Thursday, February 11, 2016


Latest Georgia News

Georgian-Russian Talks Postponed

A Georgian envoy says the next round of talks between Russia and Georgia on normalizing bilateral ties has been moved to mid-March. More

Georgian UN Peacekeepers Accused In Child Sex-Abuse Scandal

Georgian UN peacekeepers are among those accused of sexually abusing children in Africa. More

Georgia Welcomes ICC Probe Of 2008 War With Russia

Georgia has welcomed a decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to open an investigation into alleged war crimes committed "in and around South Ossetia" during 2008, when Russia fought a brief war against Georgia over the breakaway region. More

A Georgian man cries as he holds the body of his relative after a bombardment in Gori, 80 kilometers from Tbilisi, in August 2008.

ICC To Probe 2008 Georgia-Russia War

International Criminal Court (ICC) judges have authorized prosecutors to open an investigation into alleged war crimes committed "in and around South Ossetia" during 2008, when Russia fought a brief war against Georgia over the breakaway region. More

Police officers detain a protester in Moscow last year. According to Freedom House, 2015 saw Russia and other authoritarian regimes "crack down harder on dissent."

Report: Biggest Slide In Freedom In A Decade

The worst year in global freedom in a decade saw Russia and China cracking down more due to "fear of social unrest" and particularly bad rankings for Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, and Belarus, the rights monitor Freedom House reports. More

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Gazprom Seeks Again To Pressure Georgia Over Gas Supplies

Russia has again raised the possibility of curtailing gas supplies to Georgia at a time when Azerbaijan, the only alternative source, is unable to meet Georgia's expanding need in full. More
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Abkhazia Outlaws Abortions

Abkhazia has outlawed abortion in an apparent effort to boost the population of the breakaway Georgian republic.
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