Mass protests in the center of Tbilisi ended, but the opposition promises a new action today

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Mass protests in the center of Tbilisi ended, but the opposition promises a new action today

Yesterday morning a rally of thousands began in Tbilisi, organized by Georgian opposition parties. A mass protest rally began in front of the parliament building on Rustaveli Avenue, the audience demanded to abandon the adoption of the law on foreign agents, supported by the ruling Georgian Dream party and by that time had already been adopted in the first reading.

By the evening of the same day, the protest action turned into clashes with the police and special forces of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The security forces used water cannons and tear gas against the protesters, the most active demonstrators were detained on the spot. The protesters, in turn, began to throw Molotov cocktails and stones at the police. The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia reported several police officers injured during clashes.



Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili, who is on an official visit to the United States, canceled all business meetings and addressed the protesters in Tbilisi. In a special video message, she expressed support with people who took to the streets of the capital and promised that she would veto the scandalous bill. Zurabishvili added that “nobody needs the law,” and it was written “under the dictation of Moscow.”

To date, news agencies report that the protest action in the Georgian capital has been completed. The protesters left the city center, the security forces are removing posts and cordons, traffic has been restored on the streets. According to various sources, more than 1000 people took part in the demonstration, more than 200 citizens were injured as a result of clashes with policemen, and about 300 people were detained.

The Law on Transparency of Foreign Influence (foreign agents) implies that individuals or media outlets receiving more than 20% of their funding from abroad will be entered in a special register. For evading this procedure, a fine of 25 thousand lari (727,5 thousand rubles) is provided. It is noteworthy that the document almost completely repeats similar restrictive regulations in force in the United States. But at the same time, after the unrest began in Tbilisi, officials from Washington and Brussels sharply criticized the bill.

US State Department Speaker Ned Price promised sanctions against Georgia if the law on foreign agents is passed. The head of European diplomacy, Josep Borrell, said that the law on foreign agents would push Georgia away from EU integration and, in general, "does not correspond to democratic values."

The leader of the Georgian opposition Strategy Agmashenebeli Party has announced a new protest action to be held today. Obviously, the pro-Western Georgian opposition has found a new excuse to destabilize the situation in the country, achieve early parliamentary elections and change the government, which, despite pressure from Washington and Brussels, refuses to support anti-Russian sanctions and confront Moscow. In addition, the adoption of the law will greatly complicate the work of local mass media and parties funded from abroad and acting in the interests of Western curators.
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  1. +4
    8 March 2023 09: 21

    US State Department Speaker Ned Price promised sanctions against Georgia if the law on foreign agents is passed.
    Sit down, bug! laughing You won’t spoil with merikatos)), the chains will be shortened in an instant! wink
    1. +6
      8 March 2023 09: 42
      What do they want? If the Georgians want to make a fuss and change something, they need to go to Washington, where their government and the state of Georgia are. Again, in France, protests against pension reform in the EU are called unlawful, but here Borrell just went on the syrup about protecting the rights to express one's opinion, that's how "democracy" it is.
      1. 0
        8 March 2023 09: 55
        Quote from Silver99
        What do they want? If the Georgians want to make a fuss and change something, they need to go to Washington, where their government and the state of Georgia are. Again, in France, protests against pension reform in the EU are called unlawful, but here Borrell just went on the syrup about protecting the rights to express one's opinion, that's how "democracy" it is.

        So their female president is now in the United States and from there, against the backdrop of the statue of liberty, cackles so that the police do not disperse the booze.
        1. 0
          8 March 2023 14: 45
          US State Department Speaker Ned Price promised sanctions against Georgia if the law on foreign agents is passed. Head of European diplomacy Josep Borrell said that the law on foreign agents push Georgia away from EU integration and in general "does not conform to democratic values".

          "DEMOCRATIC VALUES" or the so-called "HUMAN VALUES" USA and the collective West include a PRIVILEGE upon entry into power for LGBT representatives, which include US State Department skipper Ned Price. Namely.

          Ned Price since January 20, 2021, he is not only a representative of the US State Department, but he is also THE FIRST person in this position to openly declare that he is HOMOSEXUALIST.

