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News on Georgia continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Sky News

Ossetia Fenced Off As Ukraine Tensions Grow

Georgians find themselves on opposite sides of a permanent divide as Russia recreates the iron curtain in the breakaway region.

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7 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

Two Exhibitions Capture Life in the Caucasus

This week in Tbilisi, there are two exhibitions worth checking out. They make a nice pairing for an afternoon, as the first deals with public memory while the second is a very intimate examination of hidden experience.

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12 hrs ago | Transitions Online

Russia Hit With Massive Yukos Judgment, Georgia Charges Saakashvili With Abusing Office

An arbitration court in The Hague today ordered the Russian government to make a huge payout to former shareholders in Yukos, the oil company that was dismantled a decade ago when its director, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, was imprisoned.

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13 hrs ago | Reuters

Georgian prosecutors charge ex-president Saakashvili

The prosecutor's office in Georgia has filed criminal charges against former President Mikhail Saakashvili in what the opposition says is a political witch-hunt by the ex-Soviet republic's new leaders.

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14 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

Armenia provides extra electricity to Georgia during major blackout

PanARMENIAN.Net - Most of Georgia, including capital city Tbilisi, was left without electricity for two and a half hours after damage of several power lines late on Sunday, July 27 night, Civil Georgia reports.

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17 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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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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Tourism record in Georgia: several new hotels are planned.

More foreign visitors than residents: the tourism boom continues in Georgia: in the past year more then 5 million overnight guests-stays came to the small country at the Black Sea , this is more than the total population of Georgia .

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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Azerbaijani oil prices for July 21-25

The average price on AZERI LT, exported from Azerbaijan via the Ceyhan, Batumi and Supsa ports to Italian Augusta port, was $109.16 per barrel on July 21-25, or $0.48 more compared to the previous week.

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Groong

Tbilisi: Military balance in the South Caucasus

The Messenger, Georgia July 25 2014 Military balance in the South Caucasus By Messenger Staff Friday, July 25 The South Caucasus is stuck with soldiers and weapons.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

1989: Sweet Land of Liberty Parade goes international

Local July Fourth Parade Makes News 'Around World' - LaGrange's "Sweet Land of Liberty" Fourth of July Parade has received international recognition, according to local merchant Chris Cleaveland, who is visiting relatives in West Germany.

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The Times of India

McDonald's under fire as US-Russia ties worsen

MOSCOW: McDonald's burgers and shakes may become the latest victims of worsening ties between Moscow and Washington after a Russian consumer watchdog agency accused the US chain of sanitary violations.

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Hispanic Business

Georgian, Armenian and Azerbaijani Youth to Perform in 'Sea2Sea' Dance Competition in Batumi

The intensive dance workshop includes opportunities for the youth participants to learn about leadership and community service.

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Al+ Armenia

Armenian boy was not allowed to pray in a Georgian church

The Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Georgia made a tough statement after the beating of Armenian clerics at the Holy Etchmiadzin Church in the Georgian capital.

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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

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Some 150 Georgian servicemen more return home from Afghanistan

The second Infantry Brigade of the 23rd Battalion has been serving in the "Leatherneck" military base in Helmand province for four months, the Georgian Defense Ministry said on July 24. Georgian First Deputy Defense Minister Irakli Gegechkori, Deputy Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces, Colonel Giorgi Kbiltsetshlashvili and other representatives ... (more)

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New Air Traffic Control Center to be built in Tbilisi

The construction of a new air traffic control center is starting in Tbilisi. A capsule in the basement of the center was placed Georgian Minister of Economy Giorgi Kvirikashvili, newly elected Mayor of Tbilisi Davit Narmania and representative of Tbilisi City Council Guliko Zumbadze.

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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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Nato Pa delegation to visit Tbilisi

A delegation of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly led by its president Hugh Bayley will arrive in Tbilisi on July 24. The delegation includes vice-presidents of the NATO PA Daniel Bacquelaine and Karl Lamers, former vice-president Julio Miranda Calha and Secretary General of the Assembly David Hobbs, the Georgian parliament said.

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Georgia to decrease maximum term of administrative arrest

Tbilisi, Georgia, July 24 By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend: Georgian parliament adopted a draft law envisaging reduction of maximum period of administrative detention in the country from 90 to 15 days.

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