In this episode of Talk Eastern Europe, Adam and Alexandra kick off this episode with a rundown of some of the recent developments in the region, including the ongoing war in Ukraine, recent local elections in Serbia, the upcoming European parliamentary elections and developments in Hungary and Poland.

Later, Adam is joined by Vazha Tavberidze, a Georgian journalist and staff writer with RFE/RL's Georgian Service. They discuss the situation in the country surrounding the recently passed “foreign agent” law and its consequences. They also take a look at what’s next politically in the context of the upcoming elections in October.

For further reading via New Eastern Europe:
“Why the “Russian law” is so dangerous for Georgia” by Grigol Julukhidze and Mariam Gubievi:

“Georgia has now reached a crucial moment” by Jakub Bornio:

“Georgians want a better future” by Mark Temnycky:  

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