TBLPOD18april2019

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

TBLPOD4april2019

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

TBLPOD28march2019

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

TBLPOD21march2019

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

TBLPOD7march2018

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.

TBLPOD28feb2019

Osneba’s (Kremlin requested) war on Anaklia via TBC, Abkhaz shuki shortage, Beselia and crew leave Otsneba, Hong Kong free trade agreement, Pres Z in France Germany Baku, FM in Warsaw and Geneva, Izoria to Yerevan, EuroJust agreement, pension policy train wreck, Pres Z ticked re NSC, Parl ethics code draft, Saakashvili-Bokeria Repressive Regime says Kremlin stooges Alliance of Patriots, Georgians in AZ, pres staff cuts, Targamadze 2016 car bomb conviction, Guria teacher award, Queer Pride plan, Khevi road section scrapped Juta-Roshka still on, Tbilisi food trucks plan, Batumi development protests, spring Raptor Count

TBLPOD14feb2019

Authorities blame prisoner in Armenia for Beselia sex tape distribution, Bassiani 8 get 7 to 10 years in jail, parliamentary disinformation working group, Bobokhidze miffed about parliament move, Izoria in Brussels, FM in DC, Pres in Afghanistan, Speaker in Turkey, Slovak FM in Tbilisi, Misha in Liege, Swedes talk migration, Ergneti meeting, S Ossetia prep for leg elections, Abkhaz abduct two Georgians, Abkhaz ban unprocessed fish export, ed exam reform complexifiers, social worker strike, everybody wants Sopo Kiladze to leave HR post, Vashadze fined 3kGel, developer Optima and M2 protested near Technical U, Marneuli mayor released, Zugdidi School #6 director has stroke, Batumi removes street stalls, Batsb speakers under 30, women’s soccer in Georgia

TBLPOD7feb2019

Paddy Power buys Adjarabet, OPIC supports Poti v Anaklia, court says Machalikashvili shooting was ok, Swiss say Russia negotiations on cargo finished, Abkhazia opened, South Ossetia still not, Otsneba says they didn’t technically break any laws on court appointments, new Legal Committee chair, sex tape leakers charged, sexual harassment bill, Chugo with crew in DC, EU report on Georgia, new deputy interior min, Ukrainians on weapons charges related on bail, archpriest abducted into South Ossetia, Freedom House on Georgia, wheelchair basketball, Lemmon sellers, NYT pans Demna, old models, melodic death metal, Oxford Georgia conference

TBLPOD31jan2019

Beselia sex tape reports, B10 biodiesel pollution corruption, PM in Davos talked by phone to Bolton, FM to Spain, pres to France Germany Afghanistan won’t take salary, Georgia will e ICC prison destination, Russia has to pay 10 million euro says European Court, Speedboat Killer pre extradition three months, more judge stuff, BI meet Beselia, NGOs and biz orgs try to make judge appointment better, hopes for proportional in 2020, head of Tskaltubo Sakrebulo arrested for corruption, corruption perception index, seven dead from gas leak, refinance rate drop, Karabakh soldier statue in Akhalkalaki, Vake Park saved, wrestling head punches champ, NDI survey, CRRC re migrant attitudes, Chai Khana on BI’s tree migration

 

TBLPOD24jan2019

KazTransGaz guys arrested, Speedboat Killer arrested, new Supreme Court method in the works, nominees resign, NATO drills, Zurabashvili to Brussels, Bakhtadze to Vilnius, PACE report, Magnitsky and beyond, Security Service reshuffle, Foreign Minister pro Ukraine church independence, Khunjua head of prosecutor overseer, 18 swine flu deaths, foreign trade up, EC on transport infrastructure, personal debt eliminated, Enguri still closed, Russian soldiers die in car crash, Roki closed due to snow, easier Geo citizenship for Ossets and Abkhaz, Armed Lullaby in Berlin, khajapuri, new de Waal report, Georgia Bitcoin mining fetish in NYT, Indian med students

TBLPOD17jan2019

Otsneba buys anti-Gigauri Facebook adds, Supreme Court appointment formula rift, Beselia mad, BI said rift but no rift, Swine Flue, Abkhaz and Ossets close ABL, gas explosion in Didi Dighomi, Good that Ukraine Church split off? Patriarch and Otsneba get ready to limit freedom of speech, Armenian PM in Bolnisi, Indian Free Trade maybe, Venezuela trip by sovereign weirdos, Gov tries to bully TBC brass over 2008 liquidity $, mandatory pension enrollment case, Abkhaz shut down bitcoin mines, FB takes down Sputnik pages, Batumi not psyched about chemical depot, Zangi beer, grapes on Mars

