After Its Significant Rise the Georgian Economy May Now Fall

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Maximilien Lambertson

Maximilien Lambertson

Analyst, Eastern Europe, EIU

Since the 2003 “Rose Revolution”, Georgia has been the darling of the former Soviet region, shooting up the business environment and anti-corruption rankings. This has done wonders for its international reputation, attracting significant foreign direct investment which underpinned robust economic growth in the years up to the 2008 global financial crisis. Continue reading After Its Significant Rise the Georgian Economy May Now Fall

EU Visa-Liberalisation Strengthens Georgia’s Pro-Western Path

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Tomasz Filipiak

Tomasz Filipiak

Political Scientist, OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

On 2 February 2017, the inhabitants of Georgian capital, Tbilisi, saw the city’s two landmarks — the Bridge of Peace and the TV tower lit up in the colours of the EU flag, marking the day when the European Parliament adopted a visa-free regime for Georgia. Continue reading EU Visa-Liberalisation Strengthens Georgia’s Pro-Western Path