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Wednesday, December 26 2007, #246 (1513)

Georgian tycoon on tape plotting January 6 coup attempt

Billionaire presidential candidate Badri Patarkatsishvili stands accused of planning a violent coup to follow the January 5 presidential election, after Tbilisi authorities released what they say is an incriminating audio tape of the tycoon speaking to an undercover agent. (more)

Ilia II marks 30 years as Georgia’s spiritual leader

On December 25, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II marked 30 years since his accession to the head of the Georgian Orthodox Church. (more)

Fire destroys business owned by ally of arrested ex-minister

A fire gutted the offices of ARTI Group late on December 23, causing millions of dollars in damage. (more)

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“Georgian winemakers want to restart negotiations with Russian sanitation agency” (more)

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