Merkel MAP veto, Kremlin retires Ankvab, Obama billion for neighborhood Nato, opposition pressure, pictures on voter lists, Gardebani donnybrook, Gharibashvili says bad stuff in Guria, Swiss pres and Margvel re OSCE, Dariali & Roki work, more Sakdrisi drama, PM get goons for life, Misha spent more than Margvel, Police Day, job site fail, Beka is not a criminal re weed legalization, Evangelical’s prevented from meeting, Russians juice law, cigs and hooch up, schools back, prisoner release, Anaklia techno disagreement, food center Akhaltsikhe, gov listening to calls still, Misha on Poroshenko, TI on Co-investment fund, Glucksman, higher ed numbers, language exchange

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  1. The MEME this week is related to the protests against strict marijuana regulations: The photo shows a traffic light near Gagarini square in Tbilisi, with a neon green marijuana leaf on the green light. Link: http://on.fb.me/1jYhzXL

    An article by Misha in Politico Magazine titled “How to Save Ukraine and Thwart Putin’s Plans.” Link: http://politi.co/Se7jUH

    A plea by Tedo Japaridze in DFWatch.net, titled “A lost Georgian letter & Europe’s idealist deficit.” Link: http://bit.ly/1tNligh

    An article by TI Georgia about the lack of transparency involving the Georgian Co-investment Fund’s 2014 projects, including its flagship real estate project “Panorama Tbilisi.” Link: http://bit.ly/Se7fUY

    A Great quote from TBLPOD’s Malibu correspondent, noting in an the Armenian Mirror Spectator, a tiny internet newspaper read by two dashnaks. Link: http://bit.ly/1kEKhSe

    An article in the BBC about the Sakdrisi gold mine. Link: http://bbc.in/1pmnei8

    An article in VestnikKavkaza.net about Abastumani, a highland village where Grand Duke George Alexandrovich Romanov, the younger brother of the last Russian emperor, spent the last years of his life. Link: http://bit.ly/1kEKc0Y

    A profile of former Misha advisor Raphael Glucksman in the Jewish interest magazine, Tablet, who is now advising the new Ukrainian government. Link: http://bit.ly/1kEK9C8

    An article in AbkhazWorld by a civil society activist in Sukhumi arguing that recent political developments are a blow to Abkhazia as a state and there is now a huge burden of responsibility on those who assumed power. Link: http://bit.ly/1pcBkQO

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