PECOB Portal on Central Eastern
and Balkan Europe
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Thursday June 30, 2022
 
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Georgia quick news

Read updated news from the main English language online resources dealing with Georgia.

Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

Civil Georgia

ICC Issues 3 Arrest Warrants for 2008 War Crimes

The Hague-Based International Criminal Court officially issued arrest warrants today for three de facto South Ossetian officials believed to bear responsibility for war crimes committed during the 2008 August War in Georgia. These officials are Lt.-Gen. Mikhail Mindzaev, de facto interior minister in 2005-2008; Hamlet Guchmazov, Head of the Preliminary Detention facility of the de facto interior …

30/06/22 15:37


U.S. Ambassador Says War-Dragging Narrative ‘FSB Disinformation’

U.S. Ambassador to Georgia Kelly Degnan has said the “insidious narrative” in Georgia that the United States dragging  the country into Russia’s war against Ukraine, “seems straight out of an FSB disinformation book.” In her remarks to reporters today at Tbilisi Pride’s Regional LGBTQI+ Conference, Ambassador Degnan also stressed that “the United States does not …

30/06/22 12:38


UK Pledges More Funds to Protect Georgia from Russian Cyber Threats

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson has announced in Madrid, at the sidelines of NATO Summit, that the UK will further aid Georgia with five million pounds (USD 6 million) to develop its defense capabilities against Russian cyber threats. “The people of Georgia live every day on the frontline of Russian aggression,” PM …

30/06/22 10:38


GD Split-off MPs: EU Candidacy “Mousetrap” for Govt 

In a joint statement released today, MPs Dimitri Khundadze, Mikheil Kavelashvili and Sozar Subari, who formally departed the Georgian Dream yesterday, said that “Georgia will not receive the [EU] candidacy even after six months if we are not engaged in the war or impose the sanctions on Russia.” Chairperson of the ruling Georgian Dream parliamentary …

29/06/22 18:48


PM Meets World Leaders at NATO Summit

On the sidelines of the NATO Summit in Madrid Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili met today world leaders, including European Council President Charles Michel, French President Emmanuel Macron and British PM Boris Johnson, as well as U.S. lawmakers. At the meeting with President Charles Michel, PM Garibashvili reiterated his government’s “commitment to work tirelessly to …

29/06/22 17:56


South Asian Students in Georgia Are Getting More Than They Bargained For

Sarah Ramberran is a rising junior at Harvard College pursuing an A.B. degree in Government and Comparative Religion. Her wider research interests include comparative political institutions, South Asian religious thought and identity, and political secularism. She is currently doing her internship in Civil.ge. South Asian medical students constitute a large part of the international student …

29/06/22 17:03


NATO Says Georgia’s Security Intertwined with its Own

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s 2022 Strategic Concept pledged to continue developing its partnership with Georgia and reaffirmed its 2008 Bucharest Summit decision that the country will eventually become a member of the Alliance. “We will continue to develop our partnerships with Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia and Ukraine to advance our common interest in Euro-Atlantic …

29/06/22 15:41


 

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