          Doctors Parasexologists classify LGBT people as MENTALLY Ill people - primarily as a result of improper upbringing in the family and society. And only 3 and no more than 6% of LGBT people are born with congenital malformations of the biological development of internal organs and the brain in the sexual sphere.

          Georgia - 80-85% is an ORTHODOX country.
          The rest of the Georgians are Muslims, Catholics, Protestants and Jews.
          Therefore, in theory The United States has nothing to climb into a country like ORTHODOX Georgia. And here the LGBT communities come to the aid of the colonialist Washington. Why?
          Yes because Representatives of the LGBT as BIOLOGICAL DEGENERATES by their nature constitute a BIOLOGICAL MINORITY of mankind and for their own well-being they seek to subdue the HEALTHY MOST of people under their domination - to make them slaves to themselves.
          And since USA, UK and other "Old World", propagating PERVERTED supposedly "universal values" for LGBT people, are the state "roof" for the existence of LGBT people in the world, then LGBT representatives from all over the world have faithfully served and will continue to serve the United States, how they served under Obama!
    2. +1
      8 March 2023 09: 50
      Quote: aszzz888

      US State Department Speaker Ned Price promised sanctions against Georgia if the law on foreign agents is passed.
      Sit down, bug! laughing You won’t spoil with merikatos)), the chains will be shortened in an instant! wink

      And there’s even nothing to add Sheriff))) US vassals started to buzz something ..
      Russia is silent and grins ..
      1. -3
        8 March 2023 10: 14
        Well, yes .. we have adopted such a law for a long time, why not laugh now .. or are you talking about something or not adopted?
      2. +2
        8 March 2023 11: 31
        "Russia is silent and grinning.."

        Russia should not be "silent and grinning" in such a situation, but instead, give help and support - even if only diplomatic - to the legitimate elected Georgian government against the lawless, violent US-supported opposition. Otherwise the current Georgian government is likely to be replaced, one way or another, by a rabidly anti-Russian regime similar to those in Ukraine and the Baltics. This is Russia's DOORSTEP here! Doing nothing except sit and watch while the US overthrows governments around the world and replaces them with pro-US comprador client regimes, is the reason why Russia has very few allies left in the world.
        1. -1
          8 March 2023 23: 10
          Quote from Cicerist98
          "Russia is silent and grinning.."

          Russia should not be "silent and grinning" in such a situation, but instead, give help and support - even if only diplomatic - to the legitimate elected Georgian government against the lawless, violent US-supported opposition. Otherwise the current Georgian government is likely to be replaced, one way or another, by a rabidly anti-Russian regime similar to those in Ukraine and the Baltics. This is Russia's DOORSTEP here! Doing nothing except sit and watch while the US overthrows governments around the world and replaces them with pro-US comprador client regimes, is the reason why Russia has very few allies left in the world.

          TRANSLATION INTO RUSSIAN,
          Quote from Cicerist98
          "Russia is silent and grins .."
          Russia should not "silence and grin" in such a situation, but instead provide assistance and support - even if only diplomatic - to the legitimately elected government of Georgia against the lawless, violent opposition supported by the United States. Otherwise, the current Georgian government is likely to be replaced one way or another by a virulently anti-Russian regime similar to those operating in Ukraine and the Baltic states. This is the THRESHOLD of Russia! Doing nothing but sitting and watching the US topple governments around the world and replace them with pro-American comprador client regimes is the reason Russia has very few allies left in the world.
          You're right!
          Moreover, the decomposition of Georgia from within will begin with pro-Western - pro-American - propaganda of nominating representatives of the LGBT communities to power, in which everything is subordinated to the satisfaction of their own biologically DEGENERATE ego under the "roof" of the US intelligence services.
          At the same time, the parades of sexual minorities allowed in Georgia will be the LITMUS test of this.

          On May 17, 2019, the global LGBT community already celebrated the first parade of sexual minorities in the history of Georgia, permitted by the mayor of TbilisiBut in Georgia, then, a centuries-old tradition won among the people, which is not tolerant of the non-traditional family policy and its propaganda. And then the ORTHODOX Georgians protested against the sexual perverts, who had already been protected by the Georgian authorities.

