Caucasus overview

Giorgi Margvelashvili new president of Georgia

October 28, 2013
Yesterday popular vote happened in Georgia and according to exit poll results the winner is Giorgi Margvelashvili. This man will be the president of Georgia for next 5 years.Previously I have wrote, that I have not a much clue, who is this guy. And still I prog-nosed that he will be elected. But I have this...

David Sergeenko - new Prime Minister of Georgia?

October 26, 2013
Tomorrow in Georgia will be held presidental elections, incubent Prime Minister of Georgia - Bidzina Ivanishvili, has told already, that he will left government in a few weeks after president will be elected. And today, Georgian press is questioning, will the David Sergeenko will be the new Prime minister of...

Georgia 10 years after Rose Revolution

October 18, 2013
In 2014 will be already 10 years since Rose Revolution events happened here in Tbilisi, Georgia.As we probably already know, after Rose Revolution - Mikheil Saakasvhilli took power in country, by being elected as President of Georgia. On October 27th again will be elections here in Georgia, and new president will...

Will Georgia boycott Olympic games in Sochi 2014?

October 15, 2013
In last days, it seems is a hot topic, here in Georgia, to boycot or not to boycot Olympic games in Sochi 2014.Ones are for boycoting, of Russia-Georgia war 2008, which led to Russia recognized Abhkazia and South Ossetia as independent states.Other are for normalization relationships with Russia.Yesterday Georgian...

Presidential Elections in Georgia

October 13, 2013
On October 27th in Georgia will be held presidental Elections. As foreigner living in Georgia, I'm not into politics much. I know something, and many things I don't know. The role of president in Georgia after last parlamentary elections is kinda symbolic - so actually importance of presidental elections is just...

Aliyev to run Azerbaijan for next 5 years

October 09, 2013
According to the Central Election Commission in Azerbaijan, 84,72% of voters who participated in the presidential elections gave their votes for Ilham Aliyev. I remember, somewhere heard thought, that if president of Russia visits some country before awaiting presidential elections - the current president will win....

Baku to build worlds tallest building

October 08, 2013
As already mentioned in one of my previous posts - Azerbaijan is aimed to build artificial island archipelago called Khazar Islands with worlds largest building on it - Azerbaijan Tower. Estimated cost for such a mega project is 100 bln USD, which is more than total of Azerbaijan's GDP.The cost of Azerbaijan Tower...