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Wednesday, September 10 2008, #171 (1687)

Georgia hails Sarkozy-Medvedev agreement

The decision to pull Russian troops out of Georgian territory is a “step forward,” said Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili at a televised briefing (more)

Opposition demands Saakashvili’s resignation

As soon as the State of War in Georgia was lifted, the political opposition lifted its moratorium on criticizing the authorities (more)

Ukrainians bond with their suffering neighbour

On September 9, a delegation from the Ukrainian political party Nasha Ukrain (Our Ukraine) began an official 2 day visit to Georgia. (more)

Experts see no chance of an improvement in Georgian-Russian relations as yet

The restoration of Georgian-Russian relations is impossible in the near future. (more)

The News in Brief

Georgian Ombudsman objects to prohibition on Maestro cable TV company (more)


Why this fear of Georgians bearing arms?

After occupying Georgia, Russian military personnel are now saying that it is unacceptable for anyone to supply arms to Georgia. (more)

Press Scanner

"Spain opens Embassy in Georgia " (more)

What are the chances for an improvement in Georgian-Russian relations?
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