Sopo Gelava

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By Sopo Gelava

Who Spreads Statement Made Five Years Ago for Inciting Fear of War Today

A news report claiming that Russian President Vladimir Putin is allegedly getting ready to invade Georgia went… Read more

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Real Facts about European Vaccines and Georgian Conspiracies

Conspiracy theories about vaccination have been actively spread in Georgian online media over the past years. Various… Read more

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Davit Tarkhan-Mouravi’s Disinformation About Poland Allegedly Demanding Territories from Ukraine

Davit Tarkhan-Mouravi, one of the leaders of the opposition Alliance of Patriots party, said in the interview with Obieqtivi… Read more

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Disinformation that NATO Allegedly Violated an Agreement with Russia

An article by Givi Somkhishvili titled “Foe, Rejoice! Nation, suffer!” was published on the webpage of Georgia and World… Read more

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Speculation by Simon Kiladze and an Obiektivi Anchor about the Energy Security of Georgia

A former Advisory to the Administration of the President of Georgia and convicted of espionage for Russia,… Read more


Sopo Gelava became a researcher for the Media Development Foundation (MDF) in 2016. In this capacity, she serves as an editor and a fact-checker for Myth Detector, an online portal dedicated to tracking disinformation efforts. Prior to this, she served as a communications officer for Indentoba, a civil rights organization, and the International Blue Shield’s Georgian Committee. Between 2014 and 2015, she was a foreign affairs reporter for Tabula TV. She received her master’s degree from Ilia State University.