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Eka Beselia:
“The amnesty has concerned 8,723 people. In 2013, 503 cases of repeated crime were recorded. This accounts just for 6%.”

On 26 October, as a guest of the TV programme Reaction, Member of the Parliamentary Majority, Eka Beselia, stated: “The amnesty has concerned 8,723 people. In 2013, 503 cases of repeated crime were recorded. This accounts just for 6% with 8,200 people continuing with their former way of life.” FactCheck verified the accuracy of Eka [...]

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Davit Shavliashvili:
“The usage of the budget of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia is more than GEL 630 million. This has been the highest rate throughout the last seven years.”

On 24 November 2014, as a guest of TV Maestro, Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure, Davit Shavliashvili, stated:  “The usage of the budget of the Ministry is more than GEL 630 million and this has been the highest rate throughout the last seven years. The last government had the highest usage rate in 2011. [...]

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Davit Sergeenko:
“The usage of these drugs (krokodil, vint, jeff) has decreased by 90%.”

On 19 September 2014, as a guest of the Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB), Minister of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, Davit Sergeenko, stated: “Definitely, the usage of these drugs (krokodil, vint, jeff) has decreased by 90%.” FactCheck took interest in this statement and verified its accuracy. Based upon the information of the Ministry [...]

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Government of Georgia:
According to the position of the Government of Georgia, the decline of GEL is due to the strengthening of USD with respect to other currencies and it has nothing to do with the state budget.

The Georgian currency has seen a decline in recent days. It has depreciated by 14 tetri with respect to USD. According to the position of the Government of Georgia, the decline of GEL is due to the strengthening of USD with respect to other currencies and it has nothing to do with the state budget. [...]

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Nodar Khaduri:
“The decrease of ‘other incomes’ in the state budget is mainly due to the decrease of the amount of fines.”

On 14 November 2014, Minister of Finance of Georgia, Nodar Khaduri, presented the 2015 state budget project to the Parliament of Georgia. During his speech, the Minister stated: “You want to know why ‘other incomes’ have decreased? I would like to tell you that it is due to the decrease of fines. The amount of [...]

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Shalva Natelashvili:
“Gogi Topadze received an interest-free preferential credit worth USD 7 million which he invested in a pheasant farm.”

On 7 November 2014, whilst taking part in Imedi TV’s Reaction programme, leader of the Labour Party of Georgia, Shalva Natelashvili, criticised members of the Parliamentary Majority. According to Mr Natelashvili, Georgia’s budget is being used in their favour: “An Agricultural Development grant, an interest-free preferential credit worth USD 7 million, was given not to [...]

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Khatuna Gogorishvili:
“It was a pre-election promise of the Georgian Dream coalition that internally displaced persons would be free from utility payments.”

On 13 November 2014, at the session of the Parliament of Georgia, Parliamentary Minority MP, Khatuna Gogorishvili, said that internally displaced persons would soon be left without a natural gas supply: “I would like to provide information about 2,400 families living in Tserovani. They have been cutting off the gas supply to these people for [...]

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Mikheil Saakashvili:
“Nika Gilauri was going to be appointed as Ukraine’s Business Ombudsman… the Government of Georgia sent a note and said that if Nika Gilauri were appointed, the Government of Georgia would cease relations with the EBRD.”
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Irakli Sesiashvili:
“A total of ten people were arrested on charges of being members of the criminal world in 2012 when the United National Movement was still in power… We arrested 70 people (including thieves-in-law) in 2013.”
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