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29 November, 2014
29 November, 2014
I like fads and trends. It is always fun to see people get involved into something they don’t really like but feel obliged to do either because everyone else is doing it or because they want to score some brownie points within a society.
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27 November, 2014
27 November, 2014
The government has released its Social-economic Development Strategy of Georgia. This is a great first step. It says a great deal about the former administration that they never produced
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27 November, 2014
27 November, 2014
When we are small children, Thanksgiving is about how the Pilgrims came to the New World and were helped by the friendly Native Americans who kept them from starving
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20 November, 2014
20 November, 2014
1) Shegidzliat gza mimastsavlot?

Can you show me the road?
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14 November, 2014
14 November, 2014
Kakha Bendukidze was a remarkable man with many remarkable qualities but of all of them, the one that was most obvious beside his impressive size, was how funny he was.
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10 November, 2014
10 November, 2014
There is a great deal of discussion in Georgia about who is pro-western and who is not. It is not an easy discussion to have because almost everybody says they are pro-western.
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08 November, 2014
08 November, 2014
Georgians, regardless of where they live, are fiercely proud of their cuisine, a sentiment shared by foreigners who are introduced to it.
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01 November, 2014
01 November, 2014
If you want to see what a nation really thinks about its neighbors, look at its history text books. In fact there is even a name for it in East Asia. They call it "the text book wars".
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20 October, 2014
20 October, 2014
In a couple of weeks the US will hold what are known as mid-term elections. These are those held on even numbered years when there isn't a presidential election.
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11 October, 2014
11 October, 2014
I have a difficult time saying what the Georgian Dream Coalition (Otsneba in Georgian) stands for.
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08 October, 2014
08 October, 2014
Chris Christie is governor of New Jersey, the US state just south west of New York City. He was reelected in 2014. Mark Sokolich is the mayor of Fort Lee, a small town
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30 September, 2014
30 September, 2014
As I was told, Zura Adeishvili sat at his computer meeting with Nino Burjanadze who a week before had stepped down as president to become speaker of parliament.
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25 September, 2014
25 September, 2014
In Georgian, “shuashi” means in-between. Shuashists is a derisive terms for somebody who is somehow between the National Movement and the Georgian Dream.
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18 September, 2014
18 September, 2014
Aside from several exceptions, a country’s overall development is a mixed blessing.
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16 September, 2014
16 September, 2014
On 18 September Scotland will vote on whether to become an independent country.
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09 September, 2014
09 September, 2014
Five hundred kilometers northwest of Georgia, Russia has invaded Ukraine. Five hundred kilometers to the south, the Islamic State forces control most of Syria and lots of Iraq.
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04 September, 2014
04 September, 2014
Every country has its Uwe Boll (evil demon of film industry), and Georgia is no exception. For a while I thought that our Uwe Boll was his majesty
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04 September, 2014
04 September, 2014
Many people who visit Georgia want to stay. It's a fact. Of course most can't because they have lives in other places.
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27 August, 2014
27 August, 2014
As Charles Darwin said, “It is not the strongest species that survives, nor the most intelligent but those most responsive to change.” Being surrounded by empires, Georgia knows well
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19 August, 2014
19 August, 2014
Georgia needs to learn to regulate. It is one of the toughest jobs a government has. And rarely has it been done well. In the Soviet period there was some effective regulation but not much.
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The representatives of the Georgian film industry have been awarded numerous titles and prizes for their extraordinary achievements in the past recent years.
Rihanna uploaded an Instagram photo reflecting that she celebrated her birthday on the 20th of February in Vetements hoodie.
The Georgian teacher Vladimer Apkhazava was listed among the 10 finalists for the Global Teacher Prize 2019.
Sopho Shinjikashvili is the only Georgian working at one of the biggest Microsoft Development center in Prague.
af&co, a leading restaurant, and hospitality consulting firm has recently published this year’s trends report.
The ability of elected officials to determine and implement government policy is impaired by the informal role of Ivanishvili, who holds no public office but exerts significant influence over executive and legislative decision-making
The Georgian teacher Vladimer Apkhazava was listed among the 10 finalists for the Global Teacher Prize 2019.
I made a decision to leave TBC bank where I spent 27 years of my life
Georgia’s President Salome Zurabishvili has met with President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
The world met one of the most spectacular events of the year on the 19th of February.
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