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Wednesday, August 21, 2013, #161 (2930)

President removes conditional sentence and criminal record for former criminal

Tens of thousands former criminal will no longer have conditional sentences or criminal record. A statement concerning the issue was made by the president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili on August 19. (more)

Prime Minister shuts down TV Channel

TV 9 and Info 9, the Tbilisi-based television and news agency, will be closed down on September 1, sixteen months after it was launched. (more)

The News in Brief

"Tbilisi budget increased with 17 million GEL" (more)

Opinion

The presidential candidates and their promises

A comical situation can be observed in Georgia. 34 candidates for presidency have already registered for the election marathon. (more)

Press Scanner

"Prosecutor rule out connection between the cases of two murdered girls" (more)
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