Deal or no deal?: here what they did in Mariupol’ Why Georgia's response to the war has been feeble — despite months of pro-Ukraine protests in Tbilisi

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על ידי Nikolai Priser התגלה על ידי Player FM והקהילה שלנו - זכויות היוצרים שמורות למפרסם, לא ל-Player FM, והשמע מוזרם ישירות מהשרתים שלכם. הירשמו כדי לעקוב אחר עדכונים ב-Player FM, או הדביקו את כתובת העדכונים באפליקציות פודקאסט אחרות.
Since the start of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Georgian citizens have enthusiastically supported Ukraine: thousands of people have attended anti-war rallies in Tbilisi, the city is covered in Ukrainian flags, and some Georgians have even chosen to fight alongside Ukrainians as volunteers. Despite all that, official relations between the two countries remain strained. Ukraine withdrew its ambassador from Georgia a month ago and has criticized the country for imposing insufficient sanctions against Russia, while the Georgian government has rejected Ukraine's calls for it to open a "second front" and reclaim its occupied territories from Russia. The conflict has started to affect Georgia's domestic politics as well -- its ruling party is facing accusations of cowardice and of supporting Russia. At Meduza's request, Georgian journalist Iya Barateli reports on how her country is trying to walk the line between Ukraine and Russia. Original Article: https://meduza.io/en/feature/2022/05/18/russia-would-do-here-what-it-did-in-mariupol

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