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Thursday, May 27, 2010, #099 (2114)

We will always be independent, says Saakashvili/a>

Georgia celebrated Independence Day with a military parade on May 26. The parade opened with a minute's silence for the late Polish President Lech Kaczinsky and his wife,

Different opinions, different celebrations

On May 25 the Georgian opposition stated that they would not hold street rallies on May 26, Independence Day, as originally planned. They described this volte-face as gesture of respect for the day and the Georgian Army, which was due to conduct a parade in central Tbilisi. (more)

Georgia and Egypt strive for “more intense cooperation”


The News in Brief

"National Council`s candidate leaves race" (more)


What will happen after the 30th?

May 30 is local election day in Georgia. In reality local government is not of great importance in Georgia. But these particular elections are being taken very seriously by both the opposition and the administration.

Press Scanner

"Election campaigns dissected" (more)
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"Read TimeOuTbilisi and explore Georgian society and history, discover the beauty of the country and learn more about Georgian culture. Make Georgia an adventure with your I." (more)

History: Georgia, Persia and Rome




Cuisine: A wonderful world of Georgian wine traditions


Traditions: More Georgian dances


Culture: Georgian National Museum


Info: The internationally acclaimed pianist Giovanni Allevi in Tbilisi


In your opinion how should Georgia’s Independence Day be celebrated?
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