Georgia News Digest 08-08-07
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1. One-tonne Russian missile found in Georgian village
2. Missile incident increases Georgia-Russia tension
3. Georgia Accuses Russia Of Carrying Out “Bombing” Raid
4. Georgia says Russia fired missile in ‘act of aggression’
5. Georgia accuses Russia of bombing raid
6. Georgia says Russian planes took off from base in North Ossetia
7. Georgian Wants “Clear, Strong” Assessment Of Air Strike
8. Georgian Minister Says Air Incident With Russia “Inhuman, Barbarous Act”
9. Georgia Briefs Foreign Diplomats on Air Attack
10. Georgian Expert: Missile Launched to Georgian Land is ‘Parcel’ for West
11. Saakashvili Calls for Unity, amid Air Attack
12. Russians Fired Missile At Village, Georgia Says
13. Georgia Accuses Russia of Firing Missile
14. Georgia accuses Russia of bombing village
15. Georgian opposition leader comments on air incident with Russia
16. US Asks Russia To Tone Down Rhetoric Concerning Missile Landing In Georgia
17. Ambassador denies Russian aircraft entered Georgian airspace
18. Russian envoy says bombing Georgia “not in Russia’s interests”
19. Russian Air Force Commander Asks Georgia For Bomb Evidence
20. Incident in the Georgian-Ossetian conflict zone
21. Georgia Has “Irrefutable” Proof Of Russian Hand In “Bombing”
22. Envoy Denies Russian Air Incursion On Georgian Territory
23. Russian Chief Peacekeeper Comments on Air Raid
24. Bombs from out of the blue
25. Speaking of situations that could get out of control
26. Russia insists on clarifying missile situation in Georgia
27. A Bombing Whodunit
28. Lithuania Worried About Violation Of Georgia’s Airspace
29. Opposition Slams Authorities for ‘Failure to Tackle Air Raid’
30. West faces a political hot potato if strike shown to be Moscow’s handiwork
31. South Ossetian leader accuses Georgia of air strikes
32. Separatists say Georgia launches missile attack on South Ossetia
33. Separatist South Ossetian minister denies Georgian plane was fired on
34. Estonia Calls For Independent Probe Into Georgia-Russia Incident
35. U.S. Diplomat Believes Kosovo Solution Does Not Apply To Georgia
36. Remarks by Director, At The International Association Of Bomb Technicians & Investigators [excerpt]
37. Georgia offers silent grenade launcher to Israel
38. Japan Plans to Open Embassy in Georgia
39. Construction work on Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railroad link to start in Autumn, Ilham Aliev says
40. President of Abkhazia is sure that declaration of Kosovo independence will speed-up gain of independence
41. Russia Supplies Emergency Power To Georgian Separatist Region After Blackout
42. Abkhaz Leader Meets Russian Deputy Foreign Minister
43. Georgian Academy and Paata Davitaia discuss Abkhazia
44. Abkhaz journalists demand the de facto government stop chasing media
45. TV Says Russian Expedition Planted Georgian Separatist Flag On Arctic Seabed
46. Meeting Of Fathers Of South And North Of Ossetia With Panteleymon Giorgadze To Be Held In Tskhinvali
47. Sanakoyev campaign hopes to be a fitting send-off for secessionist leader
48. Monitoring confirms shooting in Georgian-Ossetian conflict zone
49. Breakaway region leader accuses Georgia of terror attacks
50. Russia tries to settle argument between Tbilisi and Tskhinvali around JCC session
51. Russian peacekeepers say they registered South Ossetian “bomb”
52. Free Market Comes With a Dark Side [excerpt]
53. Police blocks cafe Rustaveli, Sony Center
54. Town officials in Kakheti are latest to go down on corruption charges
55. Tbilisi Supervisory Service orders owners of abandoned buildings to fix up their properties
56. Pre-trial detention handed to head of regional Environment Ministry department
57. Suspect in migrant smuggling detained at the border
58. Conservatives demand information on Robakidze murder
59. Will social protests stir political waters?
60. Good prospects for great harvest may be bad news
61. Unprecedented accident in the history of Academy of Arts
62. Greens demand a ban on swimming in the Black Sea
63. Sulkhan Molashvili confronts the Ministry of Justice

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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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