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Compared to 2022, Official Donations to "Conservative Movement/Alt-Info" are Down
The Democracy Research Institute continues to monitor political activities and donors of the violent political group "Conservative Movement/Alt-Info".
31.05.2023
Direct Flights to Russia - pro-Russian Focus of the Far-Right Wing
The direct flight of the Russian airline "Azimut" to Georgia on May 19, 2023,  was met with protests from the civil sector and positive responses from far-right groups. 
23.05.2023
“Georgian Dream’s” Rhetoric is in Agreement with Pro-Russian Groups
On May 10, 2023, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin issued a decree canceling the visa regime and the ban on direct flights for Georgian citizens from May 15. 
12.05.2023
Political Homophobia of Far-Right Groups and "Georgian Dream"

The rhetoric, which appeals to religious and national sentiments, is in full alignment with the main messages of the openly pro-Russian far-right forces operating in Georgia.

05.05.2023
DRI: The Court of Appeal issues ruling inciting hate-motivated violence
DRI is echoing the ruling made by Tbilisi Court of Appeal Judge Maia Tetrauli relating to the persons accused of the July 5, 2021 violence. 
17.01.2023
DRI: Attacks by violent groups are incited by the Government
In recent years, journalists, civil activists and opposition MPs have often become victims of verbal and/or physical attacks by offenders incited by the ruling party. 
16.01.2023
DRI summarizes the results of a year of monitoring of far-right groups
On October 5, the Democracy Research Institute held a presentation of the results of a one-year monitoring of the activities of far-right groups. 
06.10.2022
Conservative Movement/Alt-Info donors donate money only in the middle of the month

According to the information obtained by the Democracy Research Institute, the Conservative Movement donors donate money with one and the same frequency, in the middle of the month.

29.07.2022
DRI: Statements by Georgian Dream leaders set a dangerous precedent for using violence for political purposes
On June 6, 2022, Davit Berdzenishvili, one of the leaders of the Republican Party of Georgia, and Khatuna Samnidze, a member of the Georgian Parliament, were attacked by two men on Rustaveli Avenue. 
07.06.2022