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24 May. Tuesday
Interior Minister Comments on Kortskheli Violent Incident
Police plan to ask the court to issue arrest warrants, the Interior Minister said.
23 May. Monday
PM Condemns Election Violence in Kortskheli, Says ‘Perpetrators should be Punished’
“There will be a need for more mobilization of law enforcement agencies,” he said.
GDDG Wins in Seven, UNM in Two Localities in Local By-Elections
UNM, which fielded candidates in four out of nine localities, are set to win two seats.
22 May. Sunday
Saakashvili: ‘Ivanishvili will be Defeated This Year’
“There will be no compromises with this dark force,” he said.
CEC Chair: Electoral Process ‘Significantly Damaged’ by Violence in Kortskheli
By-election for vacant seats in local councils at number of localities was held on May 22.
President Condemns Election Violence in Zugdidi, Calls for Probe
Leaders and activists of the opposition UNM party were beaten by supporters of ruling GDDG party.
UNM Leaders, Activists Beaten Outside Polling Station in Zugdidi During Local By-Election
Fistfight erupted in the village of Kortskheli during by-election for a vacant seat in local council.
21 May. Saturday
Protest Rally Against Guilty Verdict in ‘Cable Case’
FD opposition party plans petition calling for release of sentenced former MoD officials.
Sokhumi Says Abkhaz Border Guard Serviceman Charged Over Khurcha Fatal Shooting
Criminal charges have also been filed against the suspect by the Georgian prosecutor’s office.
PM Expects Further Strengthening of GEL
PM Kvirikashvili said there are positive trends in the economy.
20 May. Friday
Fatal Shooting at Abkhaz Administrative Border
Georgian, Russian MFAs trade barbs after a man was shot dead at crossing point with breakaway region.
19 May. Thursday
Central Bank Continues Buying USD to ‘Replenish’ Reserves
C.bank bought USD 60mln in last three days, and total of USD 155mln since mid-March.
PACE Monitors Regret Hasty Adoption of Bill on Constitutional Court Without Venice Commission Review
Controversial bill increases the quorum required for the Constitutional Court to decide cases.
Republicans Offer Electoral Bill Changing Rule of Distributing Seats in Parliament
Sponsors of the bill say new rule will secure proportionality in distributing seats in the Parliament.
18 May. Wednesday
NATO Chief Says Warsaw Summit will Recognize Georgia’s Progress
“We will continue to defend Georgia’s right to make its own decisions,” Stoltenberg said.
17 May. Tuesday
Central Bank Buys USD 20m as GEL Continues to Strengthen
C.bank bought total USD 115 mln in eight interventions since mid-March.
Georgian PM in Greece for Trans Adriatic Gas Pipeline Ceremony
PM met his Greek counterpart, as well as U.S. special envoy for international energy affairs.
Activists Respond to Detentions, Church-Led March with Satirical Performance on Anti-Homophobia Day
Ten LGBT activists were arrested for making graffiti before dawn on May 17 and released later same day.
16 May. Monday
GYLA: Guilty Verdict in Cable Case ‘Unfair, Unjustified, Unlawful’
FD opposition party plans a protest rally outside prosecutor’s office on May 21.
UNM Unveils Part of its Party List of MP Candidates
There are only two incumbent MPs in top ten of UNM’s party list of candidates.
Court Delivers Guilty Verdict in ‘Cable Case’ Against MoD Officials
Judge sentenced five former MoD and general staff officials to 7 years in prison.
15 May. Sunday
Azerbaijani, Georgian, Turkish Defense Ministers Meet, Discuss Joint Exercises
Trilateral defense ministerial meetings are held twice a year since August, 2014.
PM Defends Controversial Bill on Constitutional Court
“These changes strengthen independence of the Constitutional Court,” Kvirikashvili said.
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