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  1. Tbilisi residents protest national currency depreciationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Trend

    ... declining since November 20, 2014. As of the recent trades, it was set at 2.2619 lari / $ 1. The National Bank of Georgia began to tighten the monetary policy in February in connection with the expected rise in prices due to the depreciation of the ...

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  2. Georgia Marks Anniversary Of Red Army InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    Georgian flags flew at half-staff as the nation marked the anniversary of the Red Army invasion in 1921, now officially known as as the Day of the Soviet Occupation. Senior lawmakers laid a wreath at a monument to cadets who were killed fighting against the invasion, which began 70 years of Soviet control over Georgia.

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  3. Azerbaijan-Turkey cooperation based on 'one nation- two states' principle - FMRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Trend

    ... "The issue of holding other meetings of the foreign ministers in the Azerbaijan-Iran-Turkey and Azerbaijan- Turkey-Georgia formats was also discussed at the meeting," Mammadyarov said. He said that the ministers of the three countries will meet in ...

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  4. TANAP to ensure energy security of EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb.25 By Rufiz Hafizoglu Trend: Turkey attaches great importance to countries with energy corridors and sources in order to weaken the energy dependence and provide energy security, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who is on a visit to Azerbaijan, said in an interview with Trend. At the same time, Turkey intends to ensure energy security of Europe, he said.

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  5. U.S., Ghana Complete AMLEP 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Marine News

    A Ghanaian military member stands by as the Military Sealift Command's joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead moors at Sekondi Naval Base, Ghana, after completing Africa Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership operations Feb. 24, 2015. Spearhead is on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of the international collaborative capacity-building program Africa Partnership Station.

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  6. AEGIS Missile Defense System Performs Successful TestRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Marine News

    The Missile Defense Agency and sailors aboard the USS Carney, USS Gonzalez, and USS Barry successfully completed a flight test involving the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense weapon system. At approximately 2:30 a.m. EST today, three short-range ballistic missile targets were launched near simultaneously from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia.

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  7. TANAP to connect Caucasus with Balkans - Turkish PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Trend

    The Trans-Anatolian gas pipeline , the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars projects will connect the Caucasus with the Balkans, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was quoted Feb. 25 by TRT Haber TV channel as saying. The TANAP project envisages the transportation of gas of Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz field from the Georgian-Turkish border to the western borders of Turkey.

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  8. Aliyev's Visit: Strengthening Azerbaijan-Turkey Strategic Partnership - AnalysisRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Groong

    ALIYEV'S VISIT: STRENGTHENING AZERBAIJAN-TURKEY STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP - ANALYSIS Eurasia Review February 23, 2015 Monday By Kamer Kasim The relationship between Turkey and Azerbaijan can be defined as a true strategic partnership. Since its first days of independence, Azerbaijan has always had the support of Turkey in its struggle to recover its territorial integrity.

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  9. Georgia joins US in Maritime OperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Marine News

    The U.S. and Georgian maritime sectors rolled out new Joint Maritime Operations Center , which was built at the Coast Guard Supsa Radar Station on the Black Sea coast, reports Azer News. JMOC was established under the Coast Guard Department of Georgia's Internal Ministry and equipped with joint management, control, communications and maritime surveillance systems.

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  10. An 'invitation' for Mr. Putin in eastern UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Washington Post

    WHEN UKRAINE'S president, pressed by the leaders of France and Germany, signed a peace agreement for eastern Ukraine on Feb. 12 , he hoped it would purchase several months of calm during which the beleaguered government in Kiev could move ahead with economic reforms and bolster its military defenses. That didn't happen: Russian forces launched a major attack immediately after the conclusion of the agreement and captured a key town, Debaltseve .

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  11. Baku-Tbilisi partnership guarantees stable development for S.CaucasusRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Today.Az

    Better a neighbor nearby than a brother far away. This saying is fully compatible with the relations between close neighbors and partners - Azerbaijan and Georgia.

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  12. Georgia, U.S. expand maritime cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Today.Az

    The U.S. and Georgian maritime experts gathered in Tbilisi for a five-day seminar about the role of a new Georgia-U.S. maritime center on February 24. The new Joint Maritime Operations Center, which was built at the Coast Guard Supsa Radar Station on the Black Sea coast, was established under the Coast Guard Department of Georgia's Internal Ministry and equipped with joint management, control, communications and maritime surveillance systems. The main task of the center is to prevent, detect and eliminate all kinds of illegal activities, maritime incidents and gross violations of maritime laws in Georgia's maritime space that could pose a threat to the security of Georgia and the wider region.

