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  1. The MEME this week is a video of Georgian Dream MP Eka Beselia speaking at the Council of Europe parliamentary session. Her english is incomprehensible. Someone managed to make a clip of the video repeated over and over, where it sounds like Beselia is saying “pucked the chairman of the supreme court.” Link: http://bit.ly/YXPv3T


    ISET professors Eric Livny and Florian Biermann write about the new visa laws that came into effect on the 1st of September, arguing that it will negatively affect Georgia’s economy and international appeal. Link: http://bit.ly/YXPzAH

    Another article about the end of Georgia’s immigration free-for-all, by Heather Yundt for IWPR. Looks at the arguments for and against the new rules. Link: http://bit.ly/1CIce2F

    Gavin Slade with Alexander Kupatadze write for Open Democracy on Georgia’s failed “mental revolution” and crime. Link: http://bit.ly/1BD3mZL

    An academic article by Stephen Jones in 2006, re-upped on TSU page Georgica this week. The article explores the sources of the 2003 Rose Revolution. Link: http://bit.ly/1rRTz1c

    Georgiannews.ge has an article detailing the recent history of the Georgian mafia in Moscow. Link: http://bit.ly/1x5vBj1

    An article by Monica Ellena for Eurasianet on Georgia’s public education system. Link: http://bit.ly/1x5vDaL

    An article by TSU professor Korneli Kakachia in Open Democracy; he says that Georgians are closely following the Ukraine crisis and they see the struggle for Ukrainian sovereignty as an analogue of their own fate. Link: http://bit.ly/YXQhOg

    Pietro Shakarian asks in The Nation, “Will Georgia be the Next Ukraine?” identifying it a future flashpoint. An FYI: Shakarian’s article has an obvious pro-Russian tone. Link: http://bit.ly/1tmjpa1

    A blogpost by the CRRC, which finds that Georgians have high hopes but little information about the Association Agreement with the EU. Link: http://bit.ly/1vhBrwa

    Persia-focused cultural site Ajam Media Collective has a feature on the various religious structures of Tbilisi, Church, Synagogue, Mosque, and Zoroastrian Temple. Link: http://bit.ly/1E7Ixd5

    Amos Chapple’s aerial views of European cities- taken from a drone, apparently; features the shoreline in Abkhazia, the Katskhi Pillar in Imereti, and Tbilisi, of course. Link: http://bit.ly/1vCnHhX

    Watch a video by youtube user Gio Jobava, a compilation of summer travels in Georgia using one of those go-pro sticks. Link: http://bit.ly/1mXWK6Y

    A travel blogpost of becoming an alpinist in Chiatura, by one “Saint Facetious.” Link: http://bit.ly/1x5vROX

  2. Where is this Banguey which you speak? I know of Bangui, but never heard of Banguey, please clarify.
    If you are requesting more details on the conflict between the UNM jr-nazis “Free Zone” and “Free Generation”, does it mean that you don’t believe that frog blowhard whore, Gluksman? That would be smart and advisable

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