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New "feudals" of occupied South Ossetia
Georgian legislation does not apply to the territories occupied by Russia. However, the problem for the population of these regions is that even the laws adopted by the occupation regime act selectively.
28.10.2023
DRI: The newly built buildings transferred to IDPs in Tskaltubo are in bad condition

On August 2, representatives of the Democracy Research Institute arrived in the town of Tskaltubo, where they visited a new IDP settlement on Abkhazeti Street.

27.10.2023
DRI: The authorities’ response to the opening of the Russian naval base 4 kilometers from Anaklia is insufficient

DRI considers that the response of the Georgian authorities to the opening of the Russian military naval base four kilometers from the territory controlled by the central authorities of Georgia is insufficient at this stage and therefore ineffective.

26.10.2023
DRI: Consideration of the activity report of the State Security Service in the Parliament failed to ensure effective parliamentary oversight

On October 19, the Head of the State Security Service presented an annual report at the Parliament’s plenary session.  

24.10.2023
DRI: The State Security Service should provide information on the progress of investigation into the Partskhaladze case
It is still not known under which article(s) of the Criminal Code the investigation is being conducted regarding Otar Partskhaladze. 
19.10.2023
Israeli-Hamas military conflict intensifies the anti-Western rhetoric of far-right groups
The renewed military conflict following the Hamas attack on Israel has given new impetus to the anti-Western rhetoric of the openly pro-Russian far-right groups. 
16.10.2023
How will the placement of the Russian fleet in Ochamchire impact the transformation of the Georgian-Abkhazian conflict? Vision from the Gali district
The information voiced at the meeting held between de facto Abkhazian president Aslan Bzhania and Vladimir Putin in Sochi on October 4, 2023, about the possible placement of a Russian fleet in occupied Ochamchire drew the attention of Georgian and Abkhaz societies.
11.10.2023
Objection to the "new" trade corridor of Georgia-Russia in Tskhinvali?!
The economic and transport policy of the Georgian authorities is aimed at increasing cargo turnover with the Russian Federation. 
06.10.2023
What was the mood of Sokhumi on September 27?
Every September 27, the Abkhazian community gets ready to celebrate the day of the liberation of Sokhumi, but this year, in light of Azerbaijan's successful military operation in Karabakh, emotions are dubious. 
04.10.2023
Calls for setting up the anti-Maidan movement contain elements of crime - Ministry of Internal Affairs and Security Service are late in responding

The calls of the leaders of the openly pro-Russian Conservative Movement/Alt-Info to set up a violent organizational union - Anti-Maidan - contain elements of crime, and urges the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the State Security Service to respond to the case immediately.

03.10.2023