TBLPOD18may2017

Constitution changes still anti-proportional anti-president, four miners killed in Tkibuli, EU special rep hangs with Bibilov, PM with Trump and Estonia, Luzhkov visit, US Congress singles out Nauru, Georgians with NATO exercises in Estonia, Georgian fighter killed in Donbas, Abkhaz no US visa for prayer breakfast, new SO cabinet head, Russia pays SO pensions and gov salaries, new DC lobbyist Trump guy, IDAHO day Patriarch on Dads, Red Cross graves, top auditor attacked, road workers unpaid, healthcare changes, China trade deal, ADB more cash, EBRD GDP, Fitch GOGC, Liberty Bank fines and fees, tons of new flights Aktau Tehran etc, Tsalenjikha tea, CineDoc Didube, youth gambling, Aerosmith, Tsopi, Hep C, Misha and Trump, Georgians not ok with the gays, press and court trouble, Alcatraz mental health swim, Junior Lelos

TBLPOD27april2017

Constitution Commission tries to lock in majority, Lavrov in Abkhazia, Bibilov in place, Orban protests, Iranians re corridor, Estonians in town, Sultan Erdogan, Abkhaz parliament, Georgian Abkhaz IDs, Israel fights asylum cheats, security min report, ECHR vacancy, Beruch gets award, Georgians rob Burma cash, Russian SO abduction, Order of St Nick to charity cab driver, Chiatura cable cars, exports up, passengers up, more tea, churkhchela export, Pepela Dusseldorf restaurant, Nana wins Euro Chess, Ninidze film up for top in Cannes, Vazha reading space, reserve Army plan, EU Energy Community, coffee

TBLPOD13april2017

Ossets pick Bibilov, Speaker sticks to guns on bad constitutional amendments, smoking ban, Belgian speaker in town, Janelidze in Warsaw, Margvel blasts government, Military agreement with France, Foreign Min backs Trumps bombing Syria, priest files human right suit, infrastructure plans, reserve fund for fire victims, Chiatura accident, penguins, giant bus parking lot, Misha wants a wall in Ukraine, Big Tabasco goes to court, IMF ready, more flyers, young Lelos beat Japan, This Affects You to court over gov surveillance, constitution mess, SO election, black market uranium, fake USAID Armenia letter, Orban coming

TBLPOD6april2017

Ossetian army now Russian, Armenia vote, St Petersburg attack, cyanide priest on hunger strike, Misha at Euro Peoples Party, Norway def min, ski resort meeting, Ergneti IPRM, senators on territorial integrity, join Europole, new ambo to Swiss, Riga Tbilisi Square, Center Point prison terms including ex vice speaker of parliament, former deputy interior min attacked, Russian border guards abduct near ABL, rail line to Kutaisi airport, Metechi bridge non bomb, lions and tiger at zoo, littering fines, Narmania builds parking lots, sick kids in Sighnaghi, more tourists, wine export, Barcelona flights, new Freedom Sq Accor hotel, Georgian Kiwis to Japan, anti smoking law discussion, Rayfield

TBLPOD30march2017

VISA FREE, Rustavi 2 privatization, Abkhaz runoff, Bakradze by Bay, PM in Kiev Athens Brussels, UNHRC, constitution, Russian abduction, Bagram switch, Misha hosts Kiev TV, former Ukraine Energy Min extradition, Ukrainian soldiers medical treatment, disabled kids, ICC shut down re corrupt judges, GDP numbers, ADB Batumi bypass, Crystal gets Dutch cash, textile factory Tbilisi, Amman flights, Demna award, thirteen championships, Ucha says sign anti women violence treaty, Stalin, street vendors, unsafe marshutkas, Gessen in Harpers, Margvels daughters friends framed, Kokoiti, Protestants

TBLPOD16march2017

Batumi riots, Abkhaz vote, McCain on Rustavi 2, Margvel in Baku, Klimkin Ukraine FM visit, Putin makes South Osset Army Russian, Tskhinvali protests re Kokoity, new ambos, Azoti employees suit, Israeli asylum, Georgia Iran Technology transfer office, remittances up US tops list, FDI numbers Baku tops, St Petes flights, Ryanair, wine in Japan and London, Kutaisi sewing, Lelos beat Russia, Ananiashvili gets Oracle of Art, London Book fair features Georgian translators, Margvel opens constitution process, noise regulations, TI on campaign funds, Tedo on chain reaction, Dunbar Wheeler on Jorbenadze not Avto, NPR on Khurvaleti, bikes

TBLPOD9march2017

Government further leans on Rustavi 2 via Supreme Court, EU Court calls BS, charges in Church scandal, EU visa free 28 March, NATO visit, Abkhaz closures, Austria FM says send refugees to Georgia, Kokoity can not run, Public Broadcaster summer shut down, PM says Media Omsbudsman, Def Min gets rid of planes, Enguri shutdown, Putin pardons innocent, Bidzina 276 richest, gender march in Tbilisi, Tbilisi Sea IDP flats, Kobuleti road work, fire victims demo, gas explosion on Politovskaya, Sagarejo wind, inflation up, aircraft component factory, wind farm plan near Zestaponi, Anaklia plan, container hotel Gudauri, two thirds of wine export to Russia, deposit insurance, Rosie dad

