Nika Gvaramia was sentenced to three and a half years in prison for causing damage to Rustavi-2 TV company while serving as director.
The fintech is reporting eyecatching market growth figures.
Georgians make up the most prominent contingent of foreign fighters in Ukraine. At least nine have been killed.
The EBRD has cut its 2022 emerging Europe growth forecasts again, reflecting a sharp downgrade for Ukraine and the regional fallout from the war and sanctions.
Georgia’s revenue from tourism reached $174.5mn in March, 71.3% of the figure recorded in March 2019.
Ukraine's economy forecast to contract by 20% and projections worsen across emerging Europe — except for Eurasian oil and gas producers Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan.
The ruling party, apparently fed up with President Salome Zurabishvili's outspoken support for Ukraine, now says it will appeal to the Constitutional Court because she has overstepped her duties.
Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia and most of the Western Balkans states have made a clear choice in favour of Western integration.
Exports surged by 60% y/y but imports advanced by 53% y/y too.
More than 20,000 Russians have already fled to Georgia in the days since their country launched the invasion of Ukraine. Many Georgians say they are not welcome.
Several EU member states from Central and Eastern Europe have backed fast-track membership for Ukraine, though Western European members are more cautious.