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Georgia News Digest 08-07-07
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1. Russian Jets Violated Airspace
2. Bomb attack on village near Tbilisi has nothing to do with Moscow: Russia refutes yet another accusation of Georgia
3. Georgia says jets from Russia mount attack
4. Russia’s Reaction on Peacekeepers Resolution
5. Is Russia’s Power on the Decline?
6. Gazprom Denies Georgia’s USD 2 mln Debt Claim
7. Davit Bakradze: “My plan is to get the European Union involved in the conflict resolution”
8. Philippines, Georgia Seek Closer Ties
9. Abkhazian Journalists Call Upon De Facto Government to Stop Pursuing Media
10. Russian peacekeepers fortify positions in conflict zone
11. Russian peacekeepers digging new entrenchments
12. The richest person in Abkhazia is accused in ordering murder of Ankvab
13. De facto Abkhazia intends to give houses to Russian citizens in Sokhumi and Gagra
14. Abkhaz Leader Visits Moscow
15. Bagapsh is sure of Abkhazia’s independence
16. Georgia up in arms over Olympic cash
17. Abkhazia will work with Russian companies on Olympic preparations, says secessionist leader
18. Tbilisi threatens to disrupt Russia’s Olympic Euphoria for Abkhazia’s Sake
19. Fistfight between an MP and Deputy Editor in the Office of “Yuzhnaia Ossetia” Newspaper
20. Separatist South Ossetian body warns against “state terrorism”
21. Minister denies Georgia plans war in South Ossetia
22. Georgian minister says South Ossetia blocking peace talks
23. Who Blows Up South Ossetia?
24. Aborted S. Ossetia Talks Show Need for Change, Tbilisi Says
25. S. Ossetia, North Ossetia to Hold Joint Meeting of Governments
26. Tskhinvali won’t go to Tbilisi for JCC session, talks of security threats
27. Tskhinvali de facto authorities are running out of options
28. Bloom on Georgia’s ‘rose revolution’ fades
29. Which party answers the question best? Why should we vote for you?
30. Conservatives promise to help repressed citizens
31. Conservative party demands findings on frame-up
32. Mitigation of the penalty for Girgvliani’s murderers annoyed society
33. Chechen Refugees Residing in Pankisi Gorge Demand Resettlement to a Third Country
34. Gonio Residents Are not Allowed to Start Constructions
35. 64 dead so far this year in Georgia’s prisons
36. Tbilisi market shut down, one thousand vendors forced out
37. Jondi Bagaturia demands an increase of pensions to GEL 118
38. Anti-Armenian Sentiment in Georgia Stirred Up by Church, Media
39. report: How to cut 909 licenses to 159
40. report: Need land administration reform? Start a revolution
41. Great Money Squander-Where Is State Budget Spent in Gori District?
42. Gov invites companies to apply for Golden List, simplifies customs procedures
43. Transparency International Measures Transparency Level for MP’s Choices
44. Soso Tsintsadze: Mikheil Saakashvili will clean up the Cabinet before the elections
45. Tailors Abandon Just-Opened Makhinjauri Textile Factory
46. Ministry of Finance steps in to shield customers against name-brand fakes
47. Demand on car loans grows
48. Georgian pharmaceutical market – a play of two
49. Government and business combine efforts in tourism promotion
50. High Price for Low Quality Internet – Govt Slams Internet Providers
51. Tourists Get Lost in the Darkness of Uflistsikhe
52. Photo-film-video Shooting to be Banned in Courts from August 11
53. Hearing entitled “Freedom of the Media in the OSCE Region Held in U.S. Congress
54. New office of Civil Registry in Samtredia
55. Head of Executive Department starts regional inspection
56. Miss Georgia 2007 and Runner-Up May Lose Titles for Marriages
57. Unified National Exams Wrap Up, Fewer Applicants Qualify for State Scholarships
58. Playboy Unleashes 2nd Issue at Aqua Party
59. Tbilisi City Hall Offers New Summer Escapes on Buses and Boats
60. Georgian Dance is Not Just Plastics and Training

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

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