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Monday, August 31 2009, #163 (1929)

Russia will protect ships en route to Abkhazia

The Russian Federal Security coast guard will escort vessels which enter waters controlled (more)

New Defence Minister criticised

Appointing 28-year-old Bacho Akhalaia as Minister of Defence has prompted mounting criticism (more)

Abkhazia denies shooting at Georgian police post


The News in Brief

"More prisoners to enjoy early release" (more)


Ministry of Defence in the spotlight

Over the past couple of days the Georgian Ministry of Defence has come under scrutiny (more)

Press Scanner

"Travel to EU countries will be easier " (more)

How do you think Bacho Akhalaia’s appointment as Defence Minister will affect the Georgian Defence system?
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