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Friday, September 18 2009, #177 (1943)

Georgian books burned in South Ossetia

About a tonne of books from a Tskhinvali library, include works of Georgian literature, were burned in the centre of the South Ossetian capital on September 16 (more)

Controversial Football Federation President resigns

On September 17 Nodar Akhalkatsi, the President of the Georgian Football Federation, resigned due to the Georgian national team’s poor results. (more)

Saakashvili’s statement on pardon policy criticised


Controversial performance


The News in Brief

"Citizens of Georgia are prevented from crossing Russian-Azeri border to visit Russian Federation" (more)


Russia will increase its pressure on Ukraine

Among the countries of the post-Soviet space, the area which Moscow considers its ‘sphere of special interest’, the Kremlin is most displeased with Georgia and Ukraine. (more)

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"Why has Inga Grigolia left the First Channel?" (more)

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