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Thursday, January 5, 2017, #002 (3794)

“Putin has made world more dangerous,” US Senator says in Tbilisi

US Senator John McCain, who paid an official visit to Georgia with two colleagues, criticized Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and accused him of stirring conflicts. (more)

Georgian leaders congratulate Patriarch Ilia II on his jubilee

Catholicos-Patriarch of Georgia, Ilia II turned 84 years old yesterday. Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili wished happy birthday to the Patriarch in his statement. (more)

Girchi party links Georgia’s ‘new economy’ to marijuana decriminalisation


Tourism Administration: Number of Tourists in Georgia increased by 7.6 % in 2016


National Wine Agency: 50 mln bottles of Georgian wine exported to 53 countries in 2016


The News in Brief

"Serbia prepares to lift visa requirements for Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Will the President resign?

Georgia’s ex-Parliament Speaker and ex-leader of the Republican Party, David Usupashvili, who is one of the most experienced politicians in Georgia, has stated that the President of Georgia, Giorgi Margvelashvili, may resign before his official term expires in autumn 2018. (more)

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