Georgia Newswire (Page 6)

Georgia Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Bill Pullman joins cast of presidential drama 'LBJ,' to shoot in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... became 36th president after the 1963 assassination of John F. Kennedy. Jenkins will play Sen. Richard Russell of Georgia, according to Deadline . Where Russell, a former Johnson mentor, would emerge as a vocal leader of the opposition to the civil ...

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  2. Navalny's Opposition Coalition Stymied in SiberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Efforts to inject some of Russia's almost invariably pro-Kremlin regional and municipal legislatures with opposition-minded lawmakers ended in failure in Novosibirsk on Monday. Opposition firebrand Alexei Navalny's Party of Progress, Parnas and several other opposition parties formed a coalition aimed at providing a platform to like-minded candidates in various Russian regions, including Novosibirsk, where it had lined up three candidates to run for the city's upcoming legislative vote in September.

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  3. 'Genius Grant' Group Leaves Russia, Kyrgyzstan Strikes Back at U.S. Over Rights AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Transitions Online

    ... Russia has denied accusations that its troops erected boundary signs beyond the administrative border between Georgia and the breakaway region of South Ossetia, thereby gaining control over a section of an oil pipeline that runs from Baku to a ...

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  4. APK-Inform announced Georgia Agro Forum -2015Read the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Agricultural Market

    After rather long slowdown in development of the agricultural industry, Georgia has started gradually restoring its status of the agrarian country. Since 2013 the state support of agrarian sector of the economy has become the priority task for the Georgian government.

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  5. Russian seizure of Georgian pipeline has dangerous implicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    The Russian border guards stationed by the Kremlin on the perimeters of Georgia's breakaway, pro-Russian enclave of South Ossetia, have moved the enclave's border markers further into Georgian territory. The expanded border gives South Ossetia, which has declared itself an independent state, and its Russian backers, control of a mile-long stretch of the Baku-Supsa pipeline.

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  6. Georgian wines make push on AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Drinks Business

    ... of wine styles, made with exotic, uniquely Georgian varieties, such as Mstvane, Krakhuna and the stylish Saperavi. Georgia's use of ancient Qvevri clay vessels to produce amber-hued 'natural wines.' has already captured the attention of top-class ...

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    Jul 23, 2015 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Georgia's defense minister called for greater integration with the European Union on Wednesday - the same day Russia's foreign ministry issued a statement denying claims that it had violated Georgian territory. Georgia can only achieve its "ultimate goal - the restoration of its territorial integrity" by completing the country's integration with the European Union, Georgian Defense Minister Tina Khidasheli said in an exclusive interview with RFE/RL.

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  8. The South Caucasus and the limits of Western powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Horizon

    If Russia is a "riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma" as Churchill famously claimed, then the South Caucasus region is a conundrum cloaked in obscurity and tangled in Gordian knots. The three countries of the region - Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia - have distinct ethnic, cultural, religious, linguistic, and geopolitical identities that have been shaped and hardened over a millennia-long history in the craggy Caucasus mountains.

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  9. Turkey, Georgia open $220 million power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Georgia's Gardabani 230-megawatt gas combined cycle plant, built with Turkish involvement, started operating on July 22. The $220 million facility, located 39 kilometers south of the capital Tbilisi, will meet about 15 percent of the country's electricity needs. Speaking at the inauguration, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Y ld z said Turkish company Cal k Energy constructed and completed the project three months ahead of schedule.

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  10. Freedom, Commerce and Peace: A Regional AgendaRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2015 | Cato Institute

    The Cato Institute, the New Economic School of Georgia, the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, the Heritage Foundation, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, the Center for International Private Enterprise, the John Templeton Foundation, and the Donald and Paula Smith Family Foundation are organizing a major international conference in October 2006 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The conference will assemble, inform, and motivate a broad network of scholars, analysts, and policymakers who can further the mission of building free, stable, and prosperous legal, political, social, and economic orders.

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  11. Ukraine Again Relies on Foreigners for Leadership HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Voice of America

    ... For example, foreign-born ministers are negotiating a way out of Ukraine's debt burden, and former statesmen from Georgia are at the forefront of Ukraine's fight against corruption. Ukraine has an ancient tradition of being supported by foreign ...

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  12. Russia denies it violates Georgian sovereignty with border markersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Russian Foreign Ministry denied on Wednesday accusations by neighbouring Georgia that it had violated its territory by placing border markers on the edge of breakaway South Ossetia region. MOSCOW: Russian Foreign Ministry denied on Wednesday accusations by neighbouring Georgia that it had violated its territory by placing border markers on the edge of breakaway South Ossetia region.

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  13. Georgian Defense Minister Claims Success In 'Diplomatic War' With RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    Georgian Defense Minister Tina Khidasheli says her country is successfully "conducting a diplomatic war" with Russia, but can only reach Tbilisi's "ultimate goal -- the restoration of its territorial integrity" by completing the country's integration with the European Union. Khidasheli told RFE/RL in an exclusive interview on July 22 that while "Russia is losing all of its bridgeheads" in diplomatic circles, "Georgia is gaining new friends."

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  14. Georgia: Move Over, Russia. Here Comes ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | EurasiaNet

    ... Chinese company. (Photos: Monica Ellena; Hualing Group) China, the world's largest economy, has set its eyes on Georgia, a traditional gateway between Asia and Europe, and its investment power could transform the poverty-stricken South Caucasus ...

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  15. Tusk tour focuses on frozen conflictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    Council President Donald Tusk's trip to the South Caucasus has largely focused on the 'frozen conflicts' in Nagorno-Karabakh, Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Between 20 and 22 July, Tusk visited Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan, which are part of the EU's Eastern partnership initiative.

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  16. U.S. could send tanks to Hungary for military exercises: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    US marines take part in a joint military exercise with NATO members, called "Agile Spirit 2015" at the Vaziani military base outside Tbilisi, Georgia, July 21, 2015. US marines take part in a joint military exercise with NATO members, called "Agile Spirit 2015" at the Vaziani military base outside Tbilisi, Georgia, July 21, 2015.

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  17. City of Birmingham Gymnastics duo to represent GB at Youth Olympic FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | IcSuttoncoldfield

    The City of Birmingham Gymnastics Club is proud to have had two of its Men's Artistic gymnasts selected to represent Team GB at the 15th European Youth Olympic Festival. The British Olympic Association has announced the athletes selected to represent Team GB at the 15th European Youth Olympic Festival in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi.

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  18. Tom CrawfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Times

    ... Sen. Jeff Mullis, R-Chickamauga, one of the advocates of legalization. Mullis, a Civil War buff who lives near the Georgia-Tennessee line, for years has watched his constituents cross the border to purchase fireworks in advance of New Year's Eve or ...

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  19. Saakashvili signs deal with U.S. for regional support of OdessaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... which he underscored that he was "proud of the newly trained police force." Saakashvili, the one-time president of Georgia whose country fought a war with Russia in the summer months of 2008 also said that Russian President Vladimir Putin is a major ... 9 comments

  20. Ukraine crisis: Mikheil Saakashvili - Odessa's new governor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Independent

    ... to kill me, so why should I care about local mafia chiefs?" he said. Mr Saakashvili sees similarities between Georgia in 2004, when he became that country's president, and the situation he inherits today in Odessa. Both were renowned for their ...

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