TBLPOD2march2017

Supreme Court meets in secret re Rustavi 2, Patriarch head of security resigns in widening church scandal, Visa free starts 28 March, Janalidze in Switzerland, US House members visit, EU Energy Community boss visits Tbilisi, Karabakh heats up, Aliyev supports Southern Line, NATO says closing Abkhaz checkpoints bad idea, Abashidze and Karasin spar over recognition, name of second Congo hostage released, Uzbek American held in Batumi for extradition name not released, Israelis say no more Georgian asylum, Girchi not prosecuted for weed plants, Otsneba and presidential elections, 12 Georgians this year abducted on the ABL, Interior Minister buys 100 thousand kilos of chocolate Because, Iran and German tourism up, new 285 mil IMF deal, growth high, Beirut flights, new whiskey, Aerosmith sells out, Kalashnikova wins, Judo two golds, Kobakhidze award, new messed up surveillance law, chess boats, Pmoerantsev in Georgian

TBLPOD23feb2017

Rustavi 2 closure protest, Ilia II back and ok, gov puts gag on poison case, EU ambos endorse visa free, Norway visit, Lavrov BS, Alasania heads to DC, Ed Min becomes Dep PM, Georgian hostage in Congo, Karachay say Ossets aren’t Alans, Gali powwow, Enguri quick closer, 41 parliament millionaires, Mtkvari clean up, Biblus fires video people, Snow shuts western roads, Tbilisi bike path, IMP program, Russians want a pipeline to Iran through Georgia, GOGC spend money oddly, Rooms Batumi, Samepo Telavi, Gatwick Tbilisi flights, parliament mulls point system for drivers and smoke free public spaces, divorce and marriage, Amnesty report, Black Dog, Traktor, new Metro map

TBLPOD16feb2017

Senior priest cyanide arrest conspiracy, immanent Rustavi 2 decision anxiety protests, Ucha law on occupied territory movement, Margvel looks at Security Strategy, new conscripts, guy who wanted to blow up Givi Targamandze gets no jail time, US says no Alania, Vake BMW shooting, Russian bus in Abkhazia gets stoned, Philip Morris gets ginormous fine, Biblus employees ticked off, remittences up, Rustavi Metallurgical exports pipes to EU, WizzAir starts London Kutaisi, Flydubai starts Dubai Batumi, Georgian olive oil, Georgian movies at Berlinale, Kobakhidze replaced in parliament, great new prison law, Janelidze in DC, Georgia 2nd to Trump, Coda on identity, alphabet, Kvanchkhara

TBLPOD9feb2017

Visa free for Abkhaz and Osset Geo passport holders, Court about to decide wether to silence Rustavi 2 special clip, OSCE chair in town Janelidze DC trip, Tibilov furthers Alaniazation, Russian troops in S Ossetia inspected, Batumi Gulen school shut down because Erdogan said so, Maglaperidze kills Public Broadcaster, Kobakhidze on Constitutional Court, Ugulava interview, trans murderer gets 13 years, trans attack in nightclub, Imedi consolidates control of news, Azoti strike, Russian abduction, inflation 4, new hotels, labor problems at Fresco, Geo wine in France, Riga tourism, Glurjidze movie new heights, Rachvelishvili award, veto override judicial law, pedestrians, Muradashvili on Rustavi 2, Navarro on Misha

TBLPOD2feb2017

EU Parliament OKs visa free travel, Borjomi Bishop solicits fifteen year old, Ukraine releases Tsertsvadze, Misha split off now called Movement for Freedom European Georgia, Pres pardons innocent Def Min employees, CoE guy in town, Kaladze says Enguri will close for rehab, Congo chopper crash, Abashidze says no Russian diplomatic relations, drunk cops arrested, Vagzal fire, Gali protests border closures, Def Min protests re firings, Russian soldiers kidnap Gali man, more new blue airport busses, new Batumi bypass, Sachkhere fish, Beeline contract, rental cars, steep chacha, new Lelo shirts, Jr Eurovision, Paris models, idiotic surveillance draft, migrant numbers

TBLPOD26jan2017

Misha has party congress, Gov defends Gazprom deal, Russia tries to extradite Georgian from Ukraine gov leaked info to Russia, Womens March Tbilisi, yikes Kobakhidze to Constitutional Court, new Nationals want to observe EPP, Vano leaves parties, Kordzaia number 2 in Republicans, PACE talks about media, EU program on EU, EBRD to go to 300 mil Euro, 34 villages to get shuki and gas, interest rates up 25, ISET on prices, bank deposit numbers, more PAULs, Aerosmith tickets, broadcasting law, court law veto by Margvel, Green faction, Lomsadze in Coda, Ebert on youth, DeWaal on Karabakh war, TI Corruption Perception Index out Georgia does great, 1st Republic book, Izoria in Scandinavia

