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Friday, March 2, 2012, #042 (2558)

Changes to drug policy focus on rehabilitation

First Deputy Prosecutor Davit Sakvarelidze spoke in Parliament on Thursday, presenting data on drug crime in Georgia and supporting a new bill that will change drug policy across the country. (more)

S. Ossetia narrows presidential race down to four

The South Ossetian Central Election Commission (CEC) has registered four candidates for the repeat presidential runoff on March 25, according to local news agency RES. (more)

Saakashvili criticized for calling student "criminal"


Questions raised about death of suspect in police custody


Ivanishvili to wait three months for citizenship decision


The News in Brief

"Visa free regime with Russia begins" (more)


Afghanistan test for Georgian politics

While appearing before Parliament on February 28, President Mikheil Saakashvili began his remarks with a minute of silence ... (more)

Press Scanner

"Sarajishvili and Borjomi return to Russian market" (more)

How would you assess the President’s decision to unilaterally abolish the visa requirement for Russians?
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