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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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Congressman Adam Kinzinger, Chairman of the Georgian Caucus of Congress, is one of the main authors of critical letters received by the Georgian government in recent months.
Matthew Bryza worries new telecommunications law targets Caucasus Online and will block major investments that could make Georgia the strategic center of a “digital silk road”
"Czech contribution in monitoring COVID-19 in Georgia was invaluable and hugely important” - Georgia’s Health Minister Ekaterine Tikaradze praised the Czech Republic’s contribution during Friday meeting with the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Georgia, H.E. Petr Mikyska as the Georgian and Czech sides met to discuss various aspects of joint collaboration.
Discover what is yours - Travel to Georgia - This is the main call of the year of the Georgian National Tourism Administration, which advises all residents of Georgia to travel, get to know and discover their own country, once again to make sure that Georgia is truly distinguished by its sights, nature, history and with the diversity of touristic destinations.
Pregnant women throughout Georgia are invited to attend free virtual sessions led by top gynecologists and have answers to their most pressing questions answered, - reads the statement by UNICEF.
With the World Bank's $80 million Emergency COVID-19 Response project financial support and mediation, the government of Georgia was able to procure 147 000 Rapid COVID-19 Antibody and Antigen Test Kits and 250 000 PCR Test, that will triple Georgia's testing capacity to 3000 samples per day by mid-July, - reports World Bank.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia responds to the statement of the Russian Foreign Ministry regarding Lugar's laboratory.
UNDP Georgia states that boosting the healthcare system with digital solutions in Georgia will enable thousands of medical staff to improve their skills in treating infectious diseases.
The UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on the occupied territories of Georgia - "Cooperation with Georgia" within the framework of its 43rd session.
Given that one year has passed since June 20, 2019, it is interesting to see how the West assesses the developments in Georgia during this one year and what expectations it has for the October parliamentary elections.
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