Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze addresses the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. Photo: Reuters

Georgian PM Mamuka Bakhtadze announces resignation following anti-government protests

  • Bakhtadze, who has been in office since June 2018, said consultations to select his successor were ongoing and that the announcement would be made on Thursday
Topic |   Georgia

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Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze addresses the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. Photo: Reuters
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Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: AP

Russia denies role in ‘execution’ of Georgian former special forces operative in Berlin

  • Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, 40, was shot dead on Friday after an assassination attempt four years ago led to him fleeing Georgia
  • The West has accused Russia of masterminding killings and assassination attempts abroad before, including against former spies in Britain
Topic |   Russia

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Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: AP
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