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  1. Russian Tanker Fined for Polluting Georgian W...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The St. Petersburg Times

    A Russian tanker has been fined for polluting the waters of the Georgian port of Poti, the Interfax news agency reported Tuesday. Georgia's Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection handed Russian tanker Nefterudovoz 21M a 65,000 lari fine for causing environmental damage, according to Interfax.

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  2. Geocell to follow rivals with LTE launch on 15 MarchRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Following the launch of 4G by rivals MagtiCom and Mobitel at the start of this month, Georgian mobile operator Geocell has revealed that it will switch on its own network on 15 March. In a statement on its website, Geocell, which is majority-owned by Sweden's TeliaSonera, said its 4G service will be initially available in the capital Tbilisi, but the network will be gradually expanded to cover all major cities by the end of the year.

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  3. NATO decides to expand rapid reaction forceRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Xinhuanet

    ... in the right place at the right time," said Stoltenberg. He also announced that a joint training center in Tbilisi, Georgia was being set up so that NATO troops, Georgian troops and forces from partner nations would train and exercise together.

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  4. Ukraine Seeks Foreign Help on Police ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Bloomberg

    ... kick-start police reform, working with a protA gA e of Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of nearby Georgia. Appointed first deputy interior minister of Georgia at the age of 27, Eka Zguladze oversaw much of the overhaul of the ...

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  5. Specter Of Police Abuse Still Haunting GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Weekday Magazine

    "Tomorrow it will be one year since they devastated our family and killed our beloved son, 22 years old and a fourth-year student," Yuri Vazagashvili told reporters in May 2007. Georgia's path away from its Soviet legacy of police abuse of power has been long, tortured, and littered with corpses.

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  6. Georgian Foreign Ministry's website suffers cyber-attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Trend

    Tbilisi, Georgia, Feb. 5 By Nana Kirtzkhalia Trend: The official website of the Foreign Ministry of Georgia was hit by a cyber-attack. The ministry said an investigation was launched by the cyber security agency of the Georgian Interior Ministry to establish the details of the incident.

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  7. NATO Secretary General, Georgian defense minister discuss bilateral relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Trend

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Georgian Defense Minister Mindia Janelidze discussed the NATO-Georgia bilateral cooperation, as well as future plans at NATO headquarters in Brussels Feb. 4. The special attention was paid to the implementation of a substantial package obtained by Georgia at the Wales summit, the Georgian defense ministry told Trend. Janelidze said that NATO assists Georgia in the implementation of this package, which is a priority for the Georgian side.

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  8. Critically acclaimed Georgian pianist Alexander Korsantia comes to Palo Alto this February 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Patch.com

    Steinway Society The Bay Area , the non-profit organization dedicated to promoting excellence in piano performance and music education in the Bay Area, continues its 20th Annual Piano Series by presenting critically lauded Georgian pianist Alexander Korsantia . Winner of the First Prize and "Audience Favorite" awards at the 1995 Arthur Rubinstein Piano Master Competition, Mr. Korsantia has received international acclaim for his richly varied tone and extraordinary virtuosity.

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  9. Armenia, problem child of South CaucasusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Trend

    ... dispute - the post-Soviet country opts for constructive attempts rather than coming with peace-building actions. Georgia, another country in the South Caucasus region, faces severe problems caused by Armenia. In the historical Georgian province of ... 12 comments

  10. EU to allocate 400,000 euros to GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Trend

    The EU together with the Georgian government and the International Labour Organization will finance the project entitled "Promoting social dialogue and labor relations in Georgia". The project will cover 30 months.

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  11. Georgia provides Ukraine with materials on case of former minister wanted by InterpolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Trend

    The Georgian side provided Ukraine with all documents on the case of former Justice Minister Zurab Adeishvili, Deputy Interior Minister Archil Talakvadze told reporters. "Ukrainian side was provided with all necessary documents," Talakvadze said.

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  12. Mobitel launches 4G in 30 citiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Coverage of the new high speed service is currently available in 30 towns and cities across the country, including the capital Tbilisi, Batumi, Kutaisi, Telavi, Kobuleti, Poti, Zugdidi, Senaki, Rustavi, Gori, Samtredia, Zestafoni and Senaki. Mobitel, which is backed by the Vimpelcom group, states that 4G customers can surf the internet at average downstream speeds of between 10Mbps and 20Mbps.

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  13. Georgian State Minister for European Integration to visit UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Trend

    Tbilisi, Georgia, Feb. 4 By Nana Kirtzkhalia Trend: Georgian State Minister for Integration into European and Euro-Atlantic Structures David Bakradze will pay a two-day working visit to Ukraine February 4. Bakradze is scheduled to hold several high-level meetings during the visit. Bakradze will meet with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin in Kiev, as well as with the Head of the EU Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform Ukraine Kalman Mizsei, the State Minister's office told Trend.

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  14. Armenia: Problem Child Of South Caucasus - OpEdRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Groong

    ... dispute - the post-Soviet country opts for constructive attempts rather than coming with peace-building actions. Georgia, another country in the South Caucasus region, faces severe problems caused by Armenia. In the historical Georgian province of ...

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  15. Tbilisi: Gyumri-2? Russian Soldiers Have Raided Armenian Village In Abkhazia.Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Groong

    Rezonansi , Georgia Jan 29 2015 Arnold Stepanyan: 'I would not rule out possibility that there were casualties...' by Maia Abaiadze Drunken Russian soldiers have assaulted Armenians in the village of Achadara near Sokhumi. Soldiers from the occupation force burst into the village in armoured personnel carriers, robbed local residents, raided eight Armenian families, and took off with gold and money.

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  16. Georgian PM Zurab Zhvania Died 10 Years AgoRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Groong

    GEORGIAN PM ZURAB ZHVANIA DIED 10 YEARS AGO February 3, 2015 17:45 Photo: REUTERS Yerevan /Mediamax/. 10 years ago, on February 3, 2005, former Prime Minister of Georgia Zurab Zhvania died.

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  17. MagtiCom launches LTE in main citiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    A number of 4G tariffs are on offer, ranging from GEL3 for 30MB to GEL60 for 15GB, with an 'unlimited' data option priced at GEL150. network coverage is currently available in Tbilisi, Kutaisi, Batumi, Kobuleti, Poti, Gudauri and Bakuriani, but services will be expanded to other areas in the next few months.

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  18. Protest action to be held against fuel prices in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Trend

    Tbilisi, Georgia, Feb.3 By Nana Kirtzkhalia Trend: A protest action will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia on Feb.4 against the fuel prices in the country. The fuel prices are inadequate in Georgia oil prices in the world market have dropped by 55 percent, while the fuel prices in Georgia have decreased by only 20 percent, said one of the leaders of the United Democratic Movement Jondi Bagaturia.

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  19. Georgia: NGOs Sound the Alarm about Bidzina the BroadcasterRead the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | EurasiaNet

    The Turkish and Brazilian soap operas and scandal-sheet talk shows that deluge Georgian TV might need to move aside. To help guide Georgia's national narrative in the "correct" direction, the all-powerful Georgian billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili is making a new, "real-life" political drama series and also will host a political talk show.

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  20. Widow says Litvinenko blamed Putin for Russia's woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... asked for asylum at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara. When they were turned down, they bought plane tickets to Tbilisi, Georgia, via London. She said at London's Heathrow Airport, Alexander Litvinenko approached a police officer and said: "I am KGB ...

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