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Tuesday, January 15 2008, #008 (1524)

CEC criticized as opposition ready more protests

Levan Tarkhnishvili
Opposition leaders reiterated vows to stop the inauguration of president-elect Mikheil Saakashvili yesterday, while three local NGOs criticized the Central Election Commission’s handling of the post-election process. (more)

Okruashvili on hunger strike over election

Irakli Okruashvili
Former defense minister Irakli Okruashvili is on hunger strike in a Paris jail cell in protest of the ‘”falsification” of the presidential election, lawyer Eka Beselia told television station Rustavi 2 on January 13. (more)

Fears of injuries close schools as Tbilisi weathers deep freeze

A menacing layer of ice has settled on Tbilisi streets and sidewalks, sending citizens splaying and cars careening as sub-zero temperatures keep some students and workers at home. (more)

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