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Tag Archives: Melia
Supreme Court meets in secret re Rustavi 2, Patriarch head of security resigns in widening church scandal, Visa free starts 28 March, Janalidze in Switzerland, US House members visit, EU Energy Community boss visits Tbilisi, Karabakh heats up, Aliyev supports Southern Line, NATO says closing Abkhaz checkpoints bad idea, Abashidze and Karasin spar over recognition, name of second Congo hostage released, Uzbek American held in Batumi for extradition name not released, Israelis say no more Georgian asylum, Girchi not prosecuted for weed plants, Otsneba and presidential elections, 12 Georgians this year abducted on the ABL, Interior Minister buys 100 thousand kilos of chocolate Because, Iran and German tourism up, new 285 mil IMF deal, growth high, Beirut flights, new whiskey, Aerosmith sells out, Kalashnikova wins, Judo two golds, Kobakhidze award, new messed up surveillance law, chess boats, Pmoerantsev in Georgian
Rustavi 2 closure protest, Ilia II back and ok, gov puts gag on poison case, EU ambos endorse visa free, Norway visit, Lavrov BS, Alasania heads to DC, Ed Min becomes Dep PM, Georgian hostage in Congo, Karachay say Ossets aren’t Alans, Gali powwow, Enguri quick closer, 41 parliament millionaires, Mtkvari clean up, Biblus fires video people, Snow shuts western roads, Tbilisi bike path, IMP program, Russians want a pipeline to Iran through Georgia, GOGC spend money oddly, Rooms Batumi, Samepo Telavi, Gatwick Tbilisi flights, parliament mulls point system for drivers and smoke free public spaces, divorce and marriage, Amnesty report, Black Dog, Traktor, new Metro map
Senior priest cyanide arrest conspiracy, immanent Rustavi 2 decision anxiety protests, Ucha law on occupied territory movement, Margvel looks at Security Strategy, new conscripts, guy who wanted to blow up Givi Targamandze gets no jail time, US says no Alania, Vake BMW shooting, Russian bus in Abkhazia gets stoned, Philip Morris gets ginormous fine, Biblus employees ticked off, remittences up, Rustavi Metallurgical exports pipes to EU, WizzAir starts London Kutaisi, Flydubai starts Dubai Batumi, Georgian olive oil, Georgian movies at Berlinale, Kobakhidze replaced in parliament, great new prison law, Janelidze in DC, Georgia 2nd to Trump, Coda on identity, alphabet, Kvanchkhara
Visa free for Abkhaz and Osset Geo passport holders, Court about to decide wether to silence Rustavi 2 special clip, OSCE chair in town Janelidze DC trip, Tibilov furthers Alaniazation, Russian troops in S Ossetia inspected, Batumi Gulen school shut down because Erdogan said so, Maglaperidze kills Public Broadcaster, Kobakhidze on Constitutional Court, Ugulava interview, trans murderer gets 13 years, trans attack in nightclub, Imedi consolidates control of news, Azoti strike, Russian abduction, inflation 4, new hotels, labor problems at Fresco, Geo wine in France, Riga tourism, Glurjidze movie new heights, Rachvelishvili award, veto override judicial law, pedestrians, Muradashvili on Rustavi 2, Navarro on Misha
Misha has party congress, Gov defends Gazprom deal, Russia tries to extradite Georgian from Ukraine gov leaked info to Russia, Womens March Tbilisi, yikes Kobakhidze to Constitutional Court, new Nationals want to observe EPP, Vano leaves parties, Kordzaia number 2 in Republicans, PACE talks about media, EU program on EU, EBRD to go to 300 mil Euro, 34 villages to get shuki and gas, interest rates up 25, ISET on prices, bank deposit numbers, more PAULs, Aerosmith tickets, broadcasting law, court law veto by Margvel, Green faction, Lomsadze in Coda, Ebert on youth, DeWaal on Karabakh war, TI Corruption Perception Index out Georgia does great, 1st Republic book, Izoria in Scandinavia
