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Tuesday, October 1, 2019, #190 (4494)

Government discusses 2020 'socially responsible' budget at extraordinary sitting

The 2020 budget embraces the spirit of social responsibility and economic development of the state, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia said on September 30 during an extraordinary meeting of the Cabinet to review the 2020 budget. (more)

Backlash following former President Saakashvili’s statements about European Georgia leader Giga Bokeria

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili says there are "fundamental differences" between him and one of the leaders of European Georgia, Giga Bokeria. (more)

Archil Talakvadze calls opposition’s reaction to clemency procedure a “triple standard”


MP Eka Beselia says members of ruling party are still being blackmailed with footages depicting personal lives


The News in Brief

"Incident in Rustavi Public school #5 - parents and students demand expulsion of student who pushed teacher down the stairs" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

While Georgian gov’t seeks direct dialogue with Russia, Putin pledges to ‘ensure national security’ of Abkhazia

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a message of congratulations to Abkhazia's de facto president Raul Khajimba on “Abkhazia's Day of Victory and Independence,” pledging to continue to protect Abkhazia's ‘national security’. (more)

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