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Friday, August 2, 2013, #148 (2917)

Akhalaia found not guilty of certain charges

Former defense minister and interior minister Bacho Akhalaia was found not guilty of exceeding official powers, illegal confinement and torture. (more)

Georgian opposition fears country will face economic crisis soon

The National Statistics Office of Georgia (GEOSTAT) has published a study estimating economic growth in 2013. (more)

No more Georgian advertisements on the BBC and CNN


New law proposed after protests over Kazbegi road works


Batumi Summer Set Fest 2013 on the agenda


The News in Brief

"Secret recordings of citizens' private lives to be destroyed by August 15th" (more)


The prime minister wants to resign (or does he?)

From the very beginning of his foray into politics, Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili has made it clear that his time in the political arena will be short. (more)

Press Scanner

"Sakrebulo to study construction at Turtle Lake" (more)

Which places would you suggest to foreign tourists in Georgia and what advice would you give them if they decided to visit Georgia?
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