Armenian citizens detained in Georgia

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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.

Incident over Armenian-Georgian border demarcation

05.11.2009 17:34 GMT

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An incident has occurred on the Georgian-Armenian border, as the Armenian side tried to install border posts.

Parliament of Belarus to consider recognition of Georgia’s separatist republics

05.11.2009 15:57 GMT

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The parliament of Belarus will begin discussions on recognition of Georgia’s two separatist republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia starting next week.

Day of Diplomacy marked in Georgia

05.11.2009 15:37 GMT

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The Day of Diplomacy has been marked in Tbilisi. Georgian and Foreign Diplomats attended an event dedicated to the day at the Tbilisi Opera House yesterday, where Georgian prima ballerina, Nino Ananiashvili danced for the guests.

EU seeks to boost investigative journalism in Georgia

05.11.2009 14:51 GMT

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The European Union has launched a project in Georgia to strengthen the role of the media.

Georgia has no grounds to panic about H1N1 virus – Health Ministry

05.11.2009 14:18 GMT

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Georgia has no grounds to panic about the H1N1 virus, Georgian Health Minister Alexander Kvitashvili has said.

Name of Georgia’s new football coach to be declared

05.11.2009 14:07 GMT

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Temuri Ketsbaia will become a new head coach of the Georgian football team.

Azeri president receives Georgian patriarch

05.11.2009 13:08 GMT

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev received a Georgian delegation led by Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II on Wednesday.

Georgia talking to Armenia about reopening Georgian-Russian border crossing

04.11.2009 21:12 GMT

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Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze has said that the reopening of the Lars-Kazbegi checkpoint on the Georgian-Russian border is a technical matter.

Georgia, Sweden work out military cooperation plan

04.11.2009 20:29 GMT

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Georgian and Swedish Defense Ministries have worked out a plan of cooperation in the military field.

Georgian foreign minister gives up Russian citizenship

04.11.2009 18:35 GMT

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Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze today decided to renounce his Russian citizenship.

Hailstorm causes more damage in flood-stricken eastern Georgia

04.11.2009 14:45 GMT

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Kakheti Region in eastern Georgia suffered a severe hailstorm late last night, after several days of flooding had already left the region without winter stores.

Georgian Foreign Ministry accuses Russia of cynicism

04.11.2009 14:42 GMT

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Georgia's Foreign Ministry has issued a statement in response to accusations from the Russian Foreign Ministry that Georgia is trying to sever neighbourly relations with Russia.

Georgia's patriarch unlikely to have meeting with Russian Orthodox primate in Baku

04.11.2009 14:31 GMT

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Georgian Patriarch Ilia II is unlikely to have a meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and Russia in Baku.

Azerbaijanis planning to build new port in Georgia

04.11.2009 13:42 GMT

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The construction of a new port replacing Batumi port in Georgia is scheduled, Georgian Alia newspaper reports.

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