Morchadze convicted let off, Christmas trees v tents, Bolton, Hill, and Iran Sanctions Crew visit, Vote 28th a Wednesday ehem, Zurabashvili back after break, threats, ex officers ticked at Zurabashvili, others tell them to pipe down, Bakhtade promises pay offs, Kobakhidze talks dirty, Javakheti attacks on UNM via Mkoyan, budget talks, Make Life Difficult for ExPats Bill hearing delayed, Senior Brit shows up, EU Parliament assessment, CoE says stuff re Local Gov, Norway embassy in Tbilisi this coming year, Zalkaliani in Nordica, Gali printer ink cartridge ran out, no Gali campaigning, TI 11 things, Chechen with RFE/RA not allowed in, foreign trade up 20 points, Delhi and Paris flights, billboards, Pacific standard on Syrians in Sokhumi, Al Jazeera Varshalomidze on history, Guardian on Misha’s taste in buildings

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  1. **The MEME this week comes from a new advertising barrage from the Zurabashvili campaign that includes giant billboards with pictures of Otsneba leaders that say “Principled Election: Not dictators, choose freedom!” The internet has taken these images and replaced the pictures of Kobakhidze and Bidzina with everything from less flattering pictures of them, to Vashadze, to Stalin and John Travolta. Link 1: https://bit.ly/2Fovvlq Link 2: https://bit.ly/2PvYJ6v

    **Pacific Standard wrote about Abkhazian attempts to bolster their claims of statehood by accepting Syrian refugees. Link: https://bit.ly/2DCXqw2

    **A Georgia Al Jazeera English journalist, Tamila Varshalomidze, filmed an episode of their show “Correspondent” about a visit home and the Soviet legacy and “scars” that remain. Episode link: https://bit.ly/2FjKNYH

    **A Guardian article covered “Tbilisi’s Architectural Disasters.” Link: https://bit.ly/2zUHOzM

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