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Wednesday, May 14 2008, #089 (1605)

Dead billionaire’s family claims win in suit against self-declared heir

The family of late Georgian billionaire Badri Patarkatsishvili says it won a court case in the United States against the man claiming ownership rights to Patarkatsishvili’s assets. (more)

What’s in a slogan?

With twelve political parties and blocs vying for seats in next week’s parliamentary elections, a glance at their various campaign slogans gives a convenient snapshot of the political field. (more)

Bank of Georgia buys Belarus bank

Bank of Georgia announced yesterday it bought a controlling stake in a Belarusian bank. (more)

The News in Brief

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Azerbaijan currency reserves top USD 10 billion

Azerbaijan’s currency reserves increased 406 times between 1994 and 2007. (more)

Russia top destination for Armenian labor migrants

An opinion poll conducted since October 2007 suggests that 92 percent of Armenians seeking work abroad head to Russia. (more)

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“Three Georgians arrested in Almaty” (more)

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