TBLPOD3jan2019

Supreme Court nominee list bumms everybody out, Beselia most bummed leaves committee, Murusidze gets life appellate court appointment yikes, prosecutor looks at election crimes that Rustavi 2 broke, CEC chair reappointed, women not excited at new press parl sec, Shoria of Zugdidi charged, Kirkitadze charged and they won’t let him out, new NSC set up, interior min reports to parliament, nationalist goons want to ban burkas, Akhalgori chief fired, Iranians being turned around at the border, EU annoyed with Georgian asylum seekers, Gonio bridge no ADB impact report, Enguri crossing record, 40% of Georgians borrow to pay gas or shuki bill, OC rightly says savings based pension plan is stupid, Bitcoin tomato genius, Enguri zip line

TBLPOD20dec2018

Zurabashvili inaugurated in Telavi, protesters kept out, new constitution in force, Rustavi 2 show ballot box stuffing, Ugulava wants protests, budget vote, Vano guys get jail for coverup, Geneva discussions, Ergneti IPRM, Lavrov says some BS, more Kremlin Luger Lab freak out, Marneuli mayor out of jail, Potis said tree, Chai Khana talks to Russians

TBLPOD13dec2018

Brinkendectomy!!! Courts overrule BS no ag land to foreigners! Cartu distributes promised payoffs, election law suit, parliamentary procedures changed, more debiloba from Margvel’s son in law, no budget law subsequent donnybrook, president staff category change, Def Min report, Appathurai visit, GUAM Canada, ODIHR meeting, Euro Court says Vano jail no prob, Def Min meets French Def Min, thieves arrested in Lyon, S Ossetia embassy in Damascus in 2019, ABL tent tiff, Azeri beaten up, lots of offshore FDI, Mountain strategy, Lomsadze on mayonnaise, Greeks, exiled soccer, USSR Svans moved

TBLPOD6dec2018

Gov cuts Pres budget in half, Zurabashvili says EU and NATO are priority, inauguration in Telavi, Ukrainians arrested for guns, UNM rally, Margvel met with Zurabashvili, NDI says elections sucked, Gali allowed to smuggle for a week, Iberia TV employee pawns, Zalkaliani in Brussels, Chechens want border crossing into Khevsureti, Rurua dead, Asadov out, Pankisi ISIS nut killed, different Asian flat prices, UNESCO lists Chidaoba, CRRC on avoiding radicalism, jarti collectors, Rayfield Vazha translations

TBLPOD29nov2018

Zurabashvili wins, Misha cranky wants people on streets, everybody else excepts results, TI finds problems but not decisive, Tsulukiani says TI lied hopes to punish whistle blower, Omegas Okuashvili says they tried to pay him off to shut up, attacks on UNM activists, Misha said he only wants Lazika, Alliance of Patriots hold protests Georgia then head to Kremlin, South Ossetians close occupation line, CEC adds voters, photojournalists imprisoned in 2011 innocent which everybody knew, Gudauri snow, parking lot cave in, women in lit, Khidasheli, US visa fixers, Katyn

TBLPOD22nov2018

Bidzina pays off voters with debt relief, Public Service prints extra IDs for multiple voting, ISFED ID’s voter intimidation, Vashadze campaigning Zurabashvili less so, billboards and Misha’s anti-Semitism, PM with EU big shots, Dep NATO sec says door open yippee, Tsulukiani brings up possibility of prosecution by ICC for 2008, Putin meets Khajimba in Sochi, Chataev info, Georgia Muslim leader abducted by Azeri Government, Lugar Lab is fine says international body, new school focus, Vazha in Japanese, Georgian food in Lausanne, new de Waal, Misha BS, surviving supras, Batsashvili

TBLPOD15nov2018

Morchadze convicted let off, Christmas trees v tents, Bolton, Hill, and Iran Sanctions Crew visit, Vote 28th a Wednesday ehem, Zurabashvili back after break, threats, ex officers ticked at Zurabashvili, others tell them to pipe down, Bakhtade promises pay offs, Kobakhidze talks dirty, Javakheti attacks on UNM via Mkoyan, budget talks, Make Life Difficult for ExPats Bill hearing delayed, Senior Brit shows up, EU Parliament assessment, CoE says stuff re Local Gov, Norway embassy in Tbilisi this coming year, Zalkaliani in Nordica, Gali printer ink cartridge ran out, no Gali campaigning, TI 11 things, Chechen with RFE/RA not allowed in, foreign trade up 20 points, Delhi and Paris flights, billboards, Pacific standard on Syrians in Sokhumi, Al Jazeera Varshalomidze on history, Guardian on Misha’s taste in buildings

