On 5 January, the Tbilisi city court of first instance sentenced the former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili to three years in prison.
Armenia and the EU signed a Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) during the Eastern Partnership summit in Brussels.
On the night of 29 May, the Azeri opposition journalist Efgan Muhtarli went missing in Tbilisi.
The parliamentary election on 2 April has led to the consolidation of Armenia’s political scene.
On 28 March, the European Union’s decision to abolish short-term visas for Georgian citizens came into force.
On 21 February, Azerbaijan’s president, Ilham Aliyev, nominated his wife, Mehriban Aliyeva, for the newly created position of first vice-president.
The United National Movement, Georgia’s largest opposition party which governed the country during the presidency of Mikheil Saakashvili underwent a split on 12 January.
Mainly representatives of the Georgian Dream and the opposition United National Movement competed in the parliamentary runoff in Georgia.
The first round of parliamentary elections took place in Georgia on 8 October. A mixed, proportional-and-majority election system applies in Georgia.
On 8 October parliamentary elections will be held in Georgia. A new element in the Georgian context is the appearance of slogans favouring rapprochement with Russia.