TBLPOD19jan2017

National Movement finally splits, EU parliament committee voted for visa lib, everybody ticked off at Gazprom deal, State Sec Kerry quick stop, Spain trip, Davos, Tibilov talks crap and SO election 9 April, Usupashvil will start new party oh great, Igor Giorgadzes knickers in a twist, Turkmen oil back, EBRD funds Sadakhlo bridge, imports up 28 percent, remittence numbers, real estate sales up, Chinese buying Poti port from Arabs, Kuwait in Ajara, China wine deal, Batumi Subway, Racha strip works, Zestaponi wind farm coming, childrens hospice, Wekua at Gladstone, femicide bill, NDI numbers, Misha on R2, wool numbers down, lots of Georgia stuff in London

TBLPOD12jan2017

Ugulava unchained, Surveillance group, Grechikha’s kid hits Gvaramia, Vasiko heads Public Broadcaster, Kaladze says cash for Gazprom, Janelidze Turkey Iran, Russians destroy Abkhaz church, GDS shuts down politics, cops pull Girchi weed, EU worries about overstays, Spanish raid Georgian criminals, ABL abduction, Racha Oni park, Italians oversee road, EBRD dam, factories, Fab Labs, helicopter skiing, World Youth Rugby Championship in Georgia, Zaza gets all star votes, Lariazation plan passes, creepy Tovlis Babu video, Kalandadze interviews Damon Wilson, Boyz II Men, Burns Night

TBLPOD5jan2017

McCain we still love Georgia tour, New Years speeches, Alania, Usupash says Margvel will resign, Misha v rest of the leaders continues, PM Poroshenko chat, visa free to Serbia, Abkhaz may leave Geneva, Abkhaz ABL crossings shut, Lith say no to Russian extradition, Pinecones plant weed, Ilia bday, Public Broadcaster short list, Booking dot com problem, Pankisi center torched, Santa robbery, GDP and inflation numbers, new tax code in force, three million tourists, Rukhi car market for Abkhaz, grape seed oil, Torpedo Kutaisi auction, Rural strategy, Sherlock shoot up in UK embassy, Molly McKew on Putins long game

TBLPOD29dec2016

Court strikes jail for weed, Abkhaz gunman convicted, National Movement split drama continues, Constitutional Commission meets, Kaladze meets RAO and Gazprom, Usupashvili mulls party says Khmalade, McCain and Graham talk NATO, Syria help, Russian military choir plane crash, PM says Janelidze speaks to chief Trump Kremlin lackey Michael Flynn, Imedi buys Maestro, Bedukadze gets show, visa free for Abkhaz and Ossets too, EU 44 mill, new central bank VPs, 15 candidates for public broadcaster chief, tiny car tax on the rich, TV manufacturer, Agrohub store for local crops, Teliani beer, Lysistrata gets gold, Iranian translation, judicial reform bill passes, free busses on new years

TBLPOD22dec2016

Russian ambo Istambul killed, EU visa lib progress, Lari slides, Akhalaia sentenced, Abkhaz protests, Russia human rights payout, Tedo in Turkey, Ajara Supreme Council probs, Europol, Trump pulls Batumi building, Norway CoE proj, new USAID cash, embezzling detentions, cop adults journo on ice, train fire, Svan avalanche, Vasadze says control media and women, Kakheti gets roads, German shuki in Guria, TBC helps Dutch, Qatar Doha flights, Melua gets medal, French pin Ovashvili, Demna get award, parliament talks budget and Syria aid, Inguri, Akhmeta metro, ISET loves Pinochet, Stephen Jones interview, Bitfury

TBLPOD15dec2016

EU visa free progress, Parliament chair Kobakhidze constitution comission, charges on UNM fake photographer spies case, Kaladze and Gazprom, Tedo Japaridze works with PM, weed decriminalization protest, European Investment Bank puts 450 million Euros into infrastructure, EUMM extension, UNM fires 20, Burchaladze back to song, Svans ticked at selfie, guy mad he was fired, Ajara avalanche victims saved, American tourist murder charge, another Pankisi Daesh kill, abortion church, Gelati fresco damage, book thief, Marneuli substation, Korean net station, lari slides, FDI up, export down, BoG 9 bil lari, no Alfa Bank, Svaneti power station by Turks, DC wine tasting, French TV like Buniatishvili, budget low, Melua song, Tillerson, Svaneti trip

TBLPOD8dec2016

PM meets on EU visas, Russian jail for texter, reserve fund abuse, Abkhaz opposition leader detained, Brit visit, end violence against women treaty, Ukraine talks occupation in UN, US defense pact signed, US Kelly says chill re Trump, IOM on HIV, Mokhe Mosque mess, Gori torah trashed, Akhaltsikhe marshutka wreck 8 dead, Chiatura mine death, Moodys on lariazation, inflation flat, car tax, textile factories opening via Turkey, wine numbers, Water bond, Racha airport and hotel, Abramishvili paintings, budget in parliament, Ellena on sex selective abortions, pension numbers via Meidan TV, ethnics ranked for biz, top khinkali says Rimple, Alania, persimmons, QSI

