What happened during that period
Photo: Sergo Edisherashvili
We have brought together the most important dates in the contemporary history of Georgia, which marks the 27th anniversary of its independence from the Soviet Union on 26 May. It has gone through many things during that period: several wars, years without heating and electricity, reforms and hopes for a better future, autocracy and informal rulers. In March this year, the European Union lifted the visa requirements for Georgian citizens, which was a real treat for the country.
Now, let’s take a brief look at Georgia’s modern history: