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Latest Georgia News

Poroshenko Considering Saakashvili For Governor

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is considering appointing Mikheil Saakashvili, the fiercely pro-Western former president of Georgia, as governor of Ukraine's southwestern Odesa region. More

Russia: EU Missed Chance To Narrow Split

Russia says the two-day EU Eastern Partnership summit in Riga has lost "another opportunity to make a step toward bridging a widening gap on the continent." More

Video Disagreements Shadow EU Summit

Participants at the EU's Eastern Partnership summit have agreed on a final document affirming the bloc's relations with six neighboring countries in spite of sharp differences on key issues. More

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian meet in Riga on 21 May.

EU Partnership Summit Gathers

The European Union on May 21 reassured its six Eastern European partners that the 28-nation bloc "is as committed as ever" to building closer reations with them. More

Riga Text Change Could Buoy EU Partners

A last-minute amendment to a draft text by EU members and six of their eastern neighbors gathering for a summit in Riga could spell good news for Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine. More

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Latest Blog Posts

One Nation, Two Polities, Two Endangered Ossetian Languages?

Efforts to save the Ossetian language are running up against a host of problems on both sides of Russia's border with a breakaway Georgian republic, contributing to fears that both forms of Ossetian might ultimately slip into obscurity. More

Is Abkhazia Heading For A New Political Standoff?

The arrest last month on corruption charges of Abkhaz construction magnate Vadim Matua could herald a new standoff between former President Aleksandr Ankvab’s successor, Raul Khajimba, and his team and the opposition party Amtsakhara (Keep the Home Fires Burning). More
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Features & Commentary

News Analysis: EU Eastern Partnership Summit Exposes Fault Line Between Members

The EU Eastern Partnership summit in Riga has revealed a new split in Europe that divides the European Union's six "eastern partners" themselves.
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Video B.B. King Wowed Soviet Audiences

Fans around the world are mourning King's death, but for music lovers in Moscow and the countries of the former Soviet Union, King's loss strikes particularly close to home.
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For Victory Day, Post-Soviets Show Their Colors -- Just Not Orange And Black

Red, purple, pink, blue-and-gold. Many people in post-Soviet countries are choosing any color, it seems, for their Victory Day symbols -- just not the orange-and-black of Russia's St. George ribbon.
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