A discussion of the weeks news in Georgia (the one near Chechnya not the one near Alabama)
Pankisi Anti-dam riots, Saudi asylum seeking sisters, Otsneba’s court appointment changes and Venice Commission, Environment Minister fired Turnava takes over, Pres chief of staff back to Patriarch, FM in Portugal, Cyprus pres visits, sexual harassment amendments discussed in parliament, Kobakhidze wants to name Parliament for Gamzakhurdia in runup to the Zugdidi elections, Gigi Tsereteli leads Ukraine election observers, Zhvania plaque in Strasbourg, Russian military exercises in Abkhazia, Univ prep for people from Ossetia and Abkhazia, Zugdidi school director family charges cover up, Adjara TV fires Kapanadze, anti corruption study tour to Georgia, Giant NYT article about Russian assassin targeting Ukrainians with Georgia connections, Rondeli foundation on weed biz.
Khazaradze clarification, Chiatura Zestaponi, Beselia etc join Defend Georgia, Saudi sisters, FM at NATO70, PM asked about TI pressure at PACE, PM in Romania, Jordanian visit, 8 US Reps visit, Geneva talks, two Otsneba Sakrebulo defections, Misha BS on R2, Spanish police arrest 25 Georgian criminals, Shengelia runs for Otsneba in Zugdidi, UNM arrests, Pres says Armenians learn Georgian, new Abkhaz Council chair, 9 April commemoration, divisive BI calls for unity, BI hits Gigauri again, Gakharia talks traffic cameras, cab drivers still pissed, TI survey looks bleak, Adjara TV board dispute, Panorama construction injuries, Saparov murder update, 2 trans kicked out of Machakhela, Batumi Mosque discussions, Ajara considering ditching dam, Government lobbyist list, Sokhumi Film Festival, Folk Holy Men
Construction workers die in Lake, EU meeting, Zugdidi school Otsneba pressure, Speaker to Serbia Korea set up print shop in parliament, NATO brass visit, comments on NATO (yawn), MP meets Bernie, whacky socks, BI campaign stop in Samegrelo Otsneba brass says just a visit, Beselia sex tape (again), Diaspora chair quits, new ed law, European Georgia still clutching onto their goofy pension scheme, land ownership bureaucracy proposal, new forrest code, Misha kisses Trumps ass (again), social worker progress, IDPs take over complex, knuckle draggers rally outside embassies of countries with Muslims, State talks drugs, lead, Batumi fines cows
Gori jury convicts Smith murderer, Vashadze UNM chair, Sandra will run in Zugdidi, social worker strike, amendments for Otsneba to control courts pass, Gotsiridze summons PM re crime stats, Sesiashvili tries to end Girchi draft dodge Religion exemption, knuckle draggers go after Rights of the Child, sex offenders law, Beselia back on Legal Committee, Pres on TV says BI chats non-political, EU says no border crossing by Russia, Bibilov calls elections, Red Cross identifies bodies from Abkhaz war, Russian troops in Abkhazia up 30% this year, Abkhaz fix prapiska price, Stoltenberg visits Georgia, Trade chief too, Zalkaliani visits Argentina and Uruguay, Nowruz, conscripts beaten, UK extradition, Georgian Indian fight, Batumi hospital concerns, Lentekhi concerns about dam, taxis protest regulation, Iranian Georgian profile
Gali Georgian suicide under Russian detention in Abkhazia, Illegal Uranium sale in Ajara, Misha leaves as UNM chair, another Otsneba MP leaves party, PM BSes about TBC, no parliamentary investigation about Gakharia threats to Khazaradze, exNBG Katagidze questioned, Broers with Conciliation Resources, New Zealand Mosque murderer has Georgian kings names written on gun, Pressure in Lithuania and Armenia, PM said embassies in Vietnam and UAE, PM in Japan, Vanuatu FM visit, Russia no longer EU strategic partner, Beselia judge plan, stupid protesters re kid stuff, school investigation political says GYLA, Osset crossings open, two Birkiani ISIS guys killed, border abductions in Ossetia, CoE singled out State Agency for Religious Issues, US State Human Rights Report, grants to Abkhaz and Ossets, Bagrationi court case, Lil Wayne jacket, GeoFresh, TI TBC Anaklia timeline, Gery Shalon
Khazaradze spills all and yes Otsneba is doing what the Kremlin tells it to do re Anaklia with taking over TBC just a bonus, Gakharia letter, Subeliani gets his 13 month deal, Gharibashvili is back, European Georgia looses minority status, Pres Z first state of nation, Geo French cooperation arrests of mobsters, FM in Bucharest, ODIHR has election tips, dying trees.