TBLPOD8nov2018

Partskhaladze is super corrupt and Otsneba is in a rush to show they care before the run off, same with Zugdidi corruption arrests, Otsneba tries to make it difficult for ExPats, cui bono? Otsneba trying not to talk about their candidate, BI says mistakes were made, endorsements, Akhalkalaki incident investigation, Whacko confused with Misha in Ninotsminda,  Zurabashvili gets the campaign cash prize, 11th anniversary of crackdown, Misha more xenophobia, judiciary weed wrangling by church and Otsneba, PM in China, new ambos, South Ossetians put up new fence celebrate Komsomol, Batumi defense conference, Devdariani harassed, Lari drop, tusks plucked, new food truck on Peninsula, Girchi milk or cheese, destroying Armenian churches, hydro fight, Svaneti tourism, Book Days, Oxford talks, Artisterium

TBLPOD1nov2018

Close election! Bakradze concedes! Runoff this month, Rustavi 2 called closest, Otsneba least accurate prediction! Akalkalaki activists attacked UNM members, child murder, Data Akhalaia new charge, Zaza Saralidze jailed for attacking cop, new audio with Misha and NYC uncle, Bidzina v Gigauri, Igor Giorgadze is still alive, Bolton appears to try to make Trump’s anti-Iran fetish Georgia’s problem, Georgia passes USA in ease of doing biz, spasiba air traffic controller, Pew says Georgians worry about evil eye, too many registered voters, taxi price strategy, orange wine

TBLPOD25oct2018

Mirza not beaten they say, new prosecutor tape, Badri Patarkatsishvili murder charges, Otsneba talk destabilization of course, polls, Zurabashvili 89% of donations, Girchi weed event, Japaridze wants Gichi to be his middle name, Vashadze cranky he is UNM on the ballot, Kukava and Alliance of Patriots win hate speech award, BI interview blasts Gigauri, Marvel no cabinet meeting, Omega firings, stupid Otsneba map bill, Lomjaria says go easy on NGOs, West Mitchell says, some anti propaganda USG grant to Foreign Min, Vatican visit, Zalkaliani EU trip, Putin BS at Valdai, two US boats, Akhkaz exercises, Kadyrov supposedly frees abductee, Mukhtarli in bad conditions, PM and mayor new green transport plan, Black Sea U back, ADB road, Azeri girl found, worlds oldest shipwreck, Archevnebi Avengers, Civil.ge on First Republic Cartoons, German village, Cheese Boat

TBLPOD18oct2018

Mirza Subeliani goes postal with audio, Rustavi 2 more audio, Prosecutors want in and make some more tapes, Margvel tells gov to discuss, Otsneba uses admin resources, Kobakhidze says some BS about UNM, Iberia TV stops broadcasting, charges of former Vano goons with Badri Patarkatsishvili murder, Bolton will show up, Kent new Dept As Sec of State, Zalikiani to partnership chat, Geneva talks, Vitali Safarov stabbed to death by nazis at Warsaw, authorities ignore bride abduction, China RR workers beat up journalists, Gigauri threatened, Muslims and Africans treated badly by banks, Batumi being forced to give water to Muslims, Raptor Count, Otsnebas get rich, Measles vaccinations, WaPo on Amber Wine.

TBLPOD11oct2018

Kipiani confirms Omega tapes etc, Prosecutor says nuh uh, Gvaramia of R2 Zurabishviliaphobic, Kobakhidze says that’s bad, NGOs tell him to pipe down, Zurabashvili says creepy idiotic stuff, everybody but Girchi hops on the anti weed wagon, battles of the polls, Zurabashvili gets tons of cash and Cartu air quotes loan, ISFED report, Imedi cancels Vasmedia cause they’re chicken, GUAM, new ambassadors, Kvirikashvili helps Uzbeks for EBRD, Kremlin continues tizzy about Lugar Lab, Otinashvili released from Tskhinvali, Abkhaz mess with Gali kids, soldiers caught in arms sale deal, Azerbaijan NGO in Tbilisi, Chai Khana gets award, Torpedo dog, women in Greece, NYT Georgia quiz, Frankfurt Book Fair Georgia theme