TBLPOD10nov2016

Mish leaves Odessa, draft back, Sandra out, Trump, Karasin on visas, NATO exercise, Burchaladzes party exits, PM mets Serzh chats with Biden, German Def Min says EU Army, Pankisi volunteer killed, Zugdidi arrest, three Chinese arrested, German dies in Svaneti, car inspection in a year, Batumi Iliachevsk back, H and M in Galaria, wine export up, Ajara factory, Chinese Kutaisi metal plant, Italian salon leaves, Food Panda, olives, ads down, movie school, theater awards, Kobakhidze speaker maybe, Beselia legal committee, Avar female genital mutilation, Vogue Tbilisi streets, EAAG podcast, 44 ships, Abkhaz residency, McClain party, Japan rugby, Radarami Oil and Honey, new Metro map

TBLPOD3nov2016

Otsneba sweeps runoffs, Usupashvili mulls future, R2 to Const Ct, OECD tax chat, 12 life judges, NGOs against annexation. Nats say camera attacked in Sam Jav, Molashvilis dacha, Abkhaz Russia army deal, SO ABL abduction, Sakvarelidze green paint, EU ag bid, drug pile burned, rest areas, growth up, 100 lari note, Doha flights, Zara factory in Guria, EU geographical indications, pizza, Indian movie, cabinet rumors, EAAG Georgian language EU podcast

TBLPOD27oct2016

Sandra calls fowl, Free Dems go Otsneba, Krtsanisi shooting, EU visa free update, Pakistan meeting, Rakviashvili Sec of Sec Council, Isoria on draft, Patriotebi new math, fewer ministries, Ukraine and Poland talk WWII start, South Ossets to join Russian army, EU governance reform 30 mil, 3 ABL abductions, soldier death in Kakheti, Geo Manganese lawyer arrested, Larsi closes due to snow, 112 Rustavi office, Tarek food response, Sarpi software glitch, savings down lari loans up, IMF growth numbers, Gardabani plant, TBC insurance, Textile plant in Poti, German trains to Tehran, Rakia fixes Metechi, more right hand drive car drama, tennis win, Poles study Geo wine, Chubabria on homelessness, De Waal Pushkin, Melua, sheep, VOTE

TBLPOD20oct2016

Runoffs, Mtatsminda, Zugdidi, amendments, Givis car bomb arrest, trans women beaten in Ortachala, Abkhaz death in assassination attempt, Geo joins EU Energy Community, Duma joins Russian and Abkhaz armies, movies return, French ship in Batumi, new Geo China leader, Alasania future, Rustavi crash, Sabortalo construction death, Larsi road closed, bear, Bakurtsikhi bypass, Kazakh cargo tariff free, Biltmore casino, Israeli airplane part factory planned, citrus harvest, Mitarbi back, Dartlo road rebuild, Gia Dvali wins Humboldt, Jashi wins in Chile film fest, Halloween

TBLPOD13oct2016

Big Otsneba win, 49 majoritarian run offs, National Movement in with 27 percent, Patriots squeak in, everybody else out, Alasania takes vacation, Otsneba headed for constitutional control, want to get rid of Margvel and prevent marriage equality, Kyrgyz president visits, USS Mount Whitney in Batumi, Davit Bakradze replaces Gegeshidze in DC, Georgia does not support Ukraine in Council of Europe vote, Center Point prison, Vazisubani clashes, mine worker death in Tkibuli, Tbilisi budget, Arabs sell Poti Zone to Government, Gudauri hotels, TBC share sale, bag maker starts shoes, plastic expansion, Gudauri shuki, foreign ease with Georigan bonds, wine export up, Ambrolauri strip, blue bus on 61, Turtle lake ropeway, three new Gudauri lifts, Ball visits Orbeliani, Geo American says no hijab chess game, new Melua album, Tbilisoba, Cinedoc, Asly

TBLPOD6oct2016

Pope visit, Givis car blown up, pre election incidents, Nat rally, predictions, visa lib pre new year, China memo re free trade, const court strikes down second strike law for weed, new head of state security council, US educated Armenian def min, US boats to coast guard, Almaty airport mercury, new cop tech, Vazha metro closure, Zugdidi Tech Park opens, Batumi sports palace, IMF predictions, Tourism Development Fund, Chinese train factory, Anaklia port, wind power starts in Gori, Kutaisi textile, French fashion, tourism up, first whiskey, draft budget, Hans numbers, DCFTA, political money from TI, Rimple on cheese, car numbers, MitOst, Bugiani

TBLPOD8sept2016

EU parliament committee votes yes to visa free, NATO brass in TBL, Okruashvili enters Rustavi2 case, Armenian PM resigns, new UK Ambo, Otsneba list out, Audit Office fines donors, Coalition for a Euro-Atlantic Georgia, Chugo says Nationals have provocation wing, Bidzina says 2/3 seats Otsneba, Usupashvili wants US base, Gori sakrebulo ejects Okru ally, Sturua witnesses threatened, still environmental protests Tbilisi Meria, too many cars, fake phones, benchmark rate lowered, Exxon Mobile puts screws on Azeris, import duty rate overhaul, Enguri repairs coming, Tsinandali five star hotel 2018, Fabrika hostel soon, grapes start, Guria Hazelnut, new BoG CEO, domestic violence center opens, German busses, GIPA environmental MA, Parliament quorumless, legal committee says yes to Margvel judges, trust in banks goes down, Misha on anti Roma mob, Pomerantsev podcast

