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Tuesday, December 8, 2015, #239 (3517)

Georgia’s Patriarch says he was misunderstood

Georgia’s Patriarchate has released a statement which highlighted the recent speculation over giving the Patriarch the right to pardon prisoners; the statement claims that this was a misunderstanding. (more)

Hundreds of trucks are stuck at Zhinvali

Hundreds of trucks have been stuck at Zhinvali for nearly 5-6 days. (more)

Owners of right-hand drive vehicles protest registration restrictions


Minister of Environment supports building of recreation zone in Vere Gorge


Tbilisi International Film Festival closes with ‘God of Happiness’


The News in Brief

"Georgian officials offer condolences to Azerbaijani nation " (more)

Opinion & Analysis

A demonstration has been held in Georgia’s capital under the banner “Sidewalks for Pedestrians”

The rally participants protested against the frequent violations of pedestrians’ rights by drivers, as well as a draft to ease sanctions for drivers proposed by majority MP Soso Jachvliani. (more)

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