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Friday, September 11 2009, #172 (1938)

UN confirms refugees’ right to return to Abkhazia, South Ossetia

The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution recognising the right of Georgia’s internally displaced persons to return to their homes in the breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia on September 9. (more)

Venezuela recognises the de facto Republics

Venezuela has recognised Georgia’s breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia as independent states, following the lead of Russia and Nicaragua which did the same last year. (more)

Georgia takes regional lead in battling breast and cervical cancer


Reburial for famous Georgian writer


The News in Brief

"Georgian President congratulates national basketball team " (more)


Legalising aggression

As expected the Russian Parliament, the Duma, has supported President Dmitry Medvedev’s initiative to amend the Russian law on defence. (more)

Press Scanner

"Mountainous regions ask for restoration of benefits" (more)

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