R2 Court says Nika out he stays court changes mind, Mogherini in town, Tiniko in Japan, IMF visit, Georgian Israeli hacker thief, Inashvili demo, cop convicted in Vazaga murder, Japaridze and Paliko launch middle Pine Cones, Vake cops beat lawyer, leaning on Margvel to move, Const Court ends Georgia’s tiny lustration, Gluksman Sr dies, Yunis released wife still in, IFAD boosts ag cash, EU money, BI pays for village internet, Co-investment update, NATO and Geo solo in Lith, Fab Lab, Kazbegi Justice House, Trans murder remembrance, German Gardabani factory, Estonians do e-Governance, China flights, police ten mill lari BoG heist, Partnership fund, more Bitcoin mining, no Abkhaz plates in Ukraine, Six Nations reform, Guria drinks factory, Turtle Lake ropes rehab, movies, Draft ends, Russian phone ad in Tbilisi, Vogue on shoes, gov salaries up again, Barbara Streisand

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  1. The MEME this week is an advertisement by Russian mobile phone provider MTS, showing happy people using the phone around town, and it says service is available in all of Russia. Except — the video is clearly shot in Tbilisi. Link: http://bit.ly/1O6j2x0

    Michael Cecire writes for Foreign Affairs on the political fighting in Georgia, and that Moscow sees it as an opportunity to boost their local allies. Link: http://fam.ag/1HF79i7

    Here’s a link we put without registration: http://bit.ly/1NtOxhD

    Forbes contributor Melik Kaylan argues that the Rustavi 2 de facto takeover and renewed fighting in Eastern Ukraine in November are related events, coordinated by the Kremlin while the world is distracted by Syria. Link: http://onforb.es/1iY6ZXi

    Researchers from the Tolerance and Diversity Institute document that the Georgian state obstructs the construction of new places of worship that are non-Georgian Orthodox. Link: http://bit.ly/1SnCYfG

    The Bloomberg investigation on the Georgian-led bank fraudsters. Link: http://bloom.bg/1kKQaAw

    Joshua Kucera reports for the Bug Pit blog on the International Criminal Court investigation into the August 2008 war, and that there are US-trained Georgian units suspected of war crimes. Link: http://bit.ly/1SMAFnc

    NSS Mag has a gallery on street style at Tbilisi Fashion Week. Link: http://bit.ly/1N0rmRR

    Vogue on street style in Tbilisi. Link: http://vogue.cm/1SnD3jG

    Vogue explores some Georgian footwear designers. Link: http://vogue.cm/1SL9jhi

    Vogue reports on where to shop in Tbilisi, from the opinion of a New York based Georgian designer. Link: http://vogue.cm/1QlfOJt

    Mari Nikuradze reports for Open Democracy on the horrible working conditions in the mining town Chiatura. Link: http://bit.ly/1La5T1j

    Tara Burton reports for the BBC from the Abastumani Soviet-era space observatory. Link: http://bbc.in/1iY77Gg

    The BBC ‘news from elsewhere’ on the Russian mobile phone company passing off Tbilisi as Russia. Link: http://bbc.in/1NOA6tk

    Georgian Journal reports on the growing state budget, even though the government is supposed to be ‘tightening it’s belt.’ Link: http://bit.ly/1lmrleS

    The CRRC looks at the consumption of food items and what people in Georgia restrict what they consume based on budgetary constraints. Link: http://bit.ly/1OHwWJ4

    Nino’s Song: A fictionalised novel that explores the relationship Georgia has with both indigenous and foreign women. Link: http://bit.ly/1MaGBUL

  2. Your snide remark about how BI could be critical of the monstrosity called the Presidential Residence, illustrate where your allegiances still lay. BI’s “palace” or whatever it is, was at least paid for by him, unlike Misha and his cronies using state funds to build the residence, and because of the mysterious questions involved with the amount of, and allocation to, of said funds, shows as much transparency, as the recent statements of the Mishist head of the “hardest working NGO” in the Caucasus.

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