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Friday, August 19, 2011, #156 (2424)

Russia backs Bibilov for de facto South Ossetia presidency

Moscow favors South Ossetia’s emergency situation minister Anatoly Bibilov for the position of the breakaway territory's president, reports Russian daily newspaper Kommersant on August 18. (more)

Government dismissal of Sturua heavily criticized

Robert Sturua has spoken about the decision of the Minister of Culture and Monument Protection Nika Rurua to remove him from ... (more)

Conditions of East Georgia prisons inspected


The News in Brief

"Meeting with Swiss delegation at Ministry of Foreign Affairs" (more)


CIS to strengthen its security

Under a Russian initiative a collective security organization exists which allegedly is a body to secure safety and stability over CIS space. (more)

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"Court hearing in Malaysia again postponed" (more)

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