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Monday, December 7, 2015, #238 (3516)

The Patriarch says he should have the right to pardon prisoners

Georgia’s Patriarch, Ilia II, stated on December 5, after attending a play staged by prisoners at the Rustaveli Theatre, that the country’s Catholicos Patriarch should have the right to pardon prisoners. (more)

Georgia’s ex-President Saakashvili has officially been deprived of his Georgian citizenship

Georgia’s Former President Mikheil Saakashvili was officially deprived of his Georgian citizenship on December 4 after the current President of Georgia signed the relevant decree. (more)

Georgian judoka wins Tokyo Grand Slam championship for the first time since 1982


Georgia’s ex-Chief Prosecutor sent to pre-trial detention in absentia


The News in Brief

"Leonid Chernovetsky sets 150 000 GEL for arresting Megis Kardava" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Georgia faces new traffic rules from next year

Georgia’s Interior Ministry is launching a new traffic security programme that envisages a range of changes intended to protect the rights of drivers, passengers and pedestrians. (more)

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