TBLPOD4oct2018

Okuashvili tells all, BI involved, Rustavi 2 says Vashadze in lead, BI praises Zurabashvili, GNCC says we didn’t do it re ad, campaign stops, lots of anti Muslim migration BS, MP chikovani leaves Euro Geo faction, 25 years since fall of Sokhumi, res Estonia, Slovakia, and Ukraine talked Georgia in UN, Margvel also in NYC and West Point, still working on import export posts with Russia, Russians in Ossetia hold woman, Russian helicopters, French SAMs, 13 NGOs talk about specific grand corruption, LGBTQ office threats police do nothing, taxis will be white, plastic bags banned, IMF talks property and services prices, difference in how Abkhaz and Georgians remember war, piercing weirdo

TBLPOD27sept2018

Otsneba proves copout Khorava report, Parliament ditches Kutaisi, Banfield 50, NGOs want Supreme Court Chief Justice worked out, FinMin report on corrupt contract, more Omega audio, Palitra accused, Kutaisi UNM sakrebulo assault, pre candidates final, Kobakhidze knickers in twist, everybody talks weed policy, Rustavi2 told no to ads, North American Bishop comments and church involvement in politics, Meravishvili case in Strasbourg, Pankisoba train wreck, PM in US, GUAM now GUM parl assembly rises from the dead, CoE MP junket mayonnaise statement, wheat truck pause, Canadian libertarians Georgia struck, PM op ed for Hill, Alan Riley on Chinese curse, OC media on pensioners, Post Pravda on drug charge rights, Lumley show, ice hockey.

TBLPOD20sept2018

Churches forces retreat on weed export discussions, weed consumption bill, police structural reform, Patrioti MP leaves faction, GYLA and ISFED leave Tsulukiani’s Inter-Agency Election Taskforce, ISFED election report, Bganba appointed Abkhaz PM, Interpol parents for Tatunashvili’s torture enablers, Ergneti walkout, OSCE boss visit, new regional police chiefs, more ISIS helpers, Zugdidi mayor bribes, Liberals editor attack, PM 5 year education plan, no more wheat by truck, Zurabashvili, minefields, madrasas in Kvemo, Polish Days

TBLPOD13sept2018

Parl comish Khorava report, Euro Geo gets specific, Otsneba says mistakes were made, Saralidze hunger strike, Otsneba Zurabashvili support official due to ancestors says Kobakhidze, 46 aspirants to pres, BI and Int Min mulling weed export, Iberia off the air, Okuashvili and Omega cranky about it, Sam Patton plea with Mueller, Misha sees chance to get on news, government moves to end security for former presidents in super grown up policy initiative, Ed Min fires brass, Hartzell new EU Ambo, Gakharia in Ukraine, Knuckle Dragger in Chief of Israel Avigdor Lieberman in Tbilisi, With foreign Min and Estonia Pres in Tbilisi, PM to Yerevan, Syria Abkhaz trade deal, Abkhaz PM dies in car wreck, Russian language school in Akhalgori, Goons in Black ask for passports on Tbilisi streets, FDI down, Geo 4th place in starting biz says WB, guys climes Ali and Nino, Chai Khana on Yazidi

TBLPOD6sept2018

Margvel won’t run, Zurabashvili no longer citizen of France, ISFED notes probs, audio of election probs, Margvel passes on top court nomination, Kremlin media pow wow in Tbilisi, Public Broadcaster screws over employees, Merkel visit, Latvian MEP report, EU 45 million, EH neighborhood boss Hahn visits, PM to Baku, Japanese Foreign Min visit, Senaki US military exercises, USS Carney in Batumi, more ABL abductions, Bibilov and Khajimba sing for their supper with Putin, Khajimba to Damascus, MeCain mourning, Chelidze the Nazi tries to flush bullets, Kashia gets heat from knuckle draggers over being a good guy, Jute Roshka road update, Forbs and Time like Stamba and new weed laws, Raptor Count

TBLPOD23aug2018

Shavadze detained re ISIS, Ed Min closes Black Sea U, Otsneba pres candidate anxiety, but doesn’t want Margvel to appoint Supreme Court Chair, Kobauri sane, UNM says CEC is corrupt, Zurabashvili campaigns, launches at great grandad writers house, new governors appointed, new police chiefs, deputy head of state security out, Merkel in town, Gov of Iran miffed re vail mistreatment, Euro Court complaint re Tatunashvili, new Russian surveillance post in S Ossetia, catalogue of property in S Ossetia and Abkhazia, Tskhinvali fire, harsh Abkhaz drug plan, Abkhaz ethnic cleansing via admin change, Abkhaz VP cranky re flying glass, Shamba interview, Abkhaz in Geo Univ, Nunes in Tbilisi, Basiani Red Bull Moscow PR mess, Kashia gets prize, Guria harassment suicide, crime rise, flooding, underground gas plan

