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Thursday, January 10 2008, #005 (1521)

Patarkatsishvili charged in alleged coup plot

Badri Patarkatsishvili
Business tycoon Badri Patarkatsishvili is charged with conspiracy to overthrow the state, the Prosecutor General’s Office announced yesterday. (more)

Opposition takes allegations on-air, plans protest of election results

The state-owned public broadcaster interviewed live an opposition coalition leader, who detailed his bloc’s allegations of vote fraud and media bias in a combative back-and-forth with the station’s journalists. (more)

Germany hands Okruashvili over to France

Former defense minister Irakli Okruashvili, who was arrested at the end of November in Berlin at the request of the Georgian Prosecutor’s Office, was transferred to France on January 9, where he remains in custody. (more)

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