          TOTAL Worldwide LGBT community curated from Washington, is a "Trojan horse" for the destruction in the country from the inside of the sexual self-identity of citizens, which underlies the self-identity of any people and its national state. This a tool of the American occupiers to seize power in a foreign country in order to colonize it by the US globalists.

          You're right!
          Moreover, the decomposition of Georgia from within will begin with pro-Western - pro-American - propaganda of the nomination of representatives of the LGBT communities to power, whose everything is subordinated to the satisfaction of their own bioloshiko DEGENERATE ego under the "roof" of the US special services.
          At the same time, the LITMUS test of this will be the parades of sexual minorities allowed in Georgia.

          On May 17, 2019, the World LGBT Society already celebrated the 1st parade of sexual minorities in the history of Georgia, authorized by the Mayor of Tbilisi, But in Georgia at that time, a centuries-old tradition that is not tolerant of non-traditional family politics and its propaganda prevalent among the people. And then the ORTHODOX Georgians protested to the sexual perverts, who were already protected by the Georgian authorities.

          total. The global LGBT community, supervised from Washington , is a "Trojan Horse" for the destruction of the sexual identity of citizens in the country from within, which underlies the self-identity of every nation and its national state. It is an instrument of the American occupiers to seize the territory in a foreign country in order to colonize it by the US globalists.

          Georgia's legal gay parade disrupted by protesters
          Permitted parade of sexual minorities in Georgia disrupted by protesters
    3. 0
      8 March 2023 10: 02
      Quote: aszzz888

      US State Department Speaker Ned Price promised sanctions against Georgia if the law on foreign agents is passed.
      Sit down, bug! laughing You won’t spoil with merikatos)), the chains will be shortened in an instant! wink

      What are you laughing at?
    4. old
      +6
      8 March 2023 10: 43
      The adoption of the law on foreign agents in the first reading, predictably, turned into street riots. Why predictable? Yes, because the US Ambassador to Georgia warned about this, almost openly, when she said that the US would not allow the country to deviate from the Euro-Atlantic path.

      That is, the adoption by a sovereign country of a law on the transparency of financing of public organizations and NGOs is, from the point of view of the United States, a crime.
      And this is understandable. As soon as the Georgian government tries to defend the interests of its state and its people to the detriment of the interests of the United States and its policies, agents of Western influence take to the streets, who do not care about their country and its fate.

      The current Georgian authorities have accumulated enough "sins" before the "Euro-Atlantic" course. They did not hold the sanctions against Russia, they did not open a “second front” after the start of the NWO, as Zelya called for. They talked about the desirability of opening direct air flights with Russia. They did not see the Russian tourists as a threat. Trade between our countries has grown to record highs. They did not pay attention to the insistent advice of the West to isolate themselves from Russia. Albeit to the detriment of their economy and their citizens. It's not the main thing. The main thing is the Euro-Atlantic path and values. The right of LGBT people to hold their parades near Orthodox Churches, for example.

      So the same foreign agents who received money from the West to save wild hamsters or shelters for lame grasshoppers came to Rustaveli Avenue. They came out not just to stand, but with the intention of organizing a Maidan. With all the necessary paraphernalia, in the form of "Molotov cocktails" that flew at the police, and slogans about the way to Europe and NATO. And under the flags of the US and the EU. Doesn't it remind you of anything? Guys don't be shy. They work according to the same scenarios and the same methods.
      Georgia will be shaken. This is just the beginning. The authorities will not resist, and this may be fatal for the very existence of Georgia.
      1. 0
        8 March 2023 11: 12
        I don’t follow, I don’t try, in a nutshell, who is there for “with us”?
  2. +1
    8 March 2023 09: 24
    Striped ears stick out behind every protest
    1. -4
      8 March 2023 09: 38
      Indeed, how is it in the 21st century that people in Georgia do not want "enemy of the people" stickers, generously handed out by those who have children abroad, real estate, accounts .... but they are the right patriots, but if you ask them about where did they get all this, then you will instantly become a "traitor". And as soon as people in Georgia are against this?! What savages!
      1. +2
        8 March 2023 10: 20
        But how is that possible? In such an exemplary country, a stronghold of democracy, a role model for all sorts of Ukraine.