TBLPOD1sept2016

Pipeline insider spills, Turks call off scuba search, parties and blocks finalized by CEC, visa vote 5 Sept, IPRM on SO, Ilham meeting, Izoria to Baghram, R US Reps in Tbl and ABL, OSCE observers, NATO exercises, Otsneba will build road through Dariali, Targamadze on crime boss, Narmania yelled at on trees, Rustavi prisoner escapes again, Kakheti fire, Liberty Bank in Gldani robbed, Mestia tourists found, GDP down, wind turbine in Gori, candy in Baghdati, Borjomi in Korea, Japan Tobacco says excise high, Racha tourists, Georgia safe, Georgia great medal count per GDP, youth chess champ, no show for neutrality meeting, Russian TV bundles, Stalins Ghost new movie, TI on budget, Trans Caulk trail, Dariko wedding photos, War Nerd on 2008, DeWaal on Russia Turkey Melua with Gori singers

TBLPOD25aug2016

Pipeline attack foiled, Paatas with the Pinecones, Sandra in Zugdidi, PM no homophobic referendum but constitution yes post election, EU visa free in Jan, Scorpions, Belarus spy chief, Otsneba Khobi MP swap, Army drowning, Gulists not in Batumi, Pankisi Daesh guy killed, Ajara bride abduction, Vodka biz guy wounded in Krasnodar, another ABL land grab, Gori wreck, Russian soldier who killed Gyumri family convicted, Big demo against cutting down trees and Narmania, Ashgabad flights, Ski Tetnuldi, Geo 7 medals in Rio, heavy backpacks, Pirosmani at Nat Gallery, Hualing in Forbes

TBLPOD18aug2016

Freaky Centrist ad, Russia exercises in S Ossetia, Abkhaz deputy PM resigns, storm out west, Bosnian FM, Melua in Gori, Free Dems say decriminalize drugs, garbage to Narmania, Okruashvili runs in Gori, sportsmen for Otsneba in Tbilisi, Burchaladzes team says pressured, Abkhaz abducts guys fishing and swimming, US hiker stabbing, soldiers drowns, Gulen guy eats in Tbilisi, remittences up, FDI down, new terminal, bakery in Kakheti, S Osetia has 53K they say, Olympic gold in weightlifting and wrestling, new lynx, dolphins

TBLPOD11aug2016

Margvel chucks stupid divisive referendum YAY, Procs talk to Papu re court pressure, August War anniversary, Bartsits new Abkhaz PM, CEC says 3.45 mill voters, Marvel says too many Def Mins, high school seniors GOTV, Girchi and Memarjvenebi, Alasania runs in Gori, new Def Min says bring back draft, Socialists slap, Nat Forum break in, OSCE says Geo media great, former MP Modebadze shot, Pankisi guy 12 years for joining Daesh, Ushba deaths, Kartli feud, corporal heart attack, Tabuk embezzling, 6.6 percent Fin Min bonds, china wine, brewers want excise lowered, Bakuriani makeover, Turtle Lake ropeway, Gudauri school, Racha strip, Glurjidze movie to Oscars, Judoka beats Russian, US Embassy on assault

TBLPOD4aug2016

New Def Min and Min for Reconciliation, Def Min nepotism allegations, more Constitutional Court pressure, Lottery mess, Yerevan hostage mess over but ripples, Margvel in Brazil, Otkhozoria family gets apt, Kremlin stooge marriage referendum gets sigs, Usupashvili tops Republican list, Tsereteli and Bobokhidze in Kutaisi for Nats, GYLA says Misha broke campaign law, pardons, Pankisi man arrested for online threats, ABL abduction, Zestaponi fire, no hammer and sickles, growth up, over three mil tourists this year, Gori wind farm, Biltmore sidewalk issue, Chinese coat factory, Mestia museum, UNDP ag, Gudauri water, Iranian eco village, plots to eco refugees, Batumi counterfeit talk, Abkhaz writer Iskander dies, Zura Tsereteli has a sculpture of Christ, sumo win, white cubs, Girchi video, match fixing, Gem Fest

