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Healthcare Sector Overview

The present review includes a macro analysis of the healthcare sector; key indicators of the sector and a comparison with other countries; financial indicators of the retail pharmaceutical sector, hospitals, and clinics; government spending on health services; and challenges in the sector.


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Tendencies of Russian Disinformation in Georgia Along with the War in Ukraine

September 27 -  The Kremlin stated that any expansion of NATO military infrastructure in Ukraine would cross one of President Vladimir Putin's "red lines", while Belarus said that  it had agreed with Moscow to take action against NATO's expansion.


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Official Communication Regarding the Exports of Dairy Products to Russia

On March 6, 2022, the Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported that the Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision (Rosselkhoznadzor) had allowed 15 Georgian companies to supply milk and dairy products to Russia. 

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Challenges to the Georgian Economy against the Background of International Sanctions against Russia

Russia's aggression against Ukraine and the start of a war in the region have a significant impact on the Georgian economy. The current review discusses the dependence of the Georgian economy on the economies of neighboring and friend countries.

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2022 Bertelsmann Transformation Index

Bertelsmann Transformation Index (BTI) regularly evaluates countries since 2004. The index analyzes and evaluates whether and how developing countries and countries in transition are steering social change toward democracy and a market economy (reports are published once in two years).

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Russian Capital in Georgia

Russian malign influence still defines the post-Soviet region’s most pressing political, economic and social challenges. While Russian hybrid strategies in the cyber warand information sphere have been much discussed and analysed, there is often a lack of up-to-date empirical evidence documenting Russian influences in different Georgian business sectors. The Kremlin has long been weaponizing corruption and money flows in both its foreign and domestic politics. Corrupt practices are being deliberately exported as a tool to weaken and destabilize democratic institutions, most especially in post-Soviet countries. Counter-disinformation efforts are increasingly moving beyond the narrow media lens and are recognizing money and business as vectors of malign influence and as key tools of nonlinear warfare.

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Processing of Biometric and Genetic Data - European Standards

Data related to a person's physical, biological, or physiological characteristics that enable an individual to be uniquely identified is considered to biometric data.

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Economic Growth Overview

In 2021, the Georgian economy surpassed the 2019 level by 3%, despite significant growth in foreign debt and high inflation.

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Corruption Perception Index 2021

Transparency International published Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2021 results on January 25th. According to the report Georgia was ranked 45th among 180 countries with the score of 55. Georgia has worsened its results in the index compared to the previous years. While Georgia remains a leader in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia Region, it has moved four steps backward in international ranking over the past four years. In 2020 Georgia was ranked 45th among 180 countries with the score of 56, in 2019 - 44th with the score of 56, and in 2018 Georgia was on the 41st place with the score 58.

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Internet Freedom and Digital Rights in Georgia: Systemic Challenges 

The virtualization of public life is an inevitable consequence of technological development. Each form of physical communication is gradually emerging as a digital alternative. The public's dependence on technology and the Internet is increasing, which leads to a growth in the importance of the digital sphere. Specifically, technological development affects all the fundamental values ​​of the states - the quality of democracy and the Rule of Law and the protection of basic human rights.