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Saakashvili Charged In Georgia

Georgian prosecutors have charged former President Mikheil Saakashvili with complicity in the 2006 murder of banker Sandro Girgvliani. More

Georgia Appeals To UN Security Council On Russian-Abkhaz Treaty

Georgia's state minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration says Tbilisi has asked on November 25 the UN Security Council to discuss the legality of the recently signed treaty on alliance and strategic partnership by Moscow and Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia. More

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin (file photo)

Russia Defends Abkhazia Pact

Russia has rejected accusations that it is planning to annex Georgia's breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. More

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Abkhaz leader Raul Khajimba in Sochi on November 24.

West Rejects Russia-Abkhaz Treaty

The West has criticized an agreement between Russia and Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia. More

Abkhaz leader Raul Khajimba says the pact is based on "equal relations between two sovereign states," but critics within Abkhazia say its leaders are ceding too much control to Moscow.

Russia Signs New Pact With Abkhazia

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Abkhazia's de facto president, Raul Khajimba, signed the "Allied Relations and Strategic Partnership" treaty, which Tbilisi has condemned as a step toward Russian annexation of the separatist Black Sea province. More

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Supporters Demand Release Of Jailed Former Georgian Warlord

Several hundred supporters of Emzar Kvitsiani, who was sentenced to 12 years in jail earlier this week for defying Georgia's leaders in the summer of 2006, staged a protest in Tbilisi on November 20 to demand his unconditional release More

Former Georgian Premier Downplays Political Upheaval

In a 90-minute TV interview late on November 8, Bidzina Ivanishvili commented at length on the turmoil within the ruling Georgian Dream coalition that he led to victory against then President Mikheil Saakashvili's United National Movement (ENM) in the October 2012 parliamentary election. More
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Features & Commentary

News Analysis: Crisis Upsets Georgia's Political Balance, Perhaps For The Better

Ironically, the current political shakeup within the ruling Georgian Dream coalition could bode well for a country whose next general elections are fast approaching.

Journalist Group Says Reporters' Killers Almost Never Face Justice

Murdering journalists is one way to keep the public in the dark about criminal activities. It is also virtually risk-free, since worldwide 90 percent of the killers never face justice.
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