TBLPOD9aug2018

Ten years since Russian invasion, Constitutional Court says weed legal, new PM fires governors, Pres Election 28 Oct, Otsneba says no candidate but leans to Salome Zurabishvili, she says in cemetery that Misha started it, Usupashvili runs, Vashadze disses Euro Geo, arrests for endangering miners, Geo Industrial Group unloads blame to Gov because residents want mine to stay, more ISIS convictions, Chair of Supreme Court resigns, Misha kisses Trumps tako in Fox OpEd, Ozurgeti Otsneba sakrebulo goons arrested, Adigeni Otsneba goon, Svans protest for illegal logging Gov sends Subari, Lunev to head Abkhaz Army, Assad too busy to visit OssAb, Lithuania says they will sanction Georgia’s OT List, Noble Partner, Georgians thieve Bagram shop, soldiers dismissed after stabbing in Kojori, Merkel may visit, Foreign Min visits DC, snow in Kazbegi and Gurauri, Kist cooks win big,

TBLPOD26july2018

Bidzina tells all, mad at ex-PM & Big Banks, Dato Bakradze and Grigol Vashadze will run for pres, Otsneba will say later, Kaladze has big Tbilisi transport plans, new Khorava Street murders purgery charge, Otsneba kicks out MP Chichinadze for speaking truth to power, Misha charge upheld on appeal, Kumsishvili and Alavidze ex ministers questioned, new Smith murder info possible rape, Shishani brother death in Syria, Salafis in Pankisi setting up new council to compete with non-Salafi council of Elders, Agara has new head, Rizhvadze, anti immigrant knuckle dragger march on Plekhanovi, NATO Noble Partner exercise 1 Aug Kremlin cranky, New PM in Brussels, Bibilov in Damascus, Russian border hold up wine at border on pretext, police drug raid was stupid says report, trade up, Dusheti road, Jones and Suny on first Republic, street kids

TBLPOD19july2018

American family murdered in Dusheti, Bakhtadze names cabinet, new prosecutor, more miners killed in Tkibuli, Marvel nominates Otsneba pick for Ajara boss, UNM and European Georgia cooperation pact, PM in Brussels, Italian press visits, Belgian FM visits, Interpol arrest mobsters in Spain among them two Georgians, Gigi Tsereteli heads OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, Kremlin asset Trump on Georgia and NATO, South Ossetian journalist Mearakishvili blames ministry for lack of support, child killed in Gonio, Svaneti villages cut off, Border Guards helicopter crash, OGP summit with Robot Sophia, Pachulia leaves Warriors for Pistons, Georgian March, non Azeri Kvemo Kartli video, super market workers rights, 3D printing Kvevris

TBLPOD5july2018

Misha charged with ordering Gelashvili beating, new charges in Khorava murders, 18 candidates for top prosecutor anounced including BI lawyer, Studio Monitori allege Kremlin spy defense contractor, constitutional court say cash to Church not ok, Prosecutors leak Machalikashvili WhatsAp screen shots to Imedi, Russian spills creepy goo at airport, PM says all well with Econ, Ajara gov resigns, Russians detain Georgian border guards, Sanakoyev list, Syrian rebels apologize for Assad recognition, Georgia says no Syrian fly overs, Armenians and Abkhaz tensions, Margvel to NATO, Dallas Rep Pete Sessions annoyed with Georgia, Salafi Imam of Pankisi stepped down, Nenskra flood, London movie premier

TBLPOD28june2018

New PM says which ministries get the cut, Tsulukiani no show to gov meeting, NGOs write how to fix judiciary and prosecutor mess, Ossetians want talc and marble mine so manufacture border dispute, Geneva talks, Turks vote Erdogan wins but not in Georgia, France sentences Georgian mobsters, Hong Kong mostly free trade deal, Margvel in Estonia, Irish support, US House Georgia caucasus, creepo Ike Kaveladze sues Lakoff, Agalarov video with Trump clues maybe, Gilbreath on poverty improvement, Giant Hogweed caution, GLOW help

