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  1. Georgia's President Exercises Right to Crash a PartyRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | EurasiaNet

    ... hall together, both wearing happy smiles for the TV cameras. After nearly ten years of former President Mikheil Saakashvili, some Georgians have no problem with a prime minister flexing his muscles. The Constitution gives the president now a more ...

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  2. Georgian PM fires 7 ministers in first cabinet reshuffleRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    ... Ivanishvili, came to power in 2012, when his Georgian Dream group defeated a party of former president Mikheil Saakashvili. In November, when Georgian Dream's Georgy Margvelashvili was elected president, Ivanishvili stepped down for his ally ...

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  3. Georgian prime minister fires seven ministers in first reshuffleRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ... Ivanishvili, came to power in 2012, when his Georgian Dream group defeated a party of former president Mikheil Saakashvili. In November, when Georgian Dream's Georgy Margvelashvili was elected president, Ivanishvili stepped down for his ally ...

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  4. Moscow Calling?Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Transitions Online

    ... 2012 from UNM, Georgian Dream promised to reset relations with Russia while continuing former President Mikheil Saakashvili's push to tighten ties with the West. Finding that hard power failed to divert Georgia from that course, Moscow is now ...

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  5. Bosnia Casts Massive Corruption Dragnet, Ukraine Probes Pipeline BlastRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Transitions Online

    ... had been other attempts to attack the country's gas transit infrastructure. Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who had to deal with a pipeline explosion when his country was at loggerheads with Russia in winter 2005, shared Avakov's ...

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  6. Georgia's Pankisi: No Jihadist Hotbed HereRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Transitions Online

    ... led by Eduard Shevardnadze, the former Soviet foreign minister, was replaced by zealously pro-Western Mikheil Saakashvili. By 2004, with American help, Georgian security forces largely cleared paramilitary fighters out of Pankisi and broke up ...

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  7. Georgia: Media Tycoon's Death Puts Government in SpotlightRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | EurasiaNet

    ... shares in Rustavi2 - a breakup he claimed occurred under pressure from his onetime ally, ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili. In an interview published in the July 14 version of the weekly PrimeTime , the businessman claimed that any decision about his ...

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  8. How To Provide A Balance Of Forces In The South Caucasus?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Groong

    ... times stated that their soldiers and officers won't be involved in military activities. Georgia When Mikheil Saakashvili came to power, Tbilisi's military expenditure began to grow. In 2003 Tbilisi spent $30 million. In 2007 expenditure grew to $1 ...

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  9. Georgian ambassador at time of 2008 war with Russia found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Reuters

    ... into what may have been a suicide by Erosi Kitsmarishvili, 50, a onetime ally of former president Mikheil Saakashvili who became a critic over his decision to wage war with Georgia's former Soviet master. Investigators said a gun found next to ...

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  10. Game of Thrones Marks Tbilisi's Mayoral ElectionsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | EurasiaNet

    ... Dream coalition swept the field , eliminating many remaining pockets of influence for ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili's United National Movement. In the prize race in Tbilisi, ex-Infrastructure Minister David Narmania prevailed with over 72 percent ...

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  11. Security heads of former Georgian president and his wife summon to prosecutor's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Trend

    Former security chief of the ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili, Temur Janashiya, and former head of the personal bodyguard of the First Lady, Valery Kiladze as well as Gavaz Kolveyan who helped Sandra Roelofs in house work were among those who summoned to give testimony.

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  12. John Tefft is likely new US ambassador to RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | Big News Network.com

    ... and Ukraine. Hs is believed to have brought Georgia and the US close with Georgia's then-President Mikheil Saakashvili even getting ready to join NATO. This had left Russia fuming. In 2008, Russia and Georgia went to war. Tefft in leaked diplomatic ...

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  13. Georgia buries former president Shevardnadze : July 14, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | Daily Times

    ... the so-called Rose Revolution in 2003, which installed a more pro-Western regime headed by his nemesis Mikheil Saakashvili. He is credited to have been instrumental, along with Gorbachev, in brokering a deal that brought down the Berlin Wall, but ...

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  14. Ex-Soviet minister and Georgia leader Shevardnadze buriedRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 13 | AlertNet

    ... Kalashnikovs prowled the streets. He was toppled in the country's 2003 Rose Revolution, which was led by Mikheil Saakashvili, unceremoniously bundled out of parliament by his minders when it was stormed by protesters. (Writing by Margarita Antidze; ...

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  15. Georgia's ruling party sweeps to victory in local election runoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | Reuters

    Georgia's ruling Georgian Dream coalition has won a string of local election runoffs, cementing its control of local councils which had been the last powerbase of former president Mikheil Saakashvili's party.

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  16. Shevardnadze: Silver fox of dictatorship...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | Korea Herald

    ... if he was largely forgotten after the Rose Revolution of 2003, when he was ousted by his one-time protg, Mikheil Saakashvili, his cunning and skill at manipulating political forces still enabled him to manage his legacy to his advantage. The ...

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  17. Bosnia Casts Massive Corruption Dragnet, Ukraine Probes Pipeline BlastRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 12 | Transitions Online

    ... had been other attempts to attack the country's gas transit infrastructure. Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who had to deal with a pipeline explosion when his country was at loggerheads with Russia in winter 2005, shared Avakov's ...

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  18. John Tefft is likely new US ambassador to RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Big News Network.com

    ... and Ukraine. Hs is believed to have brought Georgia and the US close with Georgia's then-President Mikheil Saakashvili even getting ready to join NATO. This had left Russia fuming. In 2008, Russia and Georgia went to war. Tefft in leaked diplomatic ...

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  19. Georgia's Pankisi: No Jihadist Hotbed HereRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Transitions Online

    ... led by Eduard Shevardnadze, the former Soviet foreign minister, was replaced by zealously pro-Western Mikheil Saakashvili. By 2004, with American help, Georgian security forces largely cleared paramilitary fighters out of Pankisi and broke up ...

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  20. The silver fox of dictatorship and democracyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | The Japan Times

    ... he was largely forgotten after the Rose Revolution of 2003, when he was ousted by his one-time protege, Mikheil Saakashvili, his cunning and skill at manipulating political forces still enabled him to manage his legacy to his advantage. The ...

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