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Thursday, November 16, 2017, #225 (4017)

US-Based Science Journal Names Georgia “Birthplace of Winemaking”

The US-based Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), one of the world’s leading science journals, now claim that humans were fermenting grapes into wine in areas now part of modern Georgia as early as 6,000 BC. (more)

Putin Meets S. Ossetia Leader, Vows More Aid for Breakaway Region

On Tuesday speaking at his private residence outside Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Moscow will continue to provide robust financial and ... (more)

Georgia’s Opposition Wants Sharp Cuts to the Bureaucracy Amid Gov’t Reshuffle


National Bank to Tighten Monetary Policy if Lari Continues Devaluation


The News in Brief

"South Ossetia Bars Ambulances Movements at Night and Weekends" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Georgia’s Public Defender Issues Statement About Cyanide Attack Case

Georgia’s Public Defender Ucha Nanuashvili released his preliminary findings about a cyanide case involving a clergyman who was given a nine-year prison sentence for the attempted murder of Patriarch Ilia II’s female secretary. (more)

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