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23 December, 2010
23 December, 2010

Mancho  Ekliani

Dear Santa Claus,
I am writing to you from Los Angeles, CA. As you know there is never any snow here and the feeling of Christmas is pretty much non-existent.

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09 December, 2010
09 December, 2010

I know very little about Mr. Julian Assange of the WikiLeaks fame. I know he is famous for publishing secret cables from US diplomats.

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02 December, 2010
02 December, 2010

My friend Mancho is not known to like children. Last year Mancho’s job at the university as a lab technician was cut to shorter hours.

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25 November, 2010
25 November, 2010

Mancho Ekliani
I like Russian language. Kill me but I like it a lot. I studied it in school. I almost flunked the written exam, but I loved reading Lermontov in Russian.

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25 November, 2010
25 November, 2010

Nika  Lobjanidze


According to the latest data provided by ITU (International Telecommunication Union), only 1 900 000 citizens of Georgia are Internet users; this comprises 28, 3 % of the population of the country.

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25 November, 2010
25 November, 2010

On November 9, a few hundred twelfth grade students from different public schools held a rally demanding dropping of newly introduced school-leaving exams.

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18 November, 2010
18 November, 2010

The all powerful Facebook has been in the news lately. This time it was not due to privacy concerns or the big squabble over customers with Google. Instead it has been royally good news. Recently her Royal Highness Queen of England herself, despite the security risks, has joined the Facebook nation.

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11 November, 2010
11 November, 2010

EMILY  FOWLER

Philip Tappan has embarked on a year-long teaching gig in the Republic of Georgia. Several weeks ago, he wasn’t aware the opportunity existed. Frustrated from a fruitless job search, Philip, a recent graduate of SUNY Freedonia and Messiah College with hopes of becoming an orchestra conductor, looked to the Internet and found the teaching opportunity.

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11 November, 2010
11 November, 2010

Maryann Dreas is teaching English in the Republic of Georgia in Eastern Europe for a semester through a government project.

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11 November, 2010
11 November, 2010

Nikita Mikhalkov’s Russian Union of Rights’ Holders won the right this week to collect one percent fees from electronic devices and blank media for redistribution among rights’ holders — a business estimated to be worth $100 million a year.

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11 November, 2010
11 November, 2010

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, one of the beneficiaries of vast resources reallocated by Communists shortly before the collapse of the USSR, an outstanding entrepreneur in the 90-s, the richest man in Russia by 2004, a head of highly successful YUKOS oil-producing empire, and currently a prisoner,

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04 November, 2010
04 November, 2010

During a fundraising dinner with Congressman Jim Marshall last week, Professor Avenarius stole and ate my chocolate souffle. I can’t stop thinking about it.

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04 November, 2010
04 November, 2010

Last weekend was Halloween and more importantly a rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear. It was hosted by two comedians, Steven Colbert and Jon Stewart and it was held in Washington D.C.

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04 November, 2010
04 November, 2010

By Friday, October 22, the month-long game of replacing the once-powerful Mayor of Moscow Yury Luzhkov with tried-and-true Sergey Sobianin came to an end.

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04 November, 2010
04 November, 2010

Last Friday President Medvedev submitted to the lower house of parliament a draft federal law ‘On Police’ that goes in line with his plans to reform Russian law enforcement system.

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28 October, 2010
28 October, 2010

Mancho  Ekliani


According to a 2004 OECD survey of 25 industrialized countries, only Norwegian and Dutch employees worked less time each year than the French, who put in an average 1,431 hours.

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21 October, 2010
21 October, 2010

We are taught that change is good. We are encouraged to embrace and even like change. We are taught to meet new life and circumstances head on without looking back.

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21 October, 2010
21 October, 2010

Nick  Assatiani

Having a permanent personal physician or dentist is still unusual for an average Muscovite.

 

When trouble comes, one makes a decision based on the cost of procedure, choosing between the overcrowded public clinic and the shiny expensive private hospital.

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14 October, 2010
14 October, 2010

I’ve just returned from Ireland, the Emerald Island as it is known to the world. It is really ‘the world’s greenest country,’ one of the most beautiful;

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14 October, 2010
14 October, 2010

Wednesday morning I walked out of Holburn underground tube station and was welcomed by beautiful sunny London air. I was automatically smitten with the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Other Stories
Only a two-and-a-half-hours drive away from Tbilisi hides the small city of Lagodekhi at the foot of the Great Caucasian Mountains.
One of the most gifted Georgian photographers Giorgi Shermazanashvili (Shermazana) captured Bateti Lake in two different seasons of year.
November Basho has started on the 11th of November.
Nikoloz Basilashvili is the first player from Georgia to gain an ATP World Tour title by winning the German Tennis Championships 2018.
World War I centenary was marked in Paris last weekend. More than 60 world leaders attended the event and among them was Georgian delegation.
Georgian rapper Bera Ivanishvili and Nanuka Gudavadze got married on the 11th of November.
A substantial extension of the Kazbegi National Park has come one step closer. Last week, a new bill overcame the first of three parliamentary hurdles.
The Swiss based society “Friends of Georgia” celebrates this year its 30 anniversary.
November Basho has started on the 11th of November.
The Georgian National Rugby team defeated against the Italian team with the score: 17:28.
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