TBLPOD21june2018

Bakhtadze in, goals are Euro Atlantic integration, innovation, new Econ model, small gov, education, Marvel says nice Kvirikashvili stuff, Misha anti-Semitism and Chechen comment, Bakhtadze gave GEL 20K to UNM in 2012, ministries from 14 to 11, Tsulukiani stays, police salaries going up, Ossetians charged with torture, Pankisi support Mashalikashvili, Ozergeti donnybrook, Chiatura anti police protests, no Abkhaz visas due to World Cup, OSCE ambo visit, EU asylum numbers up, trade up, Georgia gets stingers, new car rental place, parliament move

TBLPOD14june2018

Guests Dunbar, Jonas, bye Kvirikashvili, Otsneba and government hullabaloo, more Khorava wrangling, protests fizzle, not public anger, Machalikashvili goes off, Platform statement, Marneuli mayor charged with torture, Mountain road, UN res, Izoria in Brussels, Montenegro, speaker in Kiev, Bulgaria speaker visit, Tsulukiani and LGBT comments, March of Georgians case, marshutka deaths, shepherd detained, Abkhaz solution, paraglider donnybrook, Starbucks, UNICEF report, Civil.ge 100 years ago news, JAM on Metro, Indigenous Outsiders on Ajara mosques, Cambridge event

TBLPOD7june2018

Prosecutor screws up Khorava murder trial, protests, Shotadze resigns, European Georgia takes over, they fizzle, nobody’s sure if the prosecutors and political control of the judicial system will get fixed, read Jonas, Gigauri wants Tsulukiani out, Metro workers strike, deal appears, Tatunashvili was tortured, Devdariani sues 8/10, Bellingcat outs Kremlin MH17 goon who was minister in Ossetia, CONFIFA Abkhaz soccer, Judo shooting, Mini Mike Tyson Brooklyn muscle for Shulaya trial, Mexican ok, Sumo in Tbilisi, Graff on Thieves, Ballon Decoration School, 100 Years of the Republic exhibition

TBLPOD31may2018

Assad recognizes Abkhazia and South Ossetia, NATO says nice Georgia stuff, Karasin says NATO is bad, world yawns, new Armenian PM rockstar in Tbilisi two days, Pres and PM in Krynica, Gakharia in Germany, Tbilisi rally about school stabbing, prosecutor screwing it up, Mukhtarli abduction demonstration, Shotadze says some BS about it, IRI poll, Otsneba at 27 percent, Otsneba suppression of freedom of speech bill, Church says don’t talk to Rustavi 2, Tbilisi anti Lomisoba demonstration, cattle theft at Akhalkalaki border, Jehovas Gori vandaism, Gali residents still only one booth crossing at Enguri, hate speech on the rise, three ex US Ambos say Georgia get in gear, Demna $1K t shirt, day in Batumi, Waterston on gender, Telavi events

TBLPOD24may2018

Raids and arrests in night clubs cause big demos for reasonable drug policy, nationalist demos, Res Marvel correctly said gov screwed up, IDAHO and Fam Day back and forth, EU Strasbourg court hears 2008 case, 4 NATO ships, PM in DC, US 4star in Vaziani, Kremlin sign with SGS co for border inspection, MEPs re Def visit, Armenian PM calls, MF in Kazak, Israeli Econ Min visit, Lith Pres says nice stuff, BI officially rebosses himself, Pres Speaker pardon yell-off, permanent residency tougher, US post consolidation maybe, Bassiani support video, PM on Fox, Dunbar on GoG BS, bus stops, blockchain

TBLPOD10may2018

Four people die from unidentified pills, Parliament once again delays hearing about drug policy, Court freaks out about condom labels, Kiladze says some BS, NGOs want her to go away, metro workers can strike in a month, makes Kakhi sad, Armenians continue to rock, House delegation, Econ Min in Iran, Fin min in Manila, 8 UN ambos, new ed reform, S Osets mess with ABL more, ABL abduction, Mearakishvili slander BS, Enguri lines, Rose Rev Square to be First Rep Square, Victory Day arrests, Guardian on Georgian film festival, Guria oppressed

