Likely successor to Giorgi Kvirikashvili declares his administration would achieve Georgia's Euro-Atlantic dream.
It has become something of a truism that among the Euro-Atlantic aspirants, Georgia is the “leader of the pack” in terms of political and civil reforms, but reform fires have faded somewhat and the coals need stoking.
Two weeks of protests have put Giorgi Kvirikashvili under heavy pressure to stand down but his departure seems to have been finally precipitated by a disagreement with his predecessor Bidzina Ivanishvili, who recently returned to politics.
Passenger numbers at Georgian airports soared by 30.5% and there were more modest hikes in Ukraine, Macedonia and Montenegro, ACI Europe study shows.
Pipeline to help EU diversify away from over-reliance on Russian gas as part of 3,500-km corridor.
Latest forecasts include upward revisions for all three states, with the most comprehensive changes for Azerbaijan, which is recovering from a contraction caused by low oil prices.
Pressure on the Georgian government is growing as thousands join rallies to demand justice for David Saralidze who was killed in a brawl outside his school.
New data shows soaring numbers of adults with a bank account in several Eurasian nations but the percentage of the population with an account in the wider region varied hugely from 98% in Estonia and Slovenia to just 29% in Azerbaijan.
Growth accelerated in April compared to the first quarter of this year.
LSE welcome for lender and Georgia Capital overshadowed by unsettled markets.
Unemployment remained highest among young people, reaching as high as 29.6% for 20-24 year olds.
Seasonal fluctuations in dairy prices related to structural inefficiencies in the sector cause wide variations in Georgia's answer to the Big Mac Index, but there are signs these are starting to narrow.