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Monday, July 14 2008, #131 (1647)

Georgia looks for strong response to Russian flyover

Tbilisi sought but did not quite find broad international condemnation over the weekend of last week’s intentional violation of Georgian airspace by Russian warplanes. (more)

Fifth annual Art Gene festival begins

Georgian folklore and music festival Art Gene began July 11 in Tbilisi. (more)

Regional anti-domestic violence campaign begins

A campaign to combat violence against women in the South Caucasus was presented on July 10 in Tbilisi. (more)

German envoy visits Sokhumi and Moscow

The News in Brief

Saakashvili-Medvedev meeting on hold. (more)

Russia’s outrageous behavior should not go unchecked

Last week Russia did an extraordinary thing—it acknowledged its utter disregard for Georgian sovereignty by confirming that its warplanes circled over South Ossetia for forty minutes on July 8. (more)

Press Scanner

“Special address to Condoleezza Rice”

If you could speak to ex-president Eduard Shevardnadze, what would you ask him?
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