Friday, October 24, 2014


Latest Georgia News

U.S. Reiterates Concern Over Prosection Of Ex-Georgian Officials

Concerns remain about the way some criminal prosecutions of former government members have been handled in Georgia, U.S. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki sa More

Former Georgian Defense Minister Bacho Akhalaia (file photo)

Jail Term For Georgian Ex-Minister

​A Georgian court has sentenced former Defense Minister Bacho Akhalaia to 7 1/2 years in prison for torturing convicts in 2006. More

Former Georgian Prime Minister Vano Merabishvili (right) attends a preliminary hearing of his case at the court  in Kutaisi, May 22, 2013

New Jail Term For Georgian Ex-PM

Former Georgian Prime Minister Vano Merabishvili has been sentenced to three years in prison in connection with the 2006 killing of Georgian banker Sandro Girgvliani. More

Georgia, Russia Struggle To Normalize Relations

Georgian Prime Minister Irakly Garibashvili says attempts by Tbilisi to normalize politcal relations with Russia have thus far been unsuccessful. More

Tbilisi Concerned Over Abkhazia Pact

Tbilisi has voiced concern over a reported Kremlin proposal to create a joint armed force of Russia and Georgia's breakaway Abkhazia region. More

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Latest Blog Posts

Evidence Suggests Chechens Linked To Umar Shishani Fighting For IS In Kobani

Fresh evidence has emerged indicating that a Chechen faction with close ties to Islamic State military emir (commander) Umar Shishani is among the IS militants battling Kurdish militias in Kobani. More

Should Georgia Fear IS Threat To Its Pankisi Gorge?

Is Georgia's Pankisi Gorge supplying a particularly high number of jihadis to Syria, and are militants from Pankisi joining Islamic State or other groups? More
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Features & Commentary

Spat Over Who Speaks To UN Hints Of Looming Political Crisis In Georgia

Recent disagreements between Georgia's president and its government have locals and analysts worried about the fragile state of the country's democratic institutions -- and the possible behind-the-scenes role of former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishivili.
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Pro-Independence Scots Have A Friend -- In Abkhazia

On September 18, Scottish voters go to the polls to vote in a historic referendum on whether to break their three-century-old ties with the United Kingdom. In Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia, which claims its own form of independence, support for Scottish statehood is strong.
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Photogallery After An Era Of New Horizons, EU Turns Its Gaze Inward

The incoming European Commission has indicated that further enlargement will no longer be a priority for the 28-member bloc. What does that mean for EU hopefuls to the east and south?
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