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Georgia: Concerns over Lazika development

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Georgia, Development, Economics & Business, Governance

Writing on The PIK.TV blog, the channel's English-language editor, Tbilisi-based Nicholas Alan Clayton, comments on plans to construct a new city in Georgia. With little transparency in planning the Lazika development [1], recently referred to as an ‘instant city in a swamp’ by the New York Times, the blog says that while many reforms since the 2003 Rose Revolution have been inspiring, this is not one of them [2].