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3 hrs ago | Anna.aero

YANAIR adds second route to Georgia

On 19 August, Tbilisi Airport celebrated with a cake ceremony the arrival of YANAIR's twice-weekly services from Kiev Zhulyany, which are operated on Tuesdays and Sundays using the airline's Saab 340s.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Trend

Issue of deploying air defense systems in Georgia still relevant - Foreign Ministry

Tbilisi, Georgia, Aug. 26 By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend: The initiative to deploy air defense systems in Georgia is still relevant, and it will be discussed at bilateral meetings to be held during the NATO Wales Summit, Georgia's Deputy Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani told Georgian Public Broadcaster .

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Azerbaijani oil prices for Aug.18-22

The average price on AZERI LT, exported from Azerbaijan via the Ceyhan, Batumi and Supsa ports to Italian Augusta port, was $102.15 per barrel Aug.18-22, which is $2.06 less compared to the previous week.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Art Daily

MoMA and Berkeley Art Museum collaborate on large retrospective of Georgian cinema

The Museum of Modern Art and the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive will present Discovering Georgian Cinema, the largest retrospective of Georgian film ever mounted in North America.

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EurasiaNet

Georgia: Kazantip Rave-Fest Gets Mixed Reception

The Kazantip electronic music and dance festival has its first run on Georgia's Black Sea coast after Russia's annexation of Crimea earlier this year.

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Transitions Online

Lithuanian Envoy Killed in Ukraine, Abkhazia Elects a Hawk

Plus, Kosovo could be headed for yet another election,and Bosnia keeps its fingers crossed for a big oil find.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Abkhazia elects opposition leader as president

Georgia's Russian-backed breakaway province of Abkhazia elected opposition leader Raul Khadzhimba as president on Sunday, the head of the region's election commission said.

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Georgia obtains opportunity to fulfill its historic function in 21st century

"Georgia obtained an opportunity again to fulfill its historical function in the 21st century," Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili told the participants of the final meeting of the "Silk Road" project in Batumi.

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Interfax

Voter turnout at almost 44% in Abkhazia elections

SUKHUMI. Aug 24 - Voter turnout in Abkhazia's presidential elections was almost 43.92% as of 2 p.m. Sunday, Central Election Commission Chairman Batal Tabagua said at a press conference in Sukhumi.

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Georgian MFA issues statement on 'so-called presidential...

On the 24th of August 2014 so-called extraordinary presidential elections are being held in the occupied region of Abkhazia.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Groong

Georgian Military Road in economy of the Caucasus

Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia Aug 22 2014 Georgian Military Road in economy of the Caucasus 22 August 2014 - 12:45pm Andrey Petrov, Moscow, exclusively for Vestnik Kavkaza The Georgian Military Road is the only ground connection between Russia and Armenia.

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RFE/RL Armenia Report - 08/22/2014

Friday, August 22, 2014 Georgian-Armenian Ties `At Historic High' Armenia - President Serzh Sarkisian meets with Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili, Yerevan, 22Aug2014.

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EurasiaNet

Abkhazia: Moving Toward No (De-Facto) Borders with Russia?

As the breakaway territory of Abkhazia lurches toward a de-facto presidential vote this Sunday, one key question hangs over the outcome - will this Black-Sea region take the plunge and move for still closer ties with Russia? Whether via annexation or other means, merger with Russia is proving the separatist theme of the year in post-Soviet parts.

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WireNews+Co

Georgian Prime Minister Sees Inside U.S. Navy Ship

U.S. Navy Captain Robert Katz, left, commander of the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf, explains some of the Vella Gulf's technology to Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili, right, while the ship is in port in Batumi, Georgia.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Azerbaijani oil prices for Aug.18-22

The average price on AZERI LT, exported from Azerbaijan via the Ceyhan, Batumi and Supsa ports to Italian Augusta port, was $102.04 per barrel Aug.18-22, which is $2.17 less compared to the previous week.

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Groong

Georgian President And Armenian Ambassador Discuss Deepening Of Bilateral Ties

GEORGIAN PRESIDENT AND ARMENIAN AMBASSADOR DISCUSS DEEPENING OF BILATERAL TIES 20:43 20.08.2014 Armenia's newly appointed Ambassador to Georgia Yuri Vardanyan extended the copies of credentials to Georgia's President Giorgi Margvelashvili.

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Embassy opening in Tbilisi discussed in Argentina

The working meetings of the members of the Georgian parliamentary delegation, headed by Speaker David Usupashvili are underway within the Latin America tour.

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Azerbaijani-Georgian-Turkish Defense Ministers' Meeting May Have Been ...

TURKISH DEFENSE MINISTERS' MEETING MAY HAVE BEEN AGREED WITH RUSSIA - DAVID SHAHNAZARYAN 13:34 * 21.08.14 In an interview with Tert.am, expert David Shahnazaryan spoke of Armenian-Georgian relations and Azerbaijani-Georgian-Turkish politico-military cooperation.

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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Concern About Future of Georgian HIV Funding

Dali, 40, has been living with HIV for the last ten years. Like all those with the virus in Georgia, she receives free anti-retroviral therapy , paid for by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

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EurasiaNet

Georgia: Criminal Investigation Targets Minority Leader Bakradze

These days, it may sometimes seem that few among Georgia's former ruling United National Movement have escaped the scrutiny of the country's eager-beaver prosecutors.

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