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Monday, May 19 2008, #092 (1608)

‘Georgian spy’ held in Russia

Russian security forces say they have arrested a Georgian spy with links to North Caucasian militants. Tbilisi denies the claim, which comes amid high tensions and bomb blasts in breakaway South Ossetia. (more)

UN adopts resolution on Abkhazia refugees

The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution that recognizes the right of refugees from the Abkhazian conflict to return to their homes. (more)

Traditional political issues lost amid criminal accusations in TV debate

The state-owned public broadcaster ran the last in a series of debates on May 15, pitting campaigners from the ruling National Movement party against two opposition blocs. (more)

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Ukraine proposes Baltic-Black Sea-Caspian energy group

The possibility of a Baltic-Black Sea-Caspian Energy Transit Commonwealth will be discussed at an upcoming Kiev Energy Summit from May 22–23, according to a Ukrainian government official. (more)

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“’My City’ demands Ugulava’s resignation” (more)

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