Regional representation in parliament, cop killer found, Pankisi kids in Syria update, Easter pardons, Northern EU FMs visit: visa free may wait, Interpol drops Adeishvili, Russia flights, Margvel and pope, new Japanese word for Georgia, EU and border guards, banks cut interest rates paid, Ucha v Jobs.ge, fiber cables, Georgians say they are religious, GDP forecast cut by IMF, Duch investors, arbitration council seat, MEPs and genocide, IDP money, Brazil visa free, Rasul Jafarov sentences and Ismayilova award, Sergeenko hires Brits, NOW Syrians and Iraqis getting asylum, inflation, AIDS, illegal border crossing in marshutka roof, woman bosses in Georgia, Deda Ena Day, translations for free, Peace Park game, ballet, illegal seizures meet in secret, free lawyers, abandoned Imereti, eleven NYC Geo restaurants!

3 thoughts on “TBLPOD16april2015

  1. The MEME this week is a video of a security officer being secretly being filmed playing piano and revealing a hidden romantic talent. His friend took the video and posted it on youtube, its allegedly had over 15,000 views. Link: http://bit.ly/1CSltvI


    A great new project called sakhli.artefact.ge photographs the abandoned homes of Imereti. Link: http://bit.ly/1HdGwOr

    Paul Salopek has a series for National Geographic called ‘Out of Eden,’ in which he takes a years-long journey walking from the cradle of man in the Rift Valley in East Africa across the world. He makes it to Georgia and investigates the science of wine and its origin. Link: http://bit.ly/1PIV7Fr

    Melik Kaylan writes for Forbes that Russia is planning a new spring offensive in Ukraine. He refers to Georgia in 2008 and siding that it was not Misha’s fault. Link: http://onforb.es/1NYN97q

    In the New York Times, Seth Kugel who previously had travel pieces for Tbilisi and Sighnaghi now writes on travelling in Nagorno-Karabakh. Link: http://nyti.ms/1E85YFV

    Following on the story of the Pankisi boys fighting in Syria, RFE/RL summarizes the role of Kists in IS. Link: http://bit.ly/1FZYt1f

    The Telegraph has a list of Europe’s 16 oldest continually-inhabited cities. Included are Kutaisi and Mskheta in Georgia as well as Yerevan in Armenia. Link: http://bit.ly/1DbYmeG

    The CRRC blog this week looks at whether there is room for a new political party in Georgia, based on NDI data from 2012 to 2014. Link: http://bit.ly/1GRVECr

    DFWatch meets with the Greeks and Armenians living in the Tsalka region about their lives and how they got there. Link: http://bit.ly/1yymbSg

    Read up on one of NYC’s Georgian restaurants in the Village Voice, called We Are Georgians. Link: http://bit.ly/1FR2Zg1

    A short clip on nepotism by TI Georgia. Link: http://bit.ly/1CSlKPg

    Georgian Journal looks at how Lucas Cranach’s painting “The Procuress,” was returned to the state after a ten year search. Link: http://bit.ly/1yA8jHt

    My Georgian Journal and Kviris Palitra column this week is about bringing regions to the Georgian parliament. Link: http://bit.ly/1IkF4bs

  2. Perhaps you should just stick with re-reading old news stories about Georgia, and stay clear of any sports blasts!
    FYI, Bill Belichick is currently in 5th place among all time winningest NFL coaches with 211 , far behind the leader, Don Shula who has 328.
    He is however, the NFL’s all time leader in post season coaching wins with 22. Additionally, he has coached in 6 super bowls, winning 4, which ties him with Chuck Knoll, former Pittsburgh Steeler coach, as the leader in Super bowl wins.

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