TBLPOD12may2016

NATO exercises, Mechiauri cranky, pre election period starts 8 June, CEC bonuses, Armaz out, PaNOrama protest, Indian film in Svaneti, Auditorium 115 sue TSU, national marriage push, Hualing investing, Hungary stuff, Victory day and Stalin, Alasania and the def min employees case, Chief Proc says no sex tape charges so far, Le Pen and W may come for World Congress of Families to celebrate bigotry, Zguladze resigns in Kiev, Janelidze and Lavrov may meet, senior Israeli cop bribed Kezerashvili, Larsi landslide protection, Tiniko on 2030, Spanish food, new UK Ambo named, kids basketball, Invictus games, gas busses, Korea Mirza Library, HIV in school book, cleaning fee for all Tbilisians, thief Galski detained in Moscow, mosquito spray, Anaklia partners, Kardava awards for photos, Annas Life film award in BA, Bahrain flights, art in London, Lang on Geo skiing, Seedstart start up awards, Young Georgian Lolitaz, anti tolerance marriage law advances, judge shifting, Jonas on PaNOrama, road accident deaths

TBLPOD7april2016

Bidzina and the Panama Papers, Elections 8 Oct, NK, more sex tapes, Dream and Republicans run apart, students still at it, Pankisi imams say no child brides, Sakvarelidze booted in Kiev, Gazprom deal, IS drop, Shalva Ramishvili fired, women to top court one a homophobe, Keza not extradited, E Kodua sentenced, taxi regulations, 140 German Euro line to gov, marriage inequality referendum, Gori prof fired for saying no Stalin statue, Korea investment, big hotel, new Tskneti Betania road collapse, red zebras in Didube, teacher training, olives in Sighnaghi, dolphins, Lelos, anti smoking rally, tractor plant, and continuing coverage of the European Emergency Number Association

TBLPOD28jan2016

Lari drop, ICC, Lavrov on Pankisi, Tedo in Strasbourg, Gardabani gamgebeli, army votes, Gazprom wants cash, Davos NATO, Swiss guy nabs BI cash, tax discussions, more multimember discussion, Delta sells to Saudis, Calvin Georgian model, Ajaran killed in Syria, CoE on minority rights, Kvirikashvili goes to Margvel meeting, ZZ case still open, Abastumani hotel, schools closed for flu, Film in Georgia, NY FBI freaks says Kremlin goon, HBO prize to Geo Chechen pic, Chiatura miners ticked, Rugby pres, Armo soccer no go Sokhumi, SafeSeaNet, China Geo wine centers, El Al flights, chopper skiing Gudauri, Protect Boulevard in Batumi, Rustaveli into Bulgarian, Mskheta movie to museum, Judo Cuba prize, Ryan Reynolds Khajapuri flub

TBLPOD31dec2015

Kvirikashvili PM, Murusidze re-judgified, BI on 2030 say’s he’ll make lists, Nat Bank dumps 20 mil USD, Georgian Daesh message, Belgium ratifies Association, Al Shishani captured maybe, courts now in collatoralized houses, 50% thresh back finally, Russia visa talks or not, Putin minion tells Abkhaz be mean to Turks because, Tibilov’s unbridled Kremlin sloberfest, Austrian pharma plant, Credit Card fraud arrests, Ninidze in Spielberg pic, Telavi cop killer, David Koma London fashion, Turk ship deal, National Park grenades, garbage and sweeper strike, kurdi arrest in Moldova, Opera reopens, Orbeliani free food fridge, Black Sea road, on-line gambling reform, uranium TSU to Russia, Rixos hotel, Bakuriani chair lift, Lelo Cap’n 8th, parliamentary districts set, volunteer law, Mav Pachulia

TBLPOD10dec2015

Patriarch pardon talk, pardon influence scandal, Die Welt says visa free for Ukraine and Georgia in 2016, Russian chopper in Geo airspace, shots fired into Nationals office in Kakheti, China free trade talks start, Kazakhs sell Batumi terminal, Georgian last playboy, Kaladze meet Miller again, PM in Bulgaria, Tiniko in DC CSIS, Georgians in Turkish prisons, Georgian fighter killed in Ukraine, right hand drive car ban, Margvel and Misha’s presidency, Beruchashvili as UK Ambo, Gardebani gamgebeli, Khaindrava complains of Otsneba informal decisions, Alasania: bring in the Germans, inflation, Russian ABL kidnapping, Leyla Yunis released in Baku, forex up, FDI up, Saguramo hydro, World Bank road safety, electricity transit task forces, Greek Abkhaz snafu, married 13 year old, worker dies in Kobuleti, FB fraud arrest, ProCredit and Liberty ATM link, Interpol turk nabbed at airport, judo, soprano, IDP building, dancing videos

TBLPOD22oct2015

Rustavi 2 closer to being shut by government, graphic video release times with NDI polls, Kvirikashvili with Ilham, more Gazprom talk, ICC in Georgia, Dream support falls, EU support down, Const Court harassed, Georgia in Afghanistan past 2017, first eight members of Proc Council, Tibilov wants to join Russia, lari down a bit, Margvel in Israel, Ukraine brass in Tbilisi, IB at Dream party congress, EBRD loan to Kutaisi sewers, EU Hahn will visit Tbl in Nov, three hydros on Mtkvari planned, Chinese power plant in Tkibuli planned, Turk power plant in Kakheti, US ship in Batumi, Tabula arrests for putting up posters, drug tests change, manuscripts UNESCO, Canadian ski plan, Chinese Tbilisi Sea hotel opens, OGP says Georgia good, judo win, swimmer no go, Univ demo on bad leadership, Axis Vake building restarts, Wardrop sculpture, Ketevan tile in Mukhrani, remittences drop

