Post-Election Crisis In Georgia
Analysis and Implications After the Crackdown On the Georgian Opposition
Melia's arrest sparked significant concern among Georgia's international partners and has deepened internal political divisions after the disputed results of the country's 2020 Parliamentary elections, posing a severe political challenge for newly-appointed PM Irakli Garibashvili and his Government.
As the political crisis accelerates, we take a more detailed look at the political turmoil surrounding Melia's arrest, the ongoing standoff over the election results and the potential impact on foreign investors of the second Garibashvili Government.
To read the overview of the latest political developments in Georgia please follow this link.
For the earlier memo on the October 2020 elections in Georgia and its immediate aftermath, click here.