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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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Georgia has become an inspiration for many people, from politicians to writers and singers. The latest, for who Georgia has tuned into country of new discoveries is a former US soldier... This is what he tells Georgian Journal.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Georgia Kelly Degnan has taken an oath.
Georgian fashion and designers is becoming more and more recognizable, but what makes them unique?
Recent poll results released by the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and CRRC Georgia revealed that the majority of respondents approve of the Government’s goal for Georgia to become a member of the European Union (EU) and NATO.
The U.S. National Democratic Institute (NDI) has today released the results of its public opinion survey. According to the survey, majority of the respondents say “no political party” is “closest to them”.
Tbilisi has been selected as a contestant for the Best European Destinations 2020 competition, Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze said at the municipal government meeting.
Impunity for abuse by law enforcement officials remained a persistent problem, - reads the Human Rights Watch Report 2020.
Human Rights Watch has published its 2020 report. The report includes information about media, judicial and political environment in Georgia.
British Ambassador to Georgia Justin McKenzie Smith congratulates Georgian people on Kalanda - Old style New Year.
Georgia's Civil Aviation Agency calls on airlines registered in Georgia to refrain from using the airspace of Iran and Iraq
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