May 2022
Its capital Riga has become one of the main destinations, together with Tbilisi in Georgia and Istanbul, for Russian journalists seeking to escape Putin’s censorship after a law passed that carries a sentence of as much as 15 years in prison for spreading “fake” news about what the Kremlin calls a “special military operation”. .
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File - Vladimir Putin visit to Yury Gagarin Space Conquerors Park, Saratov Region, Russia.

Putin's crackdown pushes independent Russian media into crypto

Stars and Stripes 10 May 2022
Its capital Riga has become one of the main destinations, together with Tbilisi in Georgia and Istanbul, for Russian journalists seeking to escape Putin's censorship after a law passed that carries a sentence of as much as 15 years in prison for spreading "fake" ...

Director of Administration and Finance – USAID/Georgia National Governance Activity

Reliefweb 17 Mar 2022
... (DAF) will be responsible for the project’s financial management, human resources, procurement, grants, and administration while ensuring compliance with USAID, local laws, and Tetra Tech rules and regulations. This is anticipated to be a full-time position based in Tbilisi.

Ukrainian escapees and their long road to Georgia

EurasiaNet 16 Mar 2022
Tamuna Ivelishvili, a Georgian whom Smirnova had met during a 2014 trip to Tbilisi and then befriended on Facebook, had written with concern and offered refuge in Georgia ... When Boiko reunited with her daughter and grandchildren in Tbilisi, neighbors in her Georgian son-in-law’s building began bringing small gifts to welcome her.

Tbilisi’s Russians watch their country’s war with shame and worry

EurasiaNet 04 Mar 2022
When Natalya Bedina walks outside her home in Tbilisi’s old town these days, she covers her head with a hoodie and a facemask ... Tbilisi also is home to a smaller, but growing, community of Belarusian exiles ... Yaroslav Oleynik moved with his wife to Georgia in 2020 to study human rights law, and then got stuck in Tbilisi due to the pandemic.

Russian attack on Ukraine hits close to home for Georgians

EurasiaNet 24 Feb 2022
After the news of Russia’s shelling of the Ukrainian capital broke early on February 24, Andro Dadiani struggled in Tbilisi to comfort his Ukrainian wife and children; his mother-in-law is in Kyiv ... “When things were getting bad, we tried to convince her [his mother-in-law] to come ...

Armenia, Georgia battle over yogurt

EurasiaNet 11 Feb 2022
“The law on intellectual ... Matsun continued to get a free pass through Georgia until last year, but then Tbilisi began to more vigorously enforce its geographic indication protection laws, Armenian officials said ... The Armenian embassy in Tbilisi demanded an explanation for the story.

CHI Memorial Endocrinology Associates established and more Chattanooga-area career moves

Times Free Press 22 Jan 2022
Chambliss law firm adds four lawyers. Attorneys Louis Metcalfe, Colter Parker, Justin Powers and Kiki Rogers have joined the Chattanooga law firm of Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel P.C ... "Each of them served as summer clerks at Chambliss prior to finishing law school, and each of them are already making an impact at our firm."

Georgian Police Use Pepper Spray Against Saakashvili Supporters Near Court

Urdu Point 29 Nov 2021
TBILISI (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 29th November, 2021) The Georgian ... The protesters threw bottles at law enforcement officers in response.

Georgia: Saakashvili leaves Tbilisi court building after speech

Ruptly 29 Nov 2021
Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili left the hall of the Tbilisi court on Monday after giving a speech, during the case of the brutal dispersal of protesters on November 7, 2007 ... Police officers detained 15 people for disobeying law enforcement agencies.

Lawyer Of Jailed Hunger Striking Saakashvili Says Client's Health State Dramatically Worsened

Radio Free Europe 25 Oct 2021
TBILISI -- A lawyer for former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili says his client's state of health has worsened dramatically and intensive care physicians had to interfere overnight to perform resuscitation assistance as the politician enters his 25th day of a hunger strike.

Georgia: Hundreds stage rally calling for release of ex-pres Saakashvili in Tbilisi

Ruptly 11 Oct 2021
Several hundred people took part in a rally outside the national parliament of Georgia demanding the release of ex-President Mikhail Saakashvili from arrest in Tbilisi on Sunday. The event was organised by the leader of the Georgian opposition party Law and Justice Tako Charkviani.

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