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Kakha Kukava (Georgian: კახა კუკავა) (born July 12, 1976 in Tbilisi) is a Georgian politician, former member of Parliament of Georgia and a leader of Free Georgia Party.[1]


Kukava was born in Tbilisi on July 12, 1976. He graduated from the Tbilisi State University with a degree in law. Kukava held several governmental positions since the 1990s and practiced law when he worked as a lawyer until 2003.

As a member of Conservative Party of Georgia he joined coalition with United National Movement and participated in Rose Revolution. Shortly after being elected as a member of Parliament of Georgia Kukava left UNM alongside Conservative Party and joined opposition of Mikheil Saakashvili. Since 2007 - chairman of the largest parliamentary faction "Democratic Front".

In parliament Kukava initiated several draft laws, including "about withdrawal of Georgia from CIS", "about Lustration", "Rehabilitation of supporters of the first President Zviad Gamsakhurdia".

Kukava was strongly opposing President Saakashvili, Interior minister Merabishvili and Prosecutor General Zurab Adeishvili. In 2007-2009 he was one of the leaders of United opposition coalition and organizer of mass protest against government.

In 2008 he was again elected in parliament, however like other members of opposition he declared elections rigged and decided not to join parliament. In 2010 Kukava was elected as member of Tbilisi city council.

In 2010 Kukava founded center-left party „Free Georgia”. In 2011 he was elected as chairman of the party.

Kukava participated in parliamentary by elections (2013) in Nadzaladevi single mandate district and came secondwith 17.26% after candidate of Ruling Georgian Dream candidate.

Kukava is married and has three children.[2]


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Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:26:15 -0800

Kakha Kukava, leader of Free Georgia, said the person who held Gedenidze while he was attacked was the father of Ivane Begiashvili, and he had since been excluded from the party. Photo journalist Gedenidze was formerly the personal photographer of ...


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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 17:11:50 -0700

... the votes in Tbilisi, Nika Melia of UNM got 27.6 percent. Dimitry Lortkipanidze from Nino Burjanadze United Opposition got 10.1 percent, while Irma Inashvili from the Alliance of Patriots got 6.3 percent and Kakha Kukava from Free Georgia Party 2.2 ...
Wed, 22 Jan 2014 01:00:05 -0800

Georgia withdrew from the CIS in 2009, but its representative Kakha Kukava, the Chairman of "Free Georgia" Party, told Pravda.Ru that for Ukrainian politicians it was very important to consider the experience of Georgia. "In the early 1990s Georgia ...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 03:18:44 -0700

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Wed, 21 Mar 2012 10:38:08 -0700

Two opposition figures -- Kakha Kukava, leader of the tiny Free Georgia party, and Labor Party leader Shalva Natelashvili -- want to launch a campaign against both Georgia's NATO goals and its Afghanistan presence, but their intentions for now register ...
Tue, 11 Oct 2011 08:21:18 -0700

Georgian oligarch Bidzina Ivanishvili, whom "Forbes" recently ranked in 185th place in its annual list of the world's wealthiest people, has announced his intention of forming a political party to participate in the parliamentary elections due in May 2012.
New York Times
Fri, 07 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0800

“It is impossible to reach freedom in half an hour, one hour or two hours,” Kakha Kukava, an opposition leader, told the protesters. Some of the demonstrators were disappointed in calls to wait, saying they would like Mr. Saakashvili and his team to be ...

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