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Georgia’s Future at Stake: The “Russian Law” and its Implications

Many of us have left Facebook because of the negativity, but the silence outside feels deafening, especially considering recent events in Tbilisi. For 36 years, I’ve witnessed rallies for a free and democratic Georgia, and now, staying silent feels like a betrayal.

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Why Georgia’s Proposed Foreign Agents Law Mirrors Russia’s Authoritarian Tactics

Georgia’s ruling party, “Georgian Dream,” is pushing a controversial foreign agents law that has sparked widespread protests and raised concerns about the country’s democratic future. While the party claims the law promotes transparency, critics argue it’s a blatant copy of Russia’s legislation used to silence dissent. Let’s delve into why this law is seen as a dangerous step towards authoritarianism.

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Georgia Braces for Student Strike as “Agents’ Law” Heats Up

Tensions are reaching a fever pitch in Georgia as students from 13 universities, including the prestigious Tbilisi State University and Ilia State University, prepare to launch a nationwide strike on May 13th. This bold move signifies a dramatic escalation in protests against the controversial “Agents’ Law,” a piece of legislation critics believe threatens the very fabric of Georgian democracy and aligns the country with Russia’s authoritarian tendencies.

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Winemaking in Georgia And Qvevri

Georgia has a tradition of winemaking stretching back over 8,000 years. Archaeological evidence indicates that the first Georgian wines were produced and preserved in qvevri, which are earthenware containers (or kvevri). The qvevri is the most significant and well-known winemaking vessel in Georgia, and it continues to be the focal point of the country’s traditional winemaking.

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