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Thursday, August 25, 2016, #167 (3701)

Georgia’s MFA does not confirm visa-liberalization delay

Georgia’s Foreign Minister, Mikheil Janelidze, responded to a statement of Rikard Jozwiak, Radio Free Europe’s Brussels Reporter, who said on August 23 that the European Union (EU) will likely delay the visa-free regime for Georgia and Ukraine until January 1 2017. (more)

Russian occupants harvest crops of locals on Georgian territory

Russian occupants are harvesting barley crops planted by Georgians on the outskirts of the eastern village of Sobisi in the Gori region on territory controlled by Georgia. (more)

Defence Ministry claims compulsory military conscription abolished


Georgia offers help to Italy amid deadly earthquake


The News in Brief

"Another Georgian killed in Syria" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Georgia commemorates victims of totalitarian and authoritarian regimes

Yesterday was the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism, known as Black Ribbon Day in some countries, which is the international Remembrance Day for victims of totalitarian ideologies. (more)

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