TBLPOD8oct2015

More R2 BS, UNM demo dudes detained, Margvel miffed, MAP angst, Football Fed Vote Rig, KazTransGas mess, inflation up, bent prison tenders, Marneuli Free Dems bolt, soldier shot in heart, Mayor subsidizes shuki, cheap loans, Geo Paris fashion leader, arrests in Greece, no Stalin in Gori, Meria exits, Leuville plan, Russian drafting, best actor Tolordava, Peru consul, road accidents, Batumi madrasa, small airports, new Radisson, Vale RR, Maltakva funds, Subu arrest, 17YO chess champ, Racha grapes 5 teti/KG, Kobuleti floods, arm wrestling, London sculpture, budget, proc comp, Lelo Gorgodze

TBLPOD1oct2015

GoG seizes Rustavi 2 holding company, PM/Pres NY trips, lisence to drive badly, CoE Parliament says GoG abuses prison politically, Margvel says no political pardons, lari up a bit, Duisi gets female chief, Kaladze Gazprom chat, Burjanadze in Russia (again), flood victim identified, Gori and the Stalin statue, German loans, neutrality demo, Rustavi soldier funeral, SO ABL kidnapping, father discrimination, new Batumi 5 star hotel, Leuville to Georgia, honey tests, 60 air quality test gizmos, GoG to take over from Gates, Polish grant, Stalingrad repatriation, silver coin, Vasco da Gama soprano in Berlin, Water Polo, Japan kindergarten Sachkhere, Ralph Fiennes show up, Kancheli birthday, prosecutor law, no jail for weed law, no conscription law, and as always constitutional standstill, hate crime punished, Misha and Odessa

TBLPOD20aug2015

Tiniko in DC, R2 still frozen, Russian chopper, Geo not on Russia sanctions list, Interior shufflings, PM on Lari, PM to China, PM Pres UN NY visit spat, cabinet shuffle rumors, Misha’s passport, ministries hacked, distraction of old Tbilisi approved, Zhhvania case, Airport drug bust, Kiobuleti Donnybrook, Israel biz, new Batumi hotels, Uruguay visa free, basketball Didube, Zoo about to open, women’s soccer, Greek cops look for fugitive couple, Vazagate, Mama film wins, hero award, wounded soldier competes, new civic ed course, Stalinist public hall, Vans with services to villages, bread price up, wrestlers, dancer drowns, madras in Batumi, German internet in villages, Casino Ajara tax probs, kvevris in Ajara, small planes, Kheda factory opens, new old fish, 800 year old monastery in Borjomi, Anaklia beach zamboni, kids want into business, law, econ, hazel nuts go wild

TBLPOD6aug2015

Kill bridge and bike, Russia warns on wine, Margvel on bank supervision veto, interior min shuffle, Interpol crankiness, Lari drop, Nino Burj no go Kiev, pipeline explosion, Dream election prep, car crashes, China like wine, NATO Jens will visit, Turks nab giant contraband cigarette haul, visa fee down, new sentences for old officials, Zhvania’s mom thinks its Vano, 10 medals, most judo, UEFA fines FC Dinamo, travel warning to SE Turkey, Khobi shuki, Signaghi water, new blood processing place, fires, Gldani martshutka drivers strike, flood money, no-TV posters, Heineken brewery in Natakhtari, oil companies sue, Belarus Ushba death, Vardzia earthquake, Rostov flights yes, Tehran flights delayed, dairy labeling, Kakheti water problems, Georgian language at Buenos Aires U, ski project, Rugby shop

TBLPOD16july2015

Russian Army move ABL again and deny it, WTO movement, Euros hate new prosecutor plan, Tiniko more weapon deals, no Tusk trip, Ag min in China, Burjanadze in Moscow, Oil companies fined for collusion, Russia says it won’t pay Georgia European court fines, Kadagidze said cut gov expenses, EU cash, UEFA ticket saga continues 50 by 50, conscription may go in a year, Kaladze gets medal, Vitamin Cube Girl beaten by police and they know nothing, more Geo Azeri soccer anger, Zoo move, Cartu flood cash, US tax evasion deal signed, Kubuleti Muslims harassed, Gldani explosion, Spaniards attacked, Zugdidi cops ignore it and lie, Batumi summer stuff and cube hotel, new limonite brand, Usupashvili says banking regulation will remain with Nat Bank, Gubaz likes Iran, Kvachi by Rayfield out, remittences down 20%, theater for kids

TBLPOD11june2015

BI wanted to arrest Kadagidze, new one year visa-free list, new Georgian in Odessa, no multi member constituencies, FDI down, lari up, US and China in the Anaklia port finals, jury mess, Chinese MP visit, Kremlin miffed at Geo EU friendship, Tamrkio to Montenegro, PM to Baku, ISAF death, NATO chief visit later maybe, Saudi prince visit, BitFury in Gldani, Mountain Minister, DefMin says they have giant device but can’t sell, Jutland and Racha, push up record, Batumi hotel, sailors hurt, Rustaveli airport, Kiev flights, KaZantip Gem Fest, profit tax changes, Spaniards at Dinamo, puppet award, Abkhaz archive, no quorum, pink haired kisser

