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Thursday, April 5, 2012, #065 (2581)

Ivanishvili citizenship request rejected

On the eve of the decision deadline, the Civil Registry Agency of the Ministry of Justice has announced that Bidzina Ivanishvili is not eligible to receive (more)

Abkhaz Parliament elects Speaker amid rumors of government pressure

Valery Bganba, the newly elected parliamentary Speaker of Abkhazia, defeated opposition candidate Raul Khajimba in the internal election, (more)

GYLA report slams partisan use of government resources


The News in Brief

"Bass shoots down rumours about preferred US candidate" (more)


The threat of a Russian threat

With elections coming closer and closer, Georgia’s leadership has started publicly speculating about military threats facing the country. (more)

Press Scanner

"Who needs unrest with Russia?" (more)

What deficiencies do the Georgian media have – a lack of professionalism, freedom of expression, or….?
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