Research

Collection of Articles Analysis of the Growing Chinese Influence in South Caucasus and Central Asia

Dear readers It is a great honor for us to share with you the first part of the publication initiated by “Civic IDEA” and prepared together with partners, which will tell you the story of the growing influence of foreign countries in the South Caucasus and Central Asia. The second part of this edition is …

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Civic IDEA’s research featured in Carnegie Endowment for International Peace publication

Civic IDEA’s work has been featured in the 2021 publication of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, “China’s Influence in Southeastern, Central, and Eastern Europe Vulnerabilities and Resilience in Four Countries”. Part of the research concerns the Chinese influence and the activities of the notorious Chinese companies in Georgia, as well as, the PRC academic initiatives …

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Pandora’s Box Opened Bidzina Ivanishvili’s Connections with the Chinese Companies Report N8

In 2018-2020, “Civic IDEA” intensively published research concerning the shady links of Georgian political/business elite representatives with the notorious Chinese companies. Among them was a study named “Chkhartishvili Leads in China’s ”Closed Business Championship’”. According to our research and analysis of the materials found, the interests of CEFC China Energy, a company that has been …

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China Road and Bridge Corporation in Georgia Report N7

Civic IDEA’s China Watch Report N7 deals with misconduct related to the activities of the Chinese company “China Road and Bridge Corporation” (CRBC) in Georgia, tenders won illegally, violations related to labor rights, and shady practices in various countries worldwide. The company is collaborating with the Georgian Roads Department on two major infrastructure projects. Like …

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