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  13. Economic Interests Subordinated To Political Ambitions - Opinions On Abkhazian Railway ProjectRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Groong

    OPINIONS ON ABKHAZIAN RAILWAY PROJECT 11:36 * 24.02.15 The new Georgian authorities, unlike former President Mikheil Saakashvili's administration, are willing to offer a realistic solution to the controversial Abkhazian railway project, a lawmaker from Georgia's Armenian populated region of Jabakh said, commenting on President Giorgi Margvelashvili's call for a dialogue with Russia. "While under the former government, it was absolutely pointless to address the topic, the mutual statements made on the level of high-ranking officials now allow for optimism in terms of bringing the Abkhazian railway issue to the negotiations' agenda," Shirak Torosyan of the ruling Republican faction in parliament told Tert.am.

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  14. Putin surveys the map as he ponders next move on UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Daily Star

    ... Moscow's sphere of influence than Kiev's. Russia also dominates South Ossetia and Abkhazia, two breakaway regions of Georgia. Moscow recognized their independence after a five-day war with Tbilisi which Russia won in 2008 and has held sway there ...

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  15. Tomashevsky extends lead in Tbilisi FIDE Grand PrixRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2013 | Susan Polgar Chess Blog

    Evgeny Tomashevsky defeated Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the 8th round of the Tbilisi FIDE Grand Prix to increase his lead to full point ahead of the second-placed Dmitry Jakovenko . Tomashevsky won in an extremely rare ending of 2 bishops + knight vs rook + 4 pawns.

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  16. The Oscar Georgia Did Not GetRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | EurasiaNet

    It was to national disappointment that Georgian director Zaza Urushadze's Tangerines did not get an Oscar at last night's Academy Awards . For Georgia's glass-is-half-full crowd, however, the film's nomination for Best Foreign Film was a sufficient accomplishment after almost two decades of creative stagnation in the country's film-industry.

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  17. Dzveli Gavazi churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | TrekEarth

    I have not found the Dzveli Gavazi church in any guides on Georgia. Maybe because it is not on the main road and a little bit hidden in the village and you need to ask the local people how to reach it.

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  18. Georgia's national bank doesn't rule out possible increase in interest rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Trend

    Tbilisi, Georgia, Feb. 23 By Nana Kirtzkhalia Trend: Georgia's national bank is ready to join the process of strengthening of the rate of the national currency, lari, but this will be painful for the population, the bank's president, Giorgi Kadagidze told the Rustavi-2 TV channel. He said that even more monetary policy tightening will damage the economy, reduce the availability of bank loans, and the interest rates on them will increase further.

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  19. Georgian Expert: Even Biggest Concerns Of Moscow Over Georgia-EU...Read the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Groong

    GEORGIAN EXPERT: EVEN BIGGEST CONCERNS OF MOSCOW OVER GEORGIA-EU RAPPROCHEMENT WILL NOT MAKE TBILISI REVISE ASSOCIATION AGREEMENT by David Stepanyan ARMINFO Monday, February 23, 14:48 The Georgian Government will by no means revise the Association Agreement with the EU even despite the biggest concerns of Russia over the Georgia-EU rapprochement dynamics, Beka Natsvlishvili, one of the leaders of the Social-Democrat Party of Georgia, says in an online interview with ArmInfo. "Georgia's membership in the European family is the civilized choice of the incumbent authorities and the overwhelming majority of the Georgian society.

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  20. Saakashvili's appointment not against GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Trend

    Tbilisi, Georgia, Feb. 17 By Nana Kirtzkhalia Trend: Ukraine is an independent state and has the right to make those decisions which it considers necessary, Ukraine's Ambassador to Georgia Vasyl Tsybenko told reporters in Tbilisi on Feb. 16. He was commenting on the appointment of Georgia's internationally wanted ex-president, Mikheil Saakashvili, as the chairman of Ukraine's international advisory board on reforms. "To understand what is taking place in Ukraine, it is necessary to proceed from the fact that Ukraine is a sovereign independent state and can make those decisions it deems necessary.

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