Patriarch Ilia II enjoys the highest authority among the Georgian population, with an 89% approval rating
Georgian Dream party
One of the leaders of the ruling Georgian Dream, Gia Volsky, is considered his main rival.
Gigi Ugulava has been found guilty of alleged embezzlement to the amount of about $17 million, the opposition accuses the authorities of persecution for political reasons
The results of a new survey of the National Democratic Institute indicate a decrease in the popularity of the ruling Georgian Dream party and its leader Bidzina Ivanishvili