Dedaena Bar in Tbilisi has introduced a questionnaire with Russophobic points that is mandatory for visitors from Russia. Those who want to come to the bar will have to agree with the statements that “Crimea is Ukrainian, like other disputed territories,” and “Abkhazia and the Tskhinvali region are Georgian,” and also condemn the special operation to protect Donbass.
The “visa” form for Russians immediately says that the administration of the bar stands “for equality” but next comes a contradiction, “not ALL Russians are welcome.” In addition, it is allowed to communicate with the staff only in Georgian or English. Moreover, Russians cannot pay in Russian rubles and enter into discussions about politics while drunk.
While for people of other nationalities, it is enough to pass a regular registration procedure. But Facebook account is mandatory anyway.
After this, the Russians began to massively put low points to the rating of the bar on Google (at the time of writing, it was 2.4 points out of 5 possible). Many commentators noted that they were not allowed inside because of their nationality.
It is worth noting that there is no other way to get to the closed type of the bar:
The Georgian authorities, in turn, stated that it is necessary to immediately respond to any possible facts of harassment of Russians in the republic, as said for by the chairman of the ruling Georgian Dream party, Irakli Kobakhidze, as reported by Lenta.
Earlier, Kobakhidze rejected the call of the opposition Georgian political force “Lelo” to introduce a visa regime for Russian citizens. He stated that such a requirement “is shameful and does not fit into any framework.”
This is not the first case of discrimination of Russians abroad. We have already reported earlier about the German restaurant that announced Russian visitors “unwelcomed” and European universities, which started to expel students just because they are Russians.
Source: RIA Novosti