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4 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Ex-president Saakashvili faces criminal indictment in Georgia

The general prosecutor of Georgia filed criminal charges Monday against former president Mikheil Saakashvili, accusing him of abuse of power, largely for his handling of political protests that turned violent in November, 2007.

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18 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Arthur Cyr: Showing strength on Ukraine air tragedy

The criminal destruction of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine has been compounded by de facto desecration of the remains of those killed.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Asia, Georgia, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Xinhuanet

Former Georgian president summoned for questioning

Georgia's chief prosecutor's office has summoned the country's former president Mikheil Saakashvili for questioning, the second time in four months, it was announced Sunday.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Groong

Saakashvili creates Georgia liberation headquarters

Saakashvili creates Georgia liberation headquarters 13:08 * 24.07.14 Ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, almost all the time conducting in Ukraine, created in Kiev Headquarters of the liberation of Georgia, News.rin.ru reports, citing media sources.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

EurasiaNet

Georgia Debates Suspected Criminals' Rights

The European Court of Human Rights, seen here during the opening ceremony for 2014, recently ruled against Izet Ashlarbathat, a Georgian man with connections to one of the country's gangs.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Questions Surround "Suicide" Claim in Georgian TV Chief's Death

Mistrust and confusion surround the police investigation into the apparent suicide of a high-profile Georgian former media magnate and diplomat.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

EurasiaNet

Georgia's President Exercises Right to Crash a Party

Oh, that awkward moment when the head of state shows up uninvited at a milestone-event in a country's history.

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PanArmenian Network

Georgian PM fires 7 ministers in first cabinet reshuffle

PanARMENIAN.Net - Georgian Prime Minister Irakly Garibashvili fired five ministers on Monday and moved two to other ministerial positions in the first cabinet reshuffle since coming to power two years ago, Reuters rpeorted.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Transitions Online

Moscow Calling?

As Georgia touts its 'perfect balance' between Russia and the EU, a small but active pro-Kremlin cohort is making itself heard in Tbilisi.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Georgia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Vladimir Putin, Gay/Lesbian

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Transitions Online

Bosnia Casts Massive Corruption Dragnet, Ukraine Probes Pipeline Blast

Plus, the Czechs drop their human rights qualms about business with China, and Ukraine's president wants to liberate detained journalists.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Explosion, World News, Asia, Georgia

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Georgian ambassador at time of 2008 war with Russia found dead

Georgia's former ambassador to Russia at the time of the two countries' 2008 war was found shot to death on Tuesday in his car at the Tbilisi apartment block where he lived, the state prosecutor's office said.

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Transitions Online

Bosnia Casts Massive Corruption Dragnet, Ukraine Probes Pipeline Blast

Plus, the Czechs drop their human rights qualms about business with China, and Ukraine's president wants to liberate detained journalists.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Trend

Security heads of former Georgian president and his wife summon to prosecutor's office

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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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Reuters

Georgia's ruling party sweeps to victory in local election runoffs

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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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Transitions Online

Bosnia Casts Massive Corruption Dragnet, Ukraine Probes Pipeline Blast

Plus, the Czechs drop their human rights qualms about business with China, and Ukraine's president wants to liberate detained journalists.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Big News Network.com

John Tefft is likely new US ambassador to Russia

President Barack Obama has named career diplomat John F. Tefft as the new American ambassador to Russia at a time when relations between the cold war rivals have bottomed over several issues, including Russia's annexation of the Crimean peninsula.

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The Japan Times

The silver fox of dictatorship and democracy

Throughout his years in power, Eduard Shevardnadze was known as the "silver fox," a man who seemed to glide effortlessly from leader of Soviet Georgia and Kremlin Politburo member to Mikhail Gorbachev's reform-minded foreign minister, before reemerging as post-Soviet Georgia's pro-Western president, ironically opposing Gorbachev.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

BBC News

Russian nationalist sees war with Ukraine

A prominent Russian ultra-nationalist philosopher has told BBC News that war between Russia and Ukraine "is inevitable" and has called on President Vladimir Putin to intervene militarily in eastern Ukraine "to save Russia's moral authority".

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Project Syndicate

The Silver Fox of Dictatorship and Democracy

Throughout his years in power, Eduard Shevardnadze was known as the "silver fox," a man who seemed to glide effortlessly from leader of Soviet Georgia and Kremlin Politburo member to Mikhail Gorbachev's reform-minded foreign minister, before reemerging as post-Soviet Georgia's pro-Western president, ironically opposing Gorbachev.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Transitions Online

Bosnia Casts Massive Corruption Dragnet, Ukraine Probes Pipeline Blast

Plus, the Czechs drop their human rights qualms about business with China, and Ukraine's president wants to liberate detained journalists.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Explosion, World News, Asia, Georgia

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