TBLPOD21may2015

Riga downer, EBRD goodies, Kvirik to Iran, Austrian pres in town, Usup to NATO parl assemb, 9% budget cut, Dhabi Group talk about spending money again but don’t fix Emeli walkway, MPs in China, PM with Armo PM, Tiniko appoints 3/5 deputies, Tsulukiani finds toxins on roof, water price can’t go up, shuki maybe, 17 May tolerance events, Khrulev of 58th army now runs Abkhazia’s army, Nobel Partner still going, new Pankisi volunteer death in Syria, Russians detain guy and get bribes, Kvirik may be brought into Russia talks, Hilton Batumi opens, Poti strike over, Alazani floods, Eruvision update, Tbilisi legalize weed demo 2 June, highway strike, kids film festival, steep Pirosmani, blind judoist, no parl quorum, lari up a bit, big NYC Geo bash 4 June

TBLPOD12march2015

Just Min dises Persians etc, Russia drills, China econ trip, gamgeblebi better build, lari news, photo puncher, gov upholstery ban, dep FM neighborhood chat, Czech shuki front ticked, OSCE longing, Brazil visa free, goofy Batumi tower sold, NetGazeti prize, Georgians at US Coast Guard Academy died in car wreck, female prisoners pardoned, Geo soldiers go to Afghanistan, Japan bus aid, EU vocation cash, Swiss meat in Racha, almond planting, stop for those on foot, Gabriadze at Lincoln Center, Kakheti anti hail missiles, tax forgiven, lynx spotted, Margvel speech, noise law

TBLPOD5march2015

Gvenetadze Court, Misha advises Porpshenko, Nuland chat, BI in Kviris Palitra, waste processing plant Tbilisi, CoE says stop settling scores, blueberries in Guria, Lari drop blame fest, IMF, UNM protest, EU neighborhood changes, Gharibashvili in Brussels, Sakdrisi, Proc on complaints, Russian ag export, Usupashvili in US, party donations, NATO, journalist beaten, EUMM, food prices up, voters lists, Osset chief says stop going to Georgian docs, Pankisi photo school, archers, Gori villages get gas, constitution changes delayed, exports

TBLPOD25dec2014

Def Min botches Georigan war death response, Sakdrisi protests, Maestro to be more anti-western so journos quit, Putin insults Misha in a speech because that’s really important for Russia right now, anti wire-tapping protests, South Ossetia annexation agreement, PM ticked off at UNM folk in Ukraine ministries, Margvel meets with Free Dems and Republicans, UN wrap up, Estonian FM visit, former NATO ambo from Lithuania will head EUMM, BI on Russia and open borders, EU Association Council, CoE projects, Ucha on Geguti prison problems, Ajara refugees ticked off, soldier shot, WiP on Stalin, two Oscar nominations for Geo movies, prison min reforms, legal mosques, Telavi emergency stuff, new GYLA boss, Chile Guatamala visa free relaunch, 2008 war Strasbourg trial, Tiflisi TV Show, Korea Svaneti dam, women’s rights

TBLPOD20nov2014

UNM anti-Occupation demo, PM EU NATO charm trip, new #NightOfTheDullKnives appointments, Butba beaten, more Def Min “investigations”, Burjanadze says stuff, ZZ forensic doc dies, Margvel & Alasania chat, Kvitsiani drama, Bagram bombing, prison torture (not videos, now), US Army GEneral visit, Guria Gov says UNM stole his $, Lith FM says EU learn from 2008, Ossets kidnap more shepherds for “fines”, Sokhumi airport, Hep C drug, EU Parl will vote on Geo EU deal, EU NGO bash in Batumi, wind farm, new art school, women entrepreneur $, BI rugby award, blind police site, residence law amended, Margvel says we need institutions, crime

TBLPOD16oct2014

Russia moves to formalize Abkhazia’s colonial status under Khajimba, kidnapping GD UNM sparring, seventh IS Kist killed, residence mess for Armenians, Armenia joins Eurasia Economic Union, weapon cache, new Dagestan highway, Izoria talks destabilization, Paravani dam opens, Usupashvili in NYT on BI great Misha not, Justice Min excited Supreme Court head bolts in five months, new prison dep min, two nut pickers detained in Gali, US Ship in Batumi, Osset soccer match in Gori, Kazbegi trash airlift, Google Maps finishes Georgia in 2015, Kakheti highway better, Chinese scholarships, Olympic Committee visits, Wekua show in London, Petriashvili to Warsaw for NATO, Elisso Bolkvadze UNESCO Artist for Peace, Telavi Music Festival, NYT likes Botso doc, new NSC stuff, schools make kids Soviet and hate Muslims, drunk cop, Kutaisi bonuses, Peter F. Skinner book.