Interview with Paata Gaprindashvili, vice-director of the Georgia’s Reforms Associates (GRASS) think tank. Interviewer: Bartosz Marcinkowski BARTOSZ MARCINKOWSKI: After signing the association agreement with the European Union, Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, said that “it was the most important day for Ukraine since gaining independence in 1991.” Would you say the same about Georgia? PAATA GAPRINDASHVILI:... Read More
What happens in Abkhazia, why did Sokhumi unrest coincide with the pre-period of signing of the Association Agreement by Georgia, how is Putin’s role played in occupied Abkhazia, what should Georgian population in Gali expect and what can be reasonable steps of the Georgian side in such a circumstance? ,,Georgian Press’’ tried to get answers... Read More
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Do you think Russia is trying to negotiate -and in a better position- towards Geneva? It looks like the international community forgot about Crimea… – Yes, Russia has managed to “secure” Crimea by putting other explosives on the table – Eastern Ukraine, gas prices, issue of Federalization and legitimacy of the Government in Kiev. This... Read More
Ukrainian special forces exchanged gunfire with a pro Russia militia and it looks like the tension is getting even higher. What are the consequences for Ukraine? And for the region? – Ukraine now faces a dilemma. Should they intervene and risk further escalation of the situation, or should they remain on standby and let the... Read More