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Friday, June 30, 2017, #126 (3918)

Venice Commission Disapproves GD’s decision to delay introduction of proportional elections

Gianni Buquicchio, the President of the Venice Commission, stated while visiting Georgia on June 29 that he is saddened by the decision of the ruling Georgian Dream (GD) party to delay the introduction of a fully proportional election system until 2024 instead of 2020, ... (more)

Russia not happy with Georgian foreign policy

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Grigory Karasin, says that current government of Georgia is no different from ex-President Saakashvili’s regime, especially with regards to accusing Russia of occupying the Abkhazia and South Ossetia regions. (more)

Education institutions request Gov’t not to extradite Demirel College director


Georgia fully meets standards for trafficking elimination


Surge in Diplomacy, Action in Mediation


Giorgi Aleksidze Contemporary Ballet Chamber offers a new performance


The News in Brief

"Russian Official: New Law Enforcement Agency in Tskhinvali ‘Decided Matter’" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Georgia-US deal to jointly prevent terrorism

Georgia’s State Security Service and the US Terrorist Screening Center signed an intergovernmental agreement today to prevent and address terrorism through a series of joint efforts. (more)

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