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Thursday, February 9, 2017, #027 (3819)

Karasin hopes occupied regions to benefit from Georgia-EU visa waiver

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Grigori Karasin, believes it is premature to speak about introducing visa-free travel for Georgia, and hopes the people living in the occupied territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia (Tskhinvali) will benefit from Georgia-EU visa-free travel. (more)

Ex-UNM official tried to influence judges

Georgia’s Chief Prosecutor’s Office has released a special statement stating that the ex-Deputy Chief Prosecutor under the United National Movement government and now in Ukraine, David Sakvarelidze, ... (more)

Separatists plan to change name of the region


Ex-official claims he was offered secret recordings


The News in Brief

"'Discount Week’ starts in Georgia: Get 25% discounts on hotel bookings in Kakheti region" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Neither Parliament nor Gov’t against presidential elections

Georgia’s Parliament Speaker and head of the State Constitutional Commission working on amendments in the country’s main laws, Irakli Kobakhidze, claims that neither Parliament nor the government has any political interest in changing the rule of the presidential elections. (more)

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