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

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  1. The MEME this week is a video of actor Ryan Reynolds in Moscow, promoting his new movie Deadpool at a press conference. He asks the audience to tell him the funny sounding Russian food for him to use to quote his movie character, and the journalists suggest khatchapuri, and he says, it’s time to make a “khatcha-fucking-puri.” Link: http://bit.ly/20a3voY

    In The Washington Post, Michael Hikari Cecire offers a counter-argument to those who say that Georgia is still solidly pro West. He says Georgians are turning more and more towards Russia — and to watch out for this year’s October elections. Link: http://wapo.st/20a3yBd

    Will Dunbar went to Gori for the Calvert Journal to see the Stalin museum — and to examine how different camps in Georgia feels about its ‘native son’ and his legacy. Link: http://bit.ly/1WPW80y

    The BBC writes on the approval from the ICC to investigate war crimes of the August 2008. Link: http://bbc.in/1WQM1bT

    IWPR looks at why the IDPs in Georgia still live in poor conditions almost twenty years later; many don’t know how to access state programs. Link: http://bit.ly/1nC421W

    Andrew North for The Guardian looks at the reopening of the Tbilisi opera house and its history. Link: http://bit.ly/1TnH1vC

    Agenda.ge has some Georgian posters for Shakespeare plays that were included in the Presenting Shakespeare catalogue. Link: http://bit.ly/1KJc25Z

    In Eurasianet, Giorgi Lomsadze looks at a particular incident continuing the culture feud between Georgia and Armenia. Link: http://bit.ly/1PmeBQY

    A book now in English by Polish scholars called ‘Veiled and Unveiled in Chechnya and Dagestan.’ Link: http://bit.ly/1NEyUn4

    A video of guys snowboarding on the streets of Batumi. Link: http://bit.ly/1RQadvJ

    Vice’s Munchies channel goes nuts over khatchapuri. Link: http://bit.ly/1nrvBdz

    Mashable reports on how Zaza Pachulia strangely almost made it into the NBA All Star game. Link: http://on.mash.to/1OTzaCL

    There is a new podcast on Georgia by Chai Khana, it’s called Taxi Taxi, available on ITunes. Link: http://apple.co/1TqKBVE

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