Georgia holds regular and competitive elections, and its democratic trajectory showed signs of improvement during the period surrounding a change in government in 2012–13. However, progress has stagnated in recent years. Oligarchic actors hold outsized influence over policy and political choices, and the rule of law continues to be stymied by political interests.
Freedom in the World — Georgia Country Report
Georgia is rated Partly Free in Freedom in the World, Freedom House's annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.
Freedom on the Net — Georgia Country Report
Georgia is rated Free in Freedom on the Net, Freedom House's comprehensive study of internet freedom around the globe.
A New Eurasian Far Right Rising
Reflections on Georgia, Ukraine and Armenia: Far-right groups are growing in prominence and sophistication across Eurasia, particularly in countries where notable democratic and liberalizing reforms have taken place.
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