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Friday, August 9, 2013, #153 (2922)

People pay tribute to August War heroes

The families of soldiers who were killed in Georgian-Russian military conflict that began on August 8, 2008 gathered at the Mukhadgverdi Brothers’ Cemetery in the early morning on Thursday to commemorate ... (more)

Saakashvili says he was ready to say no to NATO to resolve conflicts

President Mikheil Saakashvili said that all his attempts to prevent war with Russia turned out to be unsuccessful as Russia was all the time preparing for war and aimed to "completely destroy Georgia". (more)

Economic team says there is no economic problem in Georgia


The News in Brief

"Five years since the August War: torch rally at Gori Fortress" (more)


Medvedev threatens Georgia if it joins NATO

In an interview with Rustavi 2's Nino Shubladze, Russian Prime Minister Dimitri Medvedev threatened Georgia if it continues to move towards joining NATO. (more)

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"Deputy Minister says no more politicized vintage" (more)

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