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Government financial support for the population in Georgia during the pandemic doesn’t even meet the minimum living wage

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The FINANCIAL -- “I was receiving state support of GEL 200 (USD 61) for six months. My income had reduced by 70% in one month due to Covid. Such is the Georgian Government’s support for people when the prices of foods and various consumer products are increasing on a daily basis. One kilo of meat…

Insured Georgians being forced to depend on emergency 112 services for help instead of the insurance companies they pay monthly

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The FINANCIAL -- Georgia ranks third in terms of the number of people infected with Covid-19 per 100,000 citizens. As of 16 December, the list is as follows: Serbia; Lithuania; Georgia; Luxembourg; Croatia; Montenegro; Liechtenstein; and the United States of America. Georgian insurance companies have refused to provide information to The FINANCIAL about what services…

Does the Georgian Government’s social support meet basic human needs?

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The FINANCIAL -- Ana is thirty-two years old. She is a single mother of three young children. Due to health problems as a result of a chronic illness she is unable to work and has virtually no income to support herself and her children.…

Georgia’s midfielder Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (left) and Spain’s defender Pedro Antonio Porro Sauceda vie for the ball during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualification football match in Tbilisi on Sunday. TOBIAS SCHWARZ/SUPPLIED/AFP

What hinders the development of sports in Georgia?

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The FINANCIAL -- When asked what hinders the development of sports in Georgia, most of the respondents told The FINANCIAL that insufficient funding is a major obstacle for sports development. The main motivation to go abroad is not only the financial situation but also much better conditions for sports development and in general the fact…

How the U.S. Should Respond to the Trouble in Georgia

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Long seen as an island of parliamentary democracy amidst a sea of authoritarianism, Georgia now stands on the verge of becoming an unstable, one-party regime. Georgians of all political stripes need to resolve their current crisis or risk losing Western support for their country’s aspirations to join the Euro-Atlantic community. The United States, as the…

23-Year-Old Russian Woman Already With 11 Biological Kids Aiming For 100 Babies

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Christina Ozturk, a 23-year-old Russian woman, is currently raising 11 biological children -- and she won’t be stopping anytime soon.…

Nielsen Rolls Out ID Resolution System For Global Attribution Measurement

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The FINANCIAL -- Nielsen (NLSN) announced a new approach that moves away from third-party cookies to privacy-centric, people-based identifiers for Attribution. This new technique ensures advertisers and publishers are able to understand the entire consumer journey across platforms, better optimize their spend and prove the impact of advertising according to Nielsen Group.…

97-year-old Artem Kopaliani from Sokhumi took part in the ISHR-IGFM film «Tell me about the war»  

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On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of World War II, the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR-IGFM - International Society for Human Rights -Internationale Gesellschaft für MenschenrechteFounded in 1972, the headquarters are located in Frankfurt am Main), with the support of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, shot the film ,,Tell me about war”.…

Georgia: EU report highlights the need for political compromise to continue the reform momentum

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The FINANCIAL -- Georgia remains committed to the implementation of the EU-Georgia Association Agreement, despite the COVID-19 related challenges. Further efforts are however needed, notably in the field of judicial reform and tackling political polarisation. These are key findings of the European Union's annual Association Implementation Report on Georgia, published today ahead of the next…

Kantar announces major expansion of TV Audience Measurement panel in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL -- Kantar, the world’s leading data, insights and consulting company, is announcing a significant improvement to the TV Audience Measurement (TAM) service in Georgia.…

U.S, EU immediate release of Georgian resident sentenced by Russian militants

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The European Union and United States Embassy in Georgia call for the immediate release of Zaza Gakheladze, a Georgian resident sentenced by Russian militants in the occupied territory. Since his illegal detention on 11 July 2020, the EU has been urging his prompt release, including through the Hotline managed by the EU Monitoring Mission, within the…

Entries from Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine among nominations for EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture

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The first list of nominations for the 2022 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award include 449 works completed between October 2018 and October 2020. They come from 279 cities in 41 countries. The list includes works from Georgia and Ukraine, and for the first time from Armenia and Moldova.…

U.S. Embassy Statement on Judgement of the European Court of Human Rights

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The FINANCIAL -- In the state-to-state case of Georgia v. Russia on the 2008 Russia-Georgia War, the Court ruled clearly in favor of Georgia and found Russia responsible for violating multiple articles of the European Convention of Human Rights, including by detaining and torturing individuals, and denying Georgian citizens the right to return to their…

European Court Verdict into Georgia vs. Russia Case over 2008 War

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European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) said today that Russia was responsible for the breach of six articles of the European Convention of Human Rights, as well as for violating Art. 2 in procedural sense, involving failure to conduct effective investigation into alleged breach of right to life, in the aftermath of Russo-Georgian War of…

What financial support have the media received in Georgia and Europe?

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The FINANCIAL -- Financial conditions of Georgian media are worsening that can badly impact freedom of speech in Georgia, IAGJ, a member of European Federation of Journalists said.  Independent media is affected by COVID restrictions imposed on businesses, while government associated media remain subsidized. There is no specific assistance provided to the media till now. While European…