United National Movement

Georgian MPs accuse U.S. of plotting revolution in Georgia

Georgian MPs accuse U.S. of plotting revolution in Georgia

Ex-representatives of the ruling Georgian Dream party Sozar Subari, Mikhail Kavelashvili, Guram Macharashvili and Dmitri Khundadze accused the U.S. embassy in Tbilisi of whipping up revolutionary sentiments in the country as the Georgian …

Saakashvili leaves politics

Saakashvili leaves politics

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili is leaving politics and the United National Movement party he created, his lawyer Valery Gelbakhiani said on the air of the Imedi TV channel. "The reason is the preservation and saving …

Dream of EU unite Georgia's government and opposition?

Dream of EU unite Georgia's government and opposition?

Georgia's United National Movement party, the largest opposition group in the state legislature, may join the parliamentary format proposed by the ruling Georgian Dream party for addressing the 12-point conditions set by the European …

"Georgia's authorities and people united on issue of Russia"

"Georgia's authorities and people united on issue of Russia"

David Matikashvili from the ruling Georgian Dream party said that the views of the country's leadership and its residents are identical, as a poll by the Georgian Opinion Research Business International (GORBI) shows. According …

Georgian Dream: opposition preparing coup d’état

Georgian Dream: opposition preparing coup d’état

Chairman of the ruling Georgian Dream party Irakli Kobakhidze on Monday said the European Union had "no reason to reject" Georgia's application for membership, "especially" if it granted candidate status to Ukraine …

20 Saakashvili supporters detained in Batumi

20 Saakashvili supporters detained in Batumi

Georgian police detained at least 22 supporters of ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili outside the Adzharian government building in Batumi, the Georgian news agency Interpressnews reports. Yesterday, members of the United …

UNM weighs boycott of Georgian parliament

UNM weighs boycott of Georgian parliament

The United National Movement party may again boycott the parliament and even leave it, UNM member Nugzar Tsiklauri said. "It is quite possible that it will start with a boycott of the parliament and steps will be taken in this …

"United National Movement" prepares large-scale protests

"United National Movement" prepares large-scale protests

Georgia's largest opposition party, "the United National Movement", intends to organize large-scale protests aimed at calling early parliamentary elections and a further change of power, UNM MP Levan Khabeishvili said. …

UNM ends boycott, enters Georgian parliament

UNM ends boycott, enters Georgian parliament

United National Movement, the largest opposition party in Georgia, has announced an end to their parliamentary boycott following seven months of refusal to participate in the activities of the state legislature, with the head of the parliamentary faction Khatia Dekanoidze revealing the decision on Monday.

Saakashvili forces his supporters to eat

Saakashvili forces his supporters to eat

Chairman of the opposition United National Movement party Nika Melia said today that on New Year's Eve, 150 party members stopped their hunger strike, as they were asked to do so by the founder of the UNM, ex-President of Georgia Mikhail …

Tbilisi demands to free Saakashvili

Tbilisi demands to free Saakashvili

At this moment, another rally of ex-President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili’s supporters is taking place in Tbilisi. Opposition representatives gathered in front of the parliament building. According to the RIA Novosti …

Two injured during stone throwing at UNM rally in Tbilisi

Two injured during stone throwing at UNM rally in Tbilisi

Two citizens have been injured by stones thrown during a United National Movement (UNM) rally held in front of the State Security Service (SSS) building. The stones, supposedly thrown from the roof of the residential building near the …

Trial involving Saakashvili taking place in Georgia

Trial involving Saakashvili taking place in Georgia

A trial involving former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili is taking place at Tbilisi City Court.  Mikhail Saakashvili was detained in Tbilisi on October 1. On the same day, he went on a hunger strike. Commenting on his …

Georgian opposition to hold three protests on November 10

Georgian opposition to hold three protests on November 10

On Wednesday, November 10, three protests will take place in Tbilisi. This was announced today at a rally on Rustavi Avenue by the chairman of the United National Movement (UNM) Nika Melia. All of them will start at the same time - at …

Georgian opposition demanding Saakashvili's release

Georgian opposition demanding Saakashvili's release

Georgia's United National Movement (UNM) opposition party is holding a rally in front of the building of the Ministry of Justice in Tbilisi, following yesterday's transfer of former president Mikheil Saakashvili to Gldani prison hospital …