The residents of Georgia consider the European Union, the USA, Ukraine, and Turkey to be their most important political and economic partners, whereas Russia is ahead—by a large margin—on the list of countries posing a threat to them.
The International Republican Institute (IRI) has publicized the results of a survey conducted this fall, News Georgia reported
Accordingly, only 7 percent of Georgia’s residents consider Russia a "political partner" and 15 percent—an "economic partner," whereas 89 percent consider Russia their main external threat.
Neighboring Armenia and Azerbaijan are in the top ten, but they are not in the leading positions. 6 percent consider Armenia a political partner, 5 percent—an economic partner. Fourteen percent of respondents said that Azerbaijan is a political partner, and 18 percent said that Azerbaijan is an economic partner of Georgia.