Partnership Fund buys chunk of Tbilisi for BI, Vashadze leaves Nationals, World Congress of Families get ready for Pilarmonia gig, Nat Bank buys more dollars, voter lists, IRI numbers, Otsneba and Margvel argue on court nominees, Nationals say biz folk forced to pay for Check in Georgia, Geo killed in Ukraine, ABL abduction, deserted villages, CoE rapporteurs, Hahn on visas, bike paths Mziuri, Geo OGP chair, start up funding, animals for Zoo, cop kills sheep fines shepherd, Tokyo Rope invests, workplace deaths, Nobel Partner, MoD stops food imports, no vote on Kosova UEFA, Khardziani arrests, sumo in Tbilisi, fencing win, EU culture cash, Gaprindashvili award, film directors everywhere, three new factories, bit more East West hwy, Geo wine in Paris, Emirates tourists, inflation drop, USAID IDP housing, Rustaveli in Korean, Kasakh flight, femicide draft, same sex marriage bs, Bloss at Frontline

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  1. The MEME this week is a GIF of Confused Travolta meme on an empty Rustaveli avenue wondering where everyone’s gone. Everyone’s left for the village to drink at their relatives’ graves for Easter. Link: http://gph.is/24FlWRn

    Radio Free Liberty/Radio Europe goes to Guria to watch the Easter Lelo game. Link: http://bit.ly/1OjduxN

    RFE/RL also reports from the moving border with South Ossetia. Link: http://bit.ly/1Objokv

    Samsung filmed their commercial for the S7 phone in the Tbilisi Opera House. Link: http://bit.ly/1TxAo5P

    The agricultural census collected by Geostat. Link: http://bit.ly/1O8ZOL3

    The IRI public opinion poll. Link: http://bit.ly/1OjdwWk

    Anna Nemtsova for the Daily Best looks into nuclear material trafficking in Georgia. Link: http://thebea.st/1WKV8fW

    MTV on the history and confusion over the word Caucasian. Link: http://bit.ly/1ZufJ7c

    The AP feature on mother-son shooters Nino Salukvadze and Tsotne Machavariani, who will both be competing at the Rio Olympics. Link: http://bit.ly/1TO5clZ

    BBC Travel provides a guide on how to survive a Georgian supra. Link: http://bbc.in/1TxoRDU

    The Dallas Morning News also explores how to drink and eat in Tbilisi. Link: http://bit.ly/1NnAAIL

  2. What’s with your request for Tbilisi listeners to take photos of World Congress of Families X participants while they’re out and about in the city? Do they have two heads? Obviously Orthodox Christians from Georgia and other countries (inc. the USA) are participating in the Congress.

    On another topic, does the draft femicide bill cover sex-selection abortion of girls?

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