        In my opinion, people in Georgia already made their choice 20 years ago.
  3. +5
    8 March 2023 09: 27
    It is obvious that the pro-Western Georgian opposition has found a new excuse
    In Georgia, it is not at all clear who is in power and who is in opposition. The government in power, with such success, can be called "pro-Western." But it is less pro-Western, and the opposition is more. smile
    1. -1
      8 March 2023 09: 36
      What is not clear there? Behind the current government is one oligarch - Ivanishvili (if memory serves). A significant part of the business interests of which we have in Russia.
      1. +4
        8 March 2023 09: 52
        A significant part of the business interests of which we have in Russia
        This is his whole "pro-Russian" position. Nothing personal, just business.
        1. +6
          8 March 2023 10: 09
          You are obviously bad at observing Georgia's recent actions in the political arena. Georgia imposed some kind of sanctions against us, and la inadequate Poland, the Baltic states? No. Where does a significant part of parallel imports come from? Where do many people go on vacation? Even Ukraine has not once sent notes to Georgia for not going into conflict with Russia.
          1. +1
            8 March 2023 19: 40
            Yes, yes, you are right, absolutely true. But can we dig why so? Suddenly fell in love with Russia? Maybe because the Georgian oligarchs, those in power, have big business in Russia? And they are not interested in losing him? How uninteresting is it to lose the tourism business, which depends on the Russians? Georgia, declared that it refuses to join NATO, the EU? Returned to the CIS? Joined the CSTO? So far, Russia and Georgia are brought together not by common interests, but by the Russian business of the Georgian oligarchs in power.
    2. +1
      8 March 2023 09: 52
      Well, the battle is for the right to get wonderful greenbacks and not talk about it anywhere, money loves silence, excessive publicity can reduce funding.
  4. +1
    8 March 2023 09: 35
    individuals or media outlets receiving more than 20% of their funding from abroad will be entered in a special register.

    AND? Why are so many people buzzing? They don’t want to sign up, do they get a lot because of the cordon?
    1. -4
      8 March 2023 09: 42
      The question is not the norm, but the practice of application ... 20% can be ordinary hard workers, for example, from Russia, who donated 100 lari each, but there will be a good reason to close inconvenient media. Or by yourself, simply send these 20% from a front office and hang the yoke of the wrong media. It's so convenient.
    2. +3
      8 March 2023 10: 29
      Busyat mostly for lace panties and the EU. Borel has already said:
      This law incompatible with EU values ​​and standards. This is contrary to Georgia's stated goal of joining the European Union, which is supported by the overwhelming majority of Georgian citizens. Its final adoption will have serious consequences for our relations.


      USA - sanctions will be introduced. They also said.

      That is, both the EU and the US will be closed to Georgia in the near future, along the way they will collapse their investment ratings and loans, and even gray imports will be seen by ships and secondary sanctions will be thrown with a ban on Georgia on a number of goods.
      1. +1
        8 March 2023 11: 46
        Quote: donavi49
        Busyat mostly for lace panties and the EU.

        You will be very surprised, but no, the EU only joined the next day. The unwillingness of people to see a Russian-style "dictatorship of law" is quite self-sufficient.
        1. +4
          8 March 2023 12: 21
          Well, and the law arose from scratch? Ivanishvili has been cracking down on them for only 10 years. Yes, not clumsily, but through trusted persons whom he himself appointed. If they didn’t want a reversal in autocracy, they would have buzzed another 14-15-16- when they tightened the screws and laid the foundations for everything that is happening now.
  5. +1
    8 March 2023 09: 38
    Quote: aszzz888

    US State Department Speaker Ned Price promised sanctions against Georgia if the law on foreign agents is passed.
    Sit down, bug! laughing You won’t spoil with merikatos)), the chains will be shortened in an instant! wink

    Another Ukraine 2.0. The Rose Revolution taught the proud Georgians nothing. Again, they will build a model of the Kremlin out of foam plastic and will destroy it. The American Central Circus tours around our borders.
    1. -1
      8 March 2023 09: 54
      Quote: Balu
      Another Ukraine 2.0. The Rose Revolution taught the proud Georgians nothing. Again, they will build a model of the Kremlin out of foam plastic and will destroy it. The American Central Circus tours around our borders.

