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Wednesday, November 28 2007, #227 (1494)

Presidential hopefuls begin their campaigns

Opposition figures launched their presidential bids on November 27, while ruling party officials said they would not begin campaigning in earnest until early December. (more)

Polling stations open in Abkhazia, South Ossetia for Russian parliamentary election

On November 27, Tbilisi strongly condemned Russia’s move to open polling stations in Georgia’s breakaway regions ahead of the December 2 election for the Russian Duma. (more)

With January 5 presidential poll, a referendum on NATO membership

When Georgian voters go to the polls on January 5, they will be asked not only whether to reelect incumbent Mikheil Saakashvili to another term as president, but also whether they want the country to join NATO, a spokesperson for the president’s office said on November 26. (more)

News in Brief

Words of the Day

Press Scanner

Press Scanner

“Soso Tsintsadze: Bidzina Ivanishvili won’t have much influence on the election!” (more)

Is a strong presidency good for Georgia?
Wednesday, November 28
Day - Rain.
High: 42° F. / 6° C.
Night - Chance of Snow.
Low: 24° F. / -4° C.
Thursday, November 29
Day - Partly Cloudy.
High: 32° F. / 0° C.
Night - Scattered Clouds.
Low: 21° F. / -6° C.
Friday, November 30
Day - Scattered Clouds.
High: High: 41° F. / 5° C.
Night - Scattered Clouds.
Low: 28° F. / -2° C.
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