Tag: dual citizenship

Saakashvili’s Loss of Georgian Citizenship – What It Means and What It Doesn’t

December 8, 2015

Staunton, December 7, 2015 The constitution and laws of the Republic of Georgia do not allow dual citizenship, and consequently and not surprisingly, Mikheil Saakashvili’s decision to take Ukrainian citizenship because of his work in Odessa has resulted in his loss of Georgian citizenship. International law holds that individuals have a right to citizenship, but […]

Exodus of Russian Citizens from Russia, Already Massive, Likely to Grow

December 11, 2014

Staunton, December 8 – The decisions by high profile Russians to go into exile because of what is happening to their country under Vladimir Putin continue to attract media attention in Moscow and the West, but such coverage often has the effect of obscuring rather than highlighting the dimensions of this term. Last week, for […]

New Climate of Fear in Russia Leaves Authorities without Key Data

October 13, 2014

Staunton, October 8 – Increasing fears in the population of the Russian Federation about how the government will use any information it obtains are causing ever more people there not to provide it and thus leaving the Putin regime without the kind of knowledge it needs to conduct even defensible policies. There has been a […]

Putin’s Dual Citizenship Law Opens the Way to Broader Repression, Pastukhov Says

June 10, 2014

Staunton, June 10 – In its effort to maintain and tighten control over those it sees as its domestic enemies, the Putin regime is moving step by step to violate the provisions of the Russian constitution in ways that may seem almost anodyne but in fact have far-reaching consequences, Vladimir Pastukhov says. In a Novaya […]