      To hell with this Georgia .. As if the Kazakhs were not set on fire again .. Here is where the dangerous direction is. There, little Tony Blair has been spudding their juzes for a long time, etc.
    2. +1
      8 March 2023 09: 57
      Quote: Balu
      The American Central Circus tours around our borders.

      Because we let them do it. Here they are dumbfounded.
    3. -3
      8 March 2023 10: 19
      what and where is the Kremlin here? if they "tinder" for their internal Georgian affairs? and just the Americans are against the protests .. Did you read the news before the commentary?
  6. 0
    8 March 2023 09: 39
    More, more sanctions, good and different! The more of them there are, the more absurd the situation will be and the more resources the hegemon will have to spend on controlling them.

    Americans are burying themselves with their own hands, creating a world beyond their control. Independent financial systems, fleets of tankers, gray markets of sanctions have already appeared. Development and progress cannot be stopped.

    China will dominate this world, as it is also forced to withdraw part of the economy into the gray zone. And given its political system and the fact that socialism (USSR, Cuba, Venezuela) proved to be the most resistant system to external pressure, we may again see the reddening of the world and the renaissance of the communist idea.
    1. -1
      8 March 2023 10: 20
      You are funny .. but what is good for us from this?
  7. 0
    8 March 2023 10: 00
    Oh, this "dictation of Moscow"! Everywhere the Kremlin trace is found. But in principle, a very convenient excuse if something does not go according to plan
  8. +1
    8 March 2023 10: 48
    What heights the Georgian (and all the rest!) peoples reached under the S.S.S.R.!
    And now... degradation.
    Sad and disgusting.
  9. +1
    8 March 2023 11: 20
    If the law fails to pass, then our structures should not hesitate to finance parties and organizations that advocate cooperation with Russia.
  10. 0
    8 March 2023 12: 26
    The current policy is neutral towards Russia. I would not want the government to change and the aggressive Anti-Russian state reappear at hand. Why ours do nothing. Help Georgia in some way. Open trade.
  11. NAP
    0
    8 March 2023 12: 44
    Ukraine 2.0, Kazakhstan is Ukraine 3.0 with growing Russophobia
  12. +1
    8 March 2023 13: 42
    Before our eyes - a video where our tourists in Georgia (tourists!: car, family, luggage) are nightmare by some local rodents after the incident with our ambassador. Hospitality, songs, wine-Mimino - goodbye. There should be a tough neutral position on our part, no "brothers". Close the message and let them cook in their pot with either the Amers or the Papuans. Proud and free people - go ahead, just forget about Russia and strangle each other from the impotent rage that weaned you beggars from the Russian trough.
  13. 0
    8 March 2023 14: 26
    The chairman of the ruling Georgian Dream party, Irakli Kobakhidze, drew attention to the fact that ex-president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili "suddenly stopped dying." Kobakhidze stated this at a press conference at the party's office.
    It is reported by Rambler. Further: https://news.rambler.ru/world/50336710/?utm_content=news_media&utm_medium=read_more&utm_source=copylink
  14. 0
    8 March 2023 17: 37
    What is allowed to Jupiter is not allowed to the bull. Therefore, America can have a law on foreign agents and will not allow anyone to equal it in democracy.
  15. 0
    9 March 2023 19: 14
    Tbilisi has a great example of A.G. Lukashenko.
    The world must understand that US sanctions are the last effort before the complete collapse of hegemony.
    Today, the United States resembles a pugnacious kid who was shortened, and he stands in front of those who gave him snot, smearing them on his cheeks and threatening to gather friends for an answer ...
    True, no one is going to be responsible for the United States. They bark while everything is quiet at home.