Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky, Moldovan president Maia Sandu, Georgian president Salome Zurabishvili, Georgian prime minister Irakli Garibashvili and European Council chief Charles Michel. Photograph: Georgia’s presidential press service/AFP via Getty

Georgia has insisted that its pro-western stance is not in doubt, even as NGOs and media groups urged the EU to help defend the country’s democracy am(...)

People take part in a funeral ceremony of the Georgian cameraman Lekso Lashkarava in Tbilisi on Tuesday. Photograph: Zurab Kurtsikidze/EPA

Top Georgian officials have rejected calls to resign over the handling of an attack by a far-right mob on LGBT Pride supporters and journalists in the(...)

Georgian   prime minister Irakli Garibashvili insisted his government was “solidly committed to dialogue, to ensure that we normalise the political situation in country as soon as possible”. Photograph:  Vano Shlamov/AFP

The European Union has begun mediating between Georgia’s feuding government and opposition amid fears for the stability of a key western ally in the s(...)

 A man holds a Georgia-shaped sign depicting the national flag during an opposition rally in support of Nika Melia in front of parliament in Tbilisi on Tuesday. Photograph: Zurab Kurtsikidze/EPA

Thousands of Georgians protested in their capital, Tbilisi, after police stormed the headquarters of the country’s main opposition party and arrested (...)

A hippopotamus walks across a flooded street in Tbilisi. Photograph: Beso Gulashvili/Reuters

Georgian police were last night searching the mud-clogged streets of the capital, Tbilisi, for animals that escaped from the city’s zoo during flas(...)