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Georgia demands 70,320,000 EUR from Russia

Georgia demands 70,320,000 EUR from the government of Russia as compensation for moral damages.
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Georgia is doing its best to strengthen strategic relations with the U.S. - Irakli Gharibashvili

Georgia is doing its best to strengthen strategic relations with its primary partner state, said Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili at the meeting with U.S. congressmen. ...
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The agreement that Russia suspended has never been in force to begin with - PM’s special envoy

According to the Georgian PM’s special envoy Zurab Abashidze, the agreement that Russia has decided to suspend, has never actually been in force. ...
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PM Reiterates Support for Constitutional Ban of Same-Sex Marriage

PM Irakli Garibashvili reiterated that he will “always” be in favor of introducing a constitutional clause that would define marriage as union of a man and a woman. ...
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Economy Ministry Building Auctioned for $9.45m

A building in downtown Tbilisi housing the Economy Ministry has been sold for USD 9.45 million in an online auction. ...
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Senate Confirms New U.S. Ambassador to Georgia

The Senate confirmed on June 24 a career diplomat Ian C. Kelly as the new U.S. ambassador to Georgia, replacing Richard Norland, who has served in Tbilisi since September, 2012. ...
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Death toll from Tbilisi flooding reaches 18

Heavy rainfalls in Tbilisi overnight to June 14 sent Tbilisi’s River Vere bursting its banks. Ground floors of more than 100 houses, underground walkways, squares have been flooded. ...
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EU Pledges EUR 3.4m for Tbilisi Flood Relief

The European Commission said up to EUR 3 million will be made available to help provide durable housing solution following the damage caused by the deadly flood in Tbilisi. ...
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Georgia Says Signed Deal in France to Buy ‘Air Defense System’

Georgia has signed an agreement in France on procurement of an “advanced” system that will “guarantee country’s air defense” and another deal is being prepared for signing on arms purchase, Defense Minister Tina Khidasheli said on June 15. ...
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Georgia declares national day of mourning after devastating flood hits Tbilisi

At least a dozen people are dead and many more missing after severe flooding in the Georgia’s capital Tbilisi....
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Georgia flood: Tbilisi residents warned over zoo animals

Heavy flooding in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, has killed eight people and officials are warning residents to stay indoors to avoid animals that have escaped from a zoo....
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Advocacy Group Pushes for Bill on Parliament Quotas for Women

A group of civil society organizations has submitted a bill to the Parliament envisaging setting mandatory quotas for women to help increase the number of female members in the legislative body. ...
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Georgia Restores One-Year Visa-Free Rules

Nine months after tightening visa rules, Georgia made a U-turn and re-introduced one-year visa-free stay for citizens of over 100 countries and territories. ...
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Several hydropower plants to be commissioned in Georgia till late 2015

It is planned to commission a number of small hydropower plants with a capacity of several megawatts and one relatively large Dariali hydropower plant with a capacity of 110 megawatts in Georgia until late 2015, Deputy Energy Minister of Georgia Mariam Valishvili told Trend June 5. ...
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Georgia does not have normal relations with Armenia, Burjanadze says

Former speaker of Georgian parliament, leader of National Movement opposition party Nino Burjanadze criticized "Georgian Dream” ruling coalition for failing to build good relations with Russia and other neighbors, including Armenia....
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