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

    Feb 3, 2015 | 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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  2. Georgian PM Zurab Zhvania Died 10 Years AgoRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | 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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  3. MagtiCom launches LTE in main citiesRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | 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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  4. Protest action to be held against fuel prices in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | 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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  5. Georgia: NGOs Sound the Alarm about Bidzina the BroadcasterRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | 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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  6. Widow says Litvinenko blamed Putin for Russia's woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | 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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  7. CENN: Vacancy Announcement: Administrator/SecretaryRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | Groong

    PRESS RELEASE Caucasus Environmental NGO Network 28, Chovelidze street Tbilisi, 380008, GEORGIA Tel: ++ 995 32 99 63 28, 995 99 57 77 22 E-mail: cenn@access.sanet.ge, tamar_cenn@post.net.ge Web: http://www.cenn.org/ Vacancy Announcement Administrator/Secretary The consortium of GOPA Consultants, DSF and HessenForst are providing the consulting services for the implementation of the project "EcoCorridor Programme in the Caucasus" conducted by WWF Caucasus Programme Office in cooperation with KfW Development Bank. The Funds for this project are provided by the German bilateral Financial Cooperation , through KfW Development Bank.

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  8. Poisoned KGB agent Litvinenko blamed Putin for Russia's woes, widow testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... 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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  9. Georgian Court Releases Jailed WarlordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    The Kutaisi Appeals Court has approved the release, on the basis of a plea bargain proposed by the prosecution , of Emzar Kvitsiani, the Svan military leader sentenced two months ago to 16 years' imprisonment for heading a mutiny in summer 2006 in Georgia's Kodori Gorge. Under that agreement, Kvitsiani's jail term was reduced to 11 months , which is the time he has spent in custody since being arrested on his return to Georgia from Moscow in February 2014.

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  10. Old StreetRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | TrekEarth

    ... ruler and military leader for the Arab caliph, invaded eastern parts of the Byzantine Empire, then Armenia and Georgia. With fire and the sword he fought his way across Georgia from the east to the city of Tskhumi (now Sokhumi) in the region of ...

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  11. Abkhazian Minister refutes reports about attack on local ArmeniansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Al+ Armenia

    The Minister of Internal Affairs of Abkhazia, Raul Lolua, has refuted the reports of a Georgian news agency that Russian border guards attacked the local Armenian population in the country's Achadara community. Taking to Yerevan-based Armenpress news agency, Mr Lolua said it views the reports as provocation.

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  12. Georgia, Azerbaijan discuss transport cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Trend

    Transport cooperation issues were discussed during a meeting of Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Azerbaijani Transport Minister Ziya Mammadov Jan. 28. The sides discussed bilateral cooperation in the transport sector, the Georgian government told Trend. They paid special attention to the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project.

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  13. Test train launching ceremony to be held as part of BTK railway projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Trend

    A test train official launching ceremony will be held January 28 as part of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway construction project on the territory of Georgia - Kartsakhi- Akhalkalaki . Georgian Minister of Economy Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Transport Minister Ziya Mammadov will attend the official ceremony, the Georgian Ministry of Economy told Trend Jan. 28 Azerbaijan has allocated a loan worth $ 775 million for construction of the Georgian section.

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  14. Georgian MP urges intl. community to stop Russian aggressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Today.Az

    Georgian official has called on the international community to do its best to stop the Russian aggression in an emotional plea at a PACE meeting on January 27. Participants of the meeting discussed in detail the ongoing crisis in eastern Ukraine, accusing Moscow of destabilizing the situation and supporting the separatist regimes. Tinatin Khidasheli, a Member of Georgian Parliament, referred to Russia's occupational policy and Georgia's two regions under Russian occupation in her speech.

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  15. Ap Photos: Top pictures from Europe and AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 file photo, a passenger killed when a trolley bus was damaged by a mortar shell is seen inside the bus in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. Photo: Igor Ivanov, AP FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 file photo, Georgians pray during the Epiphany in a cathedral in Tbilisi, Georgia.

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  16. Executive secretary of Georgian ruling coalition appointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Trend

    Constitutionalist Irakli Kobakhidze was appointed the executive secretary of Georgia's ruling coalition Georgian Dream - on Jan.26, Kakha Kaladze, the party's secretary general, vice speaker and energy minister said. Kaladze expressed confidence that Kobakhidze's professionalism will allow to develop the coalition's structure and to improve it on the eve of the parliamentary election in Georgia scheduled for 2016.

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  17. Ap Photos: Top pictures from Europe and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... File) FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 file photo, Georgians pray during the Epiphany in a cathedral in Tbilisi, Georgia. Orthodox Georgians celebrate Epiphany on Jan. 19, following the old Julian calendar. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov, File) The ...

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  18. Georgia, Lithuania expanding co-op in economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Trend

    The document was signed by Georgia's Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius as part of the Georgian-Lithuanian business forum being held in Tbilisi. During the signing ceremony, the parties noted that the agreement is intended to stimulate the development of economic relations between the two countries.

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  19. Regional players to increase Trans-Caspian route traffic volumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Today.Az

    ... noted. Moreover, the sides agreed to take measures on container service offered by the by using the Zhezkazgan-Beineu new railway line, Aktau seaport, as well as the Akhalkalaki-Kars railway line which is ...

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  20. Traffic volume via Trans-Caspian route to increase to 5.5 million tonsRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Trend

    ... year." Moreover, the sides have agreed to take measures for container service via the by using the Zhezkazgan-Beineu new railway line, Aktau seaport, as well as the Akhalkalaki-Kars railway line which is ...

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