National Movement finally splits, EU parliament committee voted for visa lib, everybody ticked off at Gazprom deal, State Sec Kerry quick stop, Spain trip, Davos, Tibilov talks crap and SO election 9 April, Usupashvil will start new party oh great, Igor Giorgadzes knickers in a twist, Turkmen oil back, EBRD funds Sadakhlo bridge, imports up 28 percent, remittence numbers, real estate sales up, Chinese buying Poti port from Arabs, Kuwait in Ajara, China wine deal, Batumi Subway, Racha strip works, Zestaponi wind farm coming, childrens hospice, Wekua at Gladstone, femicide bill, NDI numbers, Misha on R2, wool numbers down, lots of Georgia stuff in London
Ugulava unchained, Surveillance group, Grechikha’s kid hits Gvaramia, Vasiko heads Public Broadcaster, Kaladze says cash for Gazprom, Janelidze Turkey Iran, Russians destroy Abkhaz church, GDS shuts down politics, cops pull Girchi weed, EU worries about overstays, Spanish raid Georgian criminals, ABL abduction, Racha Oni park, Italians oversee road, EBRD dam, factories, Fab Labs, helicopter skiing, World Youth Rugby Championship in Georgia, Zaza gets all star votes, Lariazation plan passes, creepy Tovlis Babu video, Kalandadze interviews Damon Wilson, Boyz II Men, Burns Night
Lari drop, cabinet approved, National Movement wrangling, Brussels trip, violence against women demonstration, election problem statement, Tsotne Gamsakhurdia statement, Ajara Supreme Council meets, Paliko leaves Pinecones, Public Broadcaster leadership competition, OSCE on Darknet, Trans attack, TSU protests, forgery ring TSU diplomas, peanuts in hazelnuts export arrest, Spain busts Georgian burglars, PM tells cops to only use flashers in emergency, kids with cancer house, on line gambling regulation, SOCAR may by GOGC stock, frozen chakapuli, alphabet on UNESCO list, movies, infrastructure, Georgian fake Hillary news maker in NYT, Kokoity, Iare Pekhit
PM announces cabinet, Gov says they will fix Avar FGM, Brink in town, Ilia II in Moscow, McCain and Lindsey Graham will visit in Jan on Dont Worry About Trump tour, Margvel says he will fight changing directly elected president, Varsh steps down in Batumi, Karasin says up yours, Chachibaia new top general, Broadcaster and Border Police chiefs step down, Transgender day of remembrance, peacekeepers monument at Krtsanisi, campaign finance numbers, parties to be funded up to twenty, Israel sick of fake asylum seekers, winds, Luftansa strike, Narmania helps cars, Omsbudsman tells Vake pool let women swim, trade up, WB says grown up, Pharmadepot bought, Kiev flights, Lelos beat Samoa, Bidzina sells de Kooning, new Chokhatauri Art Palace, Jr Eurovision win, Will on spas
Misha leaves Odessa starts national party in Ukraine feuds with Bokeria and thinks Trump is smart, Mogherini wants Geo EU visaless, Izoria has an army plan, Georgians protect Germans from Taliban, final CEC numbers, Avar female genital mutilation, Putin wants to subsume Armenian army, NATO exercises, Kumsishvili meets OPIC boss, Patriarch to Russia for birthday party, Kremlin sponsored demos in Kiev, Dekanoidze resigns as Ukraine police chief, Geo for UN tourism spot, Gubaz leaves Forum, Diaspora ministry goes GYLA mad, EU NATO church talks succeed, Petriahsvili attacker sentenced, Tabula TV hiatus, UN livestock deal, lari dive, Trump Tower Batumi and Silk Road Group, 126 new enterprises, gas pipeline, Brandy in Gremi, Double B on Galaktioni, Aerosmith, Annas Life, GeoCapital video
Sandra calls fowl, Free Dems go Otsneba, Krtsanisi shooting, EU visa free update, Pakistan meeting, Rakviashvili Sec of Sec Council, Isoria on draft, Patriotebi new math, fewer ministries, Ukraine and Poland talk WWII start, South Ossets to join Russian army, EU governance reform 30 mil, 3 ABL abductions, soldier death in Kakheti, Geo Manganese lawyer arrested, Larsi closes due to snow, 112 Rustavi office, Tarek food response, Sarpi software glitch, savings down lari loans up, IMF growth numbers, Gardabani plant, TBC insurance, Textile plant in Poti, German trains to Tehran, Rakia fixes Metechi, more right hand drive car drama, tennis win, Poles study Geo wine, Chubabria on homelessness, De Waal Pushkin, Melua, sheep, VOTE
National leaders beat up in Samegrelo, Abkhaz guard shoots Gali