Georgia News Digest 08-27-07
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1. Inside track: Georgia’s path to authoritarianism
2. Georgia on his mind
3. The children of ‘Putin’s majority’ [excerpts]
4. The remilitarization of politics
5. Russian political analyst-cum-soothsayer tells what will be-or what the Kremlin wants to be?
6. Kremlin, Inc: Reshaping the world order with Russian gas and oil [excerpt]
7. Georgia on Moscow’s mind
8. Georgia plays risky power game with Russia
9. Most Russians support an anti-Georgian campaign
10. Georgia courting NATO, say analysts
11. Georgia-Russian tensions speeding Georgia’s path to NATO
12. Georgia decries ‘continuous violation’ of its airspace
13. Russia-Georgia dispute escalates
14. Russian plane dispute takes new twist
15. Georgia says it fired on a Russian plane
16. Georgia says it fired at Russian plane this week
17. Georgia says it fired on a military craft violating airspace
18. Georgia claims it downed aircraft in Kodori
19. Search for allegedly downed aircraft
20. Tbilisi calls on Moscow to stop ‘destructive acts’
21. Russia can’t lead the international neighborhood into misunderstanding
22. Georgia urges joint probe into alleged airspace violation by Russian aircraft
23. Abkhaz add new twist to mysterious ‘plane crash’
24. Abkhaz general says US aircraft may have crashed in Kodori
25. Abkhazia confirms plane crash
26. video: Russian Air Force rejects Georgian accusations
27. RF military denies reports on violation of Georgia’s air space
28. Russian Air Force spokesman accuses Georgia of provocation
29. Pro-NATO forces in Georgia made up missile incident – Russian MFA
30. Russia-Georgia incident overview from Russian TV
31. US diplomat in Georgia urges Russian cooperation in air incident probe
32. Georgian ministry accuses Russia of planning air incident in advance
33. Quotes from Russian press
34. NATO considers sharing radar data as missile probes reach stalemate
35. Saakashvili in Slovenia to address conference on EU enlargement
36. Allies prepare trilateral operation of Gabala radar – Azerbaijan
37. An unreasonable U.S. Concern: Armenian-Iranian cooperation
38. Livestock dying from “unidentified illness” in breakaway Abkhazia
39. Georgia condemns Russian military support for separatist regions
40. Russians set up checkpoints near Georgian Abkhaz conflict zone – agency
41. Russian Foreign Ministry refutes Georgian allegations re Abkhaz drill
42. Georgia concerned over large-scale exercises in Abkhazia
43. Abkhaz airspace and feverish pig allegations follow Georgia’s Russian missile case
44. Bagapsh Vows to reclaim upper Kodori
45. Georgia reportedly fires on separatist checkpoint in conflict zone
46. Georgia okays construction of pipeline in South Ossetia
47. Separatist government wary of Georgian “peace march”
48. 12 convicted for Tbilisi coup attempt
49. video: Thirteen people convicted for plotting a coup in Georgia
50. Twelve convicted over Georgia ‘coup plot’
51. Lawyers of Georgadze allies to appeal to Strasbourg court
52. ECHR to hold hearing on merits on Labor Party v Georgia
53. Suspect in murder of 14-year-old girl pleads innocent
54. Former Mayor of Poti has been arrested
55. Sentence will be passed to former Mayer of Poti today
56. Irina Enukidze has died
57. Deputy Defense Minister resigns
58. Air navigation service, Environment Ministry clash
59. Health Ministry launches public campaign against diabetes
60. UNDP and GOGC signed agreement
61. Georgian agricultural: from collective farms to agro-tourism
62. Making the case for tourists in Georgia
63. Since September, all pensioners in Georgia to receive long service increment
64. Soviet-time ammunition cache found at Georgia army unit
65. US citizens make an oath as volunteers of US Peace Corps in Georgia
66. From the streets to the stage, a young woman plots her path in life
67. Georgian Property gets land plot in Tbilisi
68. Are patriots drinking dirty water?

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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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