TBLPOD3may2018

Otsneba Givi wins Vani Khoni, Tblisi Metro avoids strike, new smoking rules, People of Armenia continue to be awesome, Pres Margvel parliament address, BI returns formally, some tiny opposition parties join with Misha for pres run, not Euro Geo or Pinecones, IDAHO Day retreat by chair, German EU migration plan so less Georgian asylum, Big State Dude visited re NATO, Izoria in Israel to learn about IDF aggression under guise of education, Tallinn mayor visit, Lithuania ditches Gruzia for Sakartvelo, Bibilov SO Akhalgori ethnic cleansing, SO make Lyrica illegal, no SO double jobs, Lakerbaia history book war, East West Highway labor abuse, NDI poll 2 percent Georgia no idea what internet is, Geo Pop 3,729,600, Sadakhlo bridge, Vienna Baku train now with air con, Eric Lee first Republic book in Georgian, Girchi weed, hunger strike includes Snickers, Tkhibuli, Guardian on geo wine, TamOonz, Svaneti weed cuisine

TBLPOD26april2018

Bye Serzh, The Silence of Otsneba, BI’s back as head of Otsneba because of Ninia Freakout, Insulting Religious Feelings bill (really), Bacho sentenced, Mukhtarly verdict upheld in Baku, Kremlin spokesperson has deep concern about cynicism, Fin Min in DC, Otsneba pays off Tobadze with a law, two charged in Abkhazia murder of Russian tourists, Bibilov in Yalta, Alania Diocese Bishops passport taken, another shepard abduction, Tskhinvali hip hop festival, more illegal delay of second Batumi mosque, Agara sugar factory to reopen, Georgia up in press ranking, Oman issues travel advisory, Muscat flights, Bolnisi museum, Coda Russian site blocked, Sandro Breganze meme, Bitcoin mining, Lelo Burti in Guria, Khajapuri now owned by NYC too, Hippodrome overpass protest, CineDOC Romania, London Georgian film festival

TBLPOD19april2018

Stink bug correction, Gazprom Media wants in, Tatunashvili no organs, Otsneba faction still cranky about Ninia, Kobakhidze cranky about crankiness, murder by pardoned criminal, femicide in the news again, prison guards arrested on 2006 suspicions of mistreatment, Iberia report on Bad Mountain Road, Swiss interest expulsion, Hahn on labor safety, Kumsishvili in China, Freedom House report, Mikeladze parliamentary sec, nine candidates in Vani Khoni, friendly match coerced, miners call for halt, police arrested for domestic violence, Zhinvali protest abduction, Abkhaz close Georgian schools, Abkhaz docs to Tbilisi, Osset Soros KGB double agent, Rushmore Motorcycles, Greek metal heads detained, SF film award to Scary Mother, Khingali in New Yorker

TBLPOD12april2018

Dighomi mob attacks Nigerian students, Police predictably screw up response, kid redeems Georgia by giving them their ball amidst it all, Kaladzes embarrassing response, Public Defender talks civil partnership for queer couples, South Osset and Abkhaz government don’t like Georgias proposal, Russia walks back Abkhaz Stink Bug Ban, State Security Report talks occupation and corruption, Pankisi Syria misidentification, Tadumadze heads government aparat, Popkhadze leads knuckle draggers cranky at Ninia appointment, Pres Margvel in UAE, Vedzisi shooting, GEM land permit turned down, tourist died on Kazbegi, Activists save tree from Bidzina, another new Abkhaz law aimed at harassing Gali residents, two shephards detained near Gori, Batiashvili will play Nobel solo, Freedom House says Georgia is hybrid, month of Easter

TBLPOD5april2018

New especially large drug charge against Bakhala, Papuna gets sued, Tsulukiani says no prob, Devdariani sues accusers, Six miners killed in Tkibuli, Russia bans fruit from Abkhazia not Georgia due to stink bug, Abkhaz ticked off, Kadyrov wants road to Georgia, Step to a Better Future status neutral plan, Long time Bidzina worker new Regional Dev Min, Osipova and Ninia Kakabadze on Public Broadcaster board, Givi Chichinadze Vani Khoni Otsneba, new Misha video, governor switch, Jehovas violence and Orthodox favoritism, Georgia union youth demo in Chiatura, Def Mins meet, Geneva talks, new parliament set up in South Osetia, Sukhumi film festival, Ajarulad, Saudi good in Baku anti Iran stuff about Georgia, Tavisupleba on Pankisi stigmatism, women and restaurants, tourist hub, Abkhazia bus stops, BI crypto 1 April

TBLPOD29march2018

No gender quota, more amendments to constitution, Papuna fired, Devdariani out, Tatunashvili buried, mom saw signs of torture, Geo expelled Russian diplomat, one year of EU visa free, Lukashenko visits, Izoria visited, Jordanian issues with Abkhazia, Kobakhidze to Geneva, Karasin talks no force, US budget says no bucks to Abkhaz and SO recognizers, R2 attackers from March of Georgian Meat Heads pre trial detention, pro public broadcaster journalist demo, Otsneba very slow on drug policy, Borjomi sakrebulo finally ditches Patriot, charges in Batumi fire, miner killed, Bezhuashvili buys KazTransGas

TBLPOD22march2018

Tatunashvili body back, March of Georgians attack Rustavi 2, R2 Gabunia cracks joke involving Jesus, NGO guy Devdarian accused of harassment, ski lift crash, Georgia Sweden Interpol cooperation re Visa issues, AZ, TK, Iran and Geo foreign ministers meet re transport, Cypriot parliament boss visits, Uzbek press may visit, NATO chief lauds Georgia, more discussion of PM’s Russia relations comments, sanctions list law discussion, Abkhaz and Ossetians express loyalty to Putin on Sunday, Osset journalist Mearakishvili continues to be harassed, Neparidze son mess, US Navy ship in Batumi, Borjomi sakrebulo train wreck continues, Germans say banking good except governance, OC on Roma and rape, Mokha mosque mess, BBC on train

TBLPOD15march2018

Dr Kenneth Walker hero of US Georgia relations died, South Ossetian authorities kill Georgian Archil Tatunashvili lie about death keep body, PM wants Russian reset, Otsneba Tbilisi Sakrebulo tried for bribe, UN says don’t extradite Turk, Serbia visa free, Margvel in Brussels DC, Visa waver chat with Germany, PM in Baku and Yerevan, Dane FM in Tbilisi, Kobakhidze to Jordan, Kelly to head to Georgetown, Margvel says Kremlin hacked US elections, Vasiko manipulates GPB board against Kaladze faction, new judges some bad eggs, TI says make courts trustworthy, R2 says Tsulukiani next pres candidate from Otsneba, labor rights bill, Gigi to try to be Vain Khoni MP, women quote in parliament talk, Ugulava sentence and others, Georgian March goons, 14 year old killed by bad construction, Georgian language in street ads, suburban nightlife plan, trans rights protest, Borjomi gamgeoba donnybrook, Catholic books and icons torched in Vale, Russian plastic factory taken in Abkhazia, marshutkas v horses on Enguri bridge, Zambakhidze to head Radio Tavisupleba, FDI up, Ryanair says no Georgia any time soon, ISIS guys not returning, 5 women who signed 1918 constitution, the horrible mountain road plan

TBLPOD22feb2018

Ukraine says no Misha until 2021 but EU green card from Dutch, Margvel’s veto to public broadcaster law overridden, new Giorgi Sanaia murder info, police tell domestic violence victim to stop harassing her ex on FB, BitFury now Chinese, PM at Munich Security Conference Kumsishvili in Baku re gas line, Tatar in town, Bibilov in Moscow, Osset journalist fired and searched, Transnistrians in Abkhazia, no votes for top Abkhaz judge, Turk abducted in Ochamchire, police operation with EU related to visa free problems, labor law amendments argument re work safety, tax breaks for small businesses, pension reform to be discussed soon, Pirveli and Iberia TV issues, Mukhtarli statement, Chabuk released on bail, German MEP visits Chabuk, Georgia more corrupt says TI CPI, Putin head candy prank, Jonas on environment policy, Dunbar on the Death of Stalin

TBLPOD15feb2018

Misha in Kielbasastan, Georgian March prepares goon squad, Georgian restaurant soft opens in Palo Alto, EU asylum worries, EU support up or down, PM in Brussels, Kobakhidze meets GOP dudes in DC, Margvel with Greeks, Izoria in Romania, Janelidze in Kuwait, Estonian Def Min in Tbilisi, Russians call Roki border big whoop, Abkhaz in Georgian hospitals, Abkhaz create Ideology post, Khajimba flirts with Facebook ban, Gali singer, South Ossetia sets up investment site, State Inspector post, new head of human rights dept and border police, underworld penalties up, Margvel simplifies pardoning procedures, military reserve, weapons purchases up, one opposition candidate yea right, labor draft watered down, public broadcaster still a mess, Ugulava runs in Imereti, terrible Omalo road, Archpriest conviction upheld, Mkhedrioni shot, hospital corruption, 11 story building 27, Kobuleti anti Madrassa, Zugdidi kicks out market, RFE no R2, Open Budget Rank, Alex Jones in Tbilisi!?