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Thousands rally in Georgia to protest adoption of 'foreign influence' law

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By Caleb DAVIS and Irakli METREVELI

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thousands?

and millions are agree...so what is the point?

you are foreign funded NGO and want to have influence in politics?show me your money source.as simple as is.

USA,Israel,most recently France have same law-sow hat is your problem exactly?

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NED-funded rent-a-mobs and color revolutions/maidans designed to facilitate them becoming the next Ukraine. Only a fool would want that. Good on Tblisi for focusing on their own fractured society and problems on their own plate rather than someone else's own selfish BS political agenda which seeks to aggressively exploit for cynical reasons.

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JJEToday 11:00 am JST

NED-funded rent-a-mobs and color revolutions/maidans designed to facilitate them becoming the next Ukraine. Only a fool would want that. Good on Tblisi for focusing on their own fractured society and problems on their own plate rather than someone else's own selfish BS political agenda which seeks to aggressively exploit for cynical reasons.

Imagine having to look behind your back for NED all of the time.

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Georgia turns the clock back to the time of the Soviets. Good luck with that going forward.

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I'm a little confused. Is there something more to this law? I would like to know if parties standing in my country's elections received funding from abroad. There has been some political fighting about this kind of thing in the UK (see link below).

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2023/may/03/government-defeats-move-to-tighten-uk-foreign-donations-law

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You should be very confused. Many countries have laws like this. This one is kind of moderate in that it only allows for fines and not full-blown prosecutions/jailing, unlike the US FARA act.

But that hasn't stopped certain quarters dishonestly labelling it a "Russian law" with some textbook smoke blowing because there is nothing more to this law apart from full disclosure, transparency and fines.

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It is uselessly to suspect Georgia of its favorable attitude towards Russia. The Georgian government just wants to run the country without external interference. The most amazing thing is that the leader of the opposition, who went to the streets, wants the same thing! That's just the youth, brought-raised on Western values, behaves like blind kittens. None of them knows how it should be...Western sanctions are exactly what is needed now. This is sarcasm, if anything

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You try asking your question to the hundreds of thousands of Georgians protesting and the president who vetoed it.

President? President of Georgia - a French citizen! President doesn't get out of France and America! What she can know about Georgia?

When will you learn to think seriously?

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It hasn't struck people that the actual government, which was a sufficiently large majority to override the president's veto, was voted for by a majority of people as opposed to the rent-a-mob in the capital which represents a loud minority.

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These Georgian Dream MPs sound like our MAGAs, willing to sell out their country out at the drop of a hat. Maybe the elections in October will show these losers the door.

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