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Friday, August 3, 2018, #150 (4198)

De Facto Abkhazia: Noble Partner Drills in Georgia Pose Threat to Regional Security

De facto Foreign Ministry of Georgia’s breakaway region of Abkhazia, backed by the Russian Federation, has expressed concern over the multinational military drills Noble Partner 2018, ... (more)

Georgian President Lifts Moratorium on Violent Crimes

The President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili has decided to lift a moratorium which suspended pardoning of inmates who have been convicted for violent crimes. (more)

Georgia’s Supreme Court Chair Resigns


Five Top Servicemen Dismissed after Five Soldiers Wounded in Brawl


43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi


USAID Zrda Activity in Georgia Presents Meskhuri Tabla Cookbook


The News in Brief

"Four European Ministers to Visit Georgia on August War Anniversary" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Controversy over Marijuana’s Legalization in Georgia

On July 30, the Constitutional Court of Georgia upheld the lawsuit of the political center Girchi members, thus abolishing the administrative sentence for marijuana consumption. (more)

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