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Thursday, July 3, 2014, #127 (3150)

New charges filed against former defense minister

The Chief Prosecutor of Georgia brought charges against the former Minister of Defence of Georgia Bacho Akhalaia ... (more)

Ugulava released

Tbilisi City Court has not satisfied the prosecutor`s office’s motion with regard to suspended Tbilisi Mayor Gigi Ugulava’s case on July 3, and released the former mayor without any conditions. (more)

Giorgi “Mastera” Dgebuadze detained in the Netherlands


Head of the Sakdrisi expedition in Tbilisi


The News in Brief

"UNM Walks Out of Inter-Agency Group on Elections" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

No surprises are likely in run-off elections

Despite the fact that the June 15 local elections are viewed to be democratic, there is one additional significant feature related to the election race as well. (more)

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