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Latest Georgia News

Russia, South Ossetia Draft 'Integration' Treaty

Russia and Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia are working on a new "comprehensive agreement on integration," Boris Chochiev, the head of administration for the breakaway region's de facto president, said on November 20. More

Three Guantanamo Detainees Transferred To Georgia

The United States has transferred to Georgia three detainees from the U.S. detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. More

Russia Says Will Not Press 'Allies' On Territorial Issues

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Moscow will not pressure its "allies" to recognize Crimea as a part of Russia or to join it in recognizing Georgia's breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia regions as independent states. More

WATCH: Prime Minister Affirms NATO Goals, Says "No Turmoil" In Georgia

Video Georgia Remains On Pro-West Path

Georgia's prime minister has said his country's path toward integration with Europe is irreversible. More

Official Beaten In Breakaway Abkhazia

The president of Georgia's breakaway, Russian-backed Abkhazia region summoned his security council on November 16 after the so-called prime minister of the rebel province was beaten up by attackers in the center of its main city. 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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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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