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Monday, August 5, 2019, #149 (4453)

Ex-Defense Minister Kezerashvili to establish TV company

The criminalization of drug use that does not result in addiction and/or aggressive behavior was found unconstitutional by the Constitutional Court of Georgia, on the basis of the Public Defender’s lawsuit. (more)

PM says gov’t co-funding of travels from Russia to Georgia is a ‘humane step’

Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze says that the decision of the Georgian Dream government to co-fund flight expenses for visitors from Russia to Georgia is a human step to support Georgian citizens living in Russia. (more)

National Day of Swiss Confederation celebrated in Tbilisi


Ex-director of Rustavi 2 questioned for possible illegal deals


The News in Brief

"Former head of president’s administration appointed Georgia’s new ambassador to Israel " (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Populist politics in Georgia

Georgian politicians from both sides of the political spectrum (if the division in the country can be called so) have used the word ‘populism’ as an accusatory term to insult their opponents. (more)

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