Two tourists saved in snowy mountain rescue in Georgia

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Russian patriarch to visit Tbilisi

09.11.2009 14:30 GMT

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Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia will visit Tbilisi by invitation of Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia.

Russia will once use Turkey’s example – Saakashvili

09.11.2009 14:02 GMT

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Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili considers that Russia should use an example of Turkey that supported construction of 100 residential houses for refugees, who suffered during the August conflict in the Caucasus.

Georgian Patriarch: We are all concerned with violation of the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan and Georgia

07.11.2009 16:20 GMT

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Georgian Patriarch Iliya II, speaking in the Caucasus Muslims Department, voiced respect towards Caucasus Muslims Department chairman Allahshukur Pashazade.

Georgian Ministry’s disavowal of Russian citizenship not approved by Russian FM

07.11.2009 15:50 GMT

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Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze’s statement disavowing the Russian citizenship has not been granted yet, RIA Novosti quotes spokesman for the Russian Foreign Ministry Andrey Nesterenko as saying.

Georgia records two more cases of swine flu infection

07.11.2009 15:31 GMT

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Georgia has recorded two more cases of swine flu infection, Health Minister Alexander Kvitashvili told a sitting in the governmental commission on public health.

Tbilisi ready to discuss opening of border exit point with Russia - Georgian FM

07.11.2009 15:27 GMT

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Georgian Foreign Ministry expresses readiness to undertake talks on opening of the Zemo Larsi exit-point with Russia.

Qatar to invest USD 2 bn in Georgia

07.11.2009 15:07 GMT

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Qatar will invest about USD 2 bn in Georgia.

Russian-language channel starts its work in Georgia

07.11.2009 14:53 GMT

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In 2010 a Russian-language channel starts its work in Georgia.

Georgian, Russian church leaders meet in Baku

07.11.2009 14:21 GMT

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Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and the catholicos-patriarch of Georgia, Ilia II, have pledged to work towards improving relations between their two countries.

Georgia's parliament speaker receives letter from US vice-president

06.11.2009 21:16 GMT

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The speaker of Georgia's parliament, David Bakradze, has received a letter from US Vice-President Joseph Biden, thanking him for the warm welcome he received in Georgia.

Russia intends to strengthen its stance in occupied Georgian land – US senators

06.11.2009 21:01 GMT

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US senators Richard Lugar and John Kerry have sent a letter to the US envoy to the UN, Suzanne Rice, calling on her to render active support to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia.

NATO representative upbeat on cooperation with Armenia

06.11.2009 19:49 GMT

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Early next year Armenia will dispatch 30 servicemen to Afghanistan, Robert Simmons, NATO special representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia, told a press conference in Yerevan today.

Georgian ambassador complete his diplomatic mission in Azerbaijan

06.11.2009 19:11 GMT

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Georgian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Nikoloz Natbiladze gave an official reception because of completion of his diplomatic mission in Azerbaijan.

Transport communication between Georgia and Azerbaijan suspended

06.11.2009 18:26 GMT

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The transport communication between Georgia and Azerbaijan has been suspended as the Alazani river has flooded a frontier point of the local department of border guarding of Azerbaijan.

Russia in connection with Georgia acts as a typical occupant - Georgian MP

06.11.2009 15:50 GMT

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"Russia in connection with Georgia acts as a typical occupant".

European Parliament committee hears report on Russian-Georgian conflict

06.11.2009 15:39 GMT

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Swiss diplomat Heidi Tagliavini, head of the independent fact-finding commission on the conflict in Georgia, has presented her commission's report to the European Parliament's foreign affairs' committee in Brussels.

EU warns Minsk against recognizing South Ossetia and Abkhazia

06.11.2009 15:20 GMT

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Georgia easing university admissions process for ethnic Azeris and Armenians

06.11.2009 14:20 GMT

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Pupils at Azerbaijani and Armenian-language high schools in Georgia will from next year be able to take the national general skills exam in their native language.

The leader of the Georgian Labour Party departed for the USA

06.11.2009 14:15 GMT

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Shalva Natelashvili, the leader of the Georgian Labour Party, departed for the USA with a one week's working visit.

US ambassador in Georgia rules out new war

06.11.2009 14:10 GMT

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US Ambassador in Georgia John Bass does not see any threat of resumption of hostilities in the conflict areas in Georgia.

Chief of Russia’s military intelligence: NATO, Israel and Ukraine still arming Georgia

06.11.2009 14:06 GMT

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NATO member countries, Israel and Ukraine still supply Georgia with armaments and military equipment, said Lieutenant General Alexander Shliakhturov,chief of Russia’s military intelligence.

Russia has granted a refugee status to Georgian serviceman

06.11.2009 14:00 GMT

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Russia has granted a refugee status to Alik Bzhania, who served in the Georgian coast guard and requested political asylum in Russia in May, Interfax news agency reported on November 5 quoting Russia’s Federal Migration Service.

Ambassadors of 27 EU states to arrive in Georgia

06.11.2009 13:54 GMT

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The ambassadors of all 27 EU member-states will arrive in Georgia on November 12-14.

Georgian Interior Ministry dismisses reports on incident on Armenian border

06.11.2009 13:43 GMT

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Georgia’s deputy interior minister, Eka Zguladze, has dismissed reports of an incident over demarcation of the Georgian-Armenian border.

Ex-Georgian officer granted asylum in Russia

06.11.2009 13:17 GMT

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Russia has granted refugee status to a former Georgian officer, a Russian Federal Migration Service (FMS) spokesman said on Thursday.

Russia to use military force abroad only as last resort - Medvedev

05.11.2009 21:35 GMT

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Russia will use its Armed Forces outside the country only in extreme circumstances to protect Russian nationals, President Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday.

Eduard Shevarnadze departed for Germany

05.11.2009 20:58 GMT

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Yesterday Eduard Shevarnadze, the ex-President of Georgia, departed for Germany to participate in the events devoted to the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, said marina Davitashvili, the assistant of his bureau.

Russia’s Military Intelligence Chief warns of new war

05.11.2009 20:24 GMT

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Alexander Shliakhturov, chief of Russia’s military intelligence (GRU), said on November 5 that he did not rule out that Georgia might again use force against breakaway South Ossetia and Abkhazia.

South Ossetian separatists kidnap four Georgian pupils

05.11.2009 20:19 GMT

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South Ossetian separatists have kidnapped four Georgian pupils from the village of Tirdznisi.

Russia holds inadequate policy in relation to Georgia – Gordon

05.11.2009 19:59 GMT

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“Russia holds inadequate policy in relation to Georgia”, US assistant secretary of state Phillip Gordon said in the Center of International Strategy, according to Georgian TV channels.

Several tens of pupils in Tbilisi hospitalized with intoxication

05.11.2009 18:31 GMT

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Classes have been disrupted in the #62 public school in Tbilisi, from where several tens of pupils have been hospitalized with heavy intoxication.

Azeri, Georgian spiritual leaders discuss territorial integrity

05.11.2009 18:28 GMT

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The head of the Caucasus Muslims Department, Sheikh ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade, has received the catholicos-patriarch of all Georgia, Ilia II.

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