Georgia News Digest 07-04-07
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1. Charter flights scheduled between Russia, Georgia for July
2. Georgia Flights Deal Is Delayed
3. Georgian foreign minister hopes for quick resumption of air traffic with Russia
4. Russia not to restore so far air service with Georgia
5. Russia Hints At Limited Return Of Georgian And Moldovan Wines To Its Market
6. Russia and the WTO: One Step Forward, One Step Back
7. Russian MP Advocates Change Of Tone In Foreign Policy [excerpts]
8. Bluff or belligerence? Russia threatens to quit CFE treaty
9. Normal Relations Between Big Boys: What we can expect from the Putin-Bush meeting [excerpt]
10. Bush-Putin Unofficially Declare War on Iran [excerpt]
11. Russia, Georgia at Odds: Each Accuses Other In a March Attack; Global Implications
12. Helicopter Attacks Propel Georgian Villages Into Politics
13. At the UN, News Blackout in Tbilisi
14. Estonia Supports NATO Membership Action Plan For Georgia
15. Batumi To Host International Conference On ENPAP
16. Israeli Minister of National Infrastructure Visits Georgia
17. Kazakh Speaker, Georgian MPs Hold Cooperation Talks
18.Frozen conflicts must be solved, says PACE President on eve of visit to South Caucasus
19. Caucasus arms race
20. Georgian forces detain passenger bus in South Ossetia
21. Protest Rally Partakers Ban Movement Of Pedestrians To Tskhinvali
22. People rally at Ergneti check-point
33. Students join protest rally
34. Georgian Villagers Continue To Block Road In South Ossetia
35. Georgian Villagers Blockade Road To Ossetian Capital
36. Peacekeepers halt road works between Ossetian villages in conflict zone
37. Tskhinvali Does Not Intend To Open Irrigation Water
38. Water supplies still not restored to Georgian villages in South Ossetia
39. Foreign donors to help restore water supplies in breakaway Georgian region
40. South Ossetia says irrigation water supplies to Georgian villages resumed
41. Georgian speaker condemns South Ossetian separatists over water closure
42. Crisis in Georgian-South Ossetian conflict blows over – Kokoity
43. Georgia deploying Defence Ministry troops in South Ossetia – separatists
44. Tskhinvali: Subdivisions of Georgian military forces entered Kekhvi-Tamarasheni roads
45. OSCE Chairman is deeply concerned about ‘worrying new development’ in Georgian-Ossetian conflict zone
46. Joint peacekeeper forces, OSCE conduct monitoring in Georgia’s South Ossetia
47. Peacekeeping command insists on Georgian-South Ossetian meeting
48. European official to meet separatist, pro-Georgian officials in South Ossetia
49. Russians investigate reports of Georgian reinforcements in South Ossetia
50. Tbilisi-backed South Ossetian leader addresses EU conference in Georgia
51. Sanakoev Speaks Of Europe’s Role In Conflict Settlement At Batumi Conference
52. Sanakoev to attend international conference
53. Sanakoev thanks Europe for support
54. Sanakoyev-Tbilisi’s Most Powerful Weapon
55. Russian TV reports on peacekeepers in Abkhazia, questions UN role
56. Separatist Leader Pleased With UN Meeting On Georgian-Abkhaz Conflict
Hostage released
57. booklet: The Georgian Genocide: Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide of Georgians in Abkhazia
58. Georgia’s attempt at repatriation disappoints Meskhetians
59. official document: Basic Data and Directions for 2007–2010
60. Parliament Approved Draft Law on Amendments to the Organic Law of Georgia on Courts of General Jurisdiction
61. Parliament Adopts Draft Law Of Youngsters’ Participation In Gambles With 118 Votes
62. Conservator’s Party against Giga Bokeria’s appointment as a member of Jurisdiction Committee
63. Nino Burjanadze: Establishment Of Investigative Commission Should Not Become A Subject Of Confrontation
64. Speaker remarks about Education ministry
65. Aleksandre Lomaia Describes First Day Of United National Exams As Successful
Nation-wide exams continue
66. Stiff Competition in National Exams
67. Experts Raise Questions About African Swine Fever
68. AIDS Center releases concerning data
69. Experts Expect Further Strengthening of Lari
70. Press Conference on Internet Development Held
71. Deadline for Financial Declarations Passed
72. Government Tagging More Assets for Sale
73. “Georgian Team” To Protest Against Redoubled Tariff Of Travel Cost
74. Akaki Asatiani: Authorities Endeavor To Cover One Problem With The Other
75. Gia Khukhashvili: I Can’t Imagine Unconditional Selling Of Railway
76. Georgians Deported From Austria Identified In Border Police
77. Media Circus as Kutaisi Officials Arrested on Corruption Charges
78. National Federation of Beauty Contests Sends Three Georgians Abroad

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Jonathan Kulick, Ph.D., Director of Studies, Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies, 3a Chitadze, Tbilisi 0108, Georgia (Republic),, office: +995 32 47 35 55, mobile: +995 95 33 33 40, USA voicemail: 310.928.6814


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