Bechdvit

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Bechdvit
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Front page of Bechdvit, 7 October 2016
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatBerliner
Owner(s)Grigol Rcheulishvili & PERSON
EditorPerson
FoundedNovember 3, 1821; 199 years ago (1821-11-03)
Political alignmentSocialist
LanguageVarkan
Headquarters612 Lakimos Avenue, Kaspi, 18014
Circulation243,582 (as of December 2016)
ISSN 
Websitebechdvit.va

The Bechdvit (Varkan: ბეჭდვით) is a Varkan national daily newspaper. Founded in 1821 as a local paper replacing the radical Kaspi Damkvirvebeli, it was known as Kaspi Bechdvit until 1959. The Bechdvit is influential in the design and publishing arena, sponsoring many awards in Varkana. The Bechdvit has been edited by ??? since 1995.

Ownership and finances

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Political support

1947 General Election Socialist Party
1951 General Election Socialist Party
1955 General Election Socialist Party
1959 General Election Socialist Party
1963 General Election Socialist Party
1967 General Election Socialist Party
1975 General Election Socialist Party
1979 General Election Socialist Party
1983 General Election Socialist Party
1987 General Election Socialist Party
1991 General Election Socialist Party
1995 General Election Socialist Party
1999 General Election Socialist Party
2003 General Election Socialist Party
2007 General Election Socialist Party
2011 General Election Socialist Party
2015 General Election Socialist Party
2019 General Election Socialist Party

Controversy

In February 2016, Bechdvit published an article regarding the arrest of ??, a Parani citizen allegedly involved in a plot to assassinate Caliph Yassin bin Hussein al-Bayt, reporting that ?? had been trained by the SSD without citing any sources. The ??? prosecutor accused Bechdvit of carrying misinformation and threatened to engage in legal actions on behalf of the government. She wrote: "This article is about how those [Bechdvit's] false claims — fabrications, really — were spread all over the internet by journalists, causing hundreds of thousands of people (if not millions) to consume false news." Bechdvit later retracted its article.

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Notable people

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Notable columnists and journalists