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Off you go, Satan!
Off you go, Satan!
I am not a believer. Neither am I a pure atheist. Both of these stances are extremely hard to maintain. This is why I have sheltered
Double Schooling
Double Schooling
This country has more problems than it is enough for one nation. Sometimes it feels like we are seriously sick and need major professional
Promises to keep...
Promises to keep...
There is so much talk in town about the promises that were not kept... Promise has a momentous psychological effect on our social
Globalized Governance
Just have a look at our modern world – it is no longer the way it was a while ago. All seems to be global in the world that we habitually qualify
Georgia’s Young Volunteers
Several years ago, I wrote an editorial about volunteerism in Georgia, and I am ready to admit that I had written it in rather pessimistic
Tbilisi Big-Band & its Founder
There are some little things in our lovely versatile capital city that make us look and sound absolutely Western. The famous Tbilisi Big-Band
Floods happen, but ...
Georgia is not the only victim of floods and other natural disasters. We are just one of them! Too bad that it has happened to us
Building from top to bottom
Natural disasters have happened before, they are happening now and will happen in the future too. And not only in Georgia, as a
Dr. Alexander Rondeli
We sincerely pain that he is no longer with us, remembering him as Alec Rondeli – the name which became widely known
Equal are the whelps of lion ...
‘The Man in the Panther’s Skin’ by Shota Rustaveli could serve as the most powerful vehicle for Georgia to whisk itself firmly
Russian Political Logic
Russia has its own weird but strongly formulated political logic, and wants the world to follow it. Fair enough, in principle, because
Yes or No to borders
The human love and predilection for having borders and fences has as long a history as the story of civilization itself. This is my territory, and
Crisis, Shmisis...
Economic Crisis! Do­es this sound overly loud? People are talking broadly and extensively about financial crisis in Georgia.
Legalize it or not?
The talk about the oldest profession of the world is just as aged as the trade itself. The subject is always topical here in Georgia too.
Wanted
Wanted
He is wanted! Wanted by the government of the country he once used to be a chief executive of. I am not kidding – he is truly and seriously
President’s Residence
Living and working in the United States, I would often hear people judge the lawyers they want to hire by the car they drive and the attire they are wrapped in.
How about more wisdom?
At this editorial tim­e, I am using some bor­rowed wisdom to squeeze a wise interpretation from what I observe in Georgia. I admit that I cannot grasp the entire picture
Organic what?
Organic what?
I love America but I will never say I know it well. To perceive America, you want to listen in carefully, and meticulously analyze what you hear.
Georgia or Sakartvelo
How many people in the world would know that our darling Georgia has a birth name – Sakartvelo, which is authoritatively legitimized by the main law
Belligerency vs. Continuity
In October of 2012 there came an edgily and extensively awaited-for change of hands in the Georgian government, and it was stridently and smugly qualified
The bottom line
The bottom line
What is the bottom line for Georgia after all, and who and what will take care of it? In the last quarter of a century, this country has gone through a radical geopolitical
Georgian Culture
Georgian Culture
We are a culture which does not very well know itself. We are not the best self-analysts in the world. We possess a shining propensity of taking things for granted.
Outsourcing A la Politique
What’s happening, folks? Georgia’s young human recourses have inundated the Ukrainian governmental field of cadres. Georgians are being hired one after another
Why is it so sick?
Why is it so sick?
GEL, also known as Lari, has recently gone into a vertiginous free fall. Oh, excuse me! You do not know what Lari is, do you? It is certainly not a male first name.
Precarious Crossroads
Precarious Crossroads
What has brought the turn of the century to our good old Georgia, who has lain in shreds in the last couple of decades? Something was gained and something
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GEL Exchange
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24 July, 2015
This country has more problems than it is enough for one nation. Sometimes it feels like we are seriously sick and need major professional
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The National Library of Georgia created a digital archive of all Kviris Palitra newspaper issues published during its 18-year history.
The Georgian Office of the United Nations Human Rights High Commissioner organized a media workshop in the town of Sighnaghi, informing reporters about cases of prisoner torture and health complications due to their mistreatment in the penitentiary system.
Lelo, the sports newspaper held a celebration at its offices for the publication of its 14,000th issue.
Manager of the Public Broadcasting Channel 1 Giorgi Baratashvili responded to allegations of the head of the news service of the channel Khatuna Berdzenishvili regarding her dismissal from the position on political grounds.
Head of the Public Broadcasting Channel 1 News Service Khatuna Berdzenishvili announced during a special briefing held on March 1 that she had been relieved of her position by the Manager of the channel Giorgi Baratashvili.
The United States Ambassador Richard Norland granted certificates to graduates of the 1-year certification and 2-month internship courses at the Radio Liberty Media School.
The new talk show Iron Ladies by Tina Kandelaki premiered on Russia's NTV channel on February 17. Kandelaki and Margarita Simonyan were presenters of the show which lasted for 40 minutes and was dedicated to the recent Chelyabinsk meteorite shower incident.
Many BBC journalists have gone on strike for 24 hours in a dispute over compulsory redundancies. The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) said it called the strike after failing to reach an agreement with management over the redeployment of 30 staff members facing compulsory redundancy.
NBC’s Al Roker scored a split-second, wild chat with President Obama and got a handshake from Vice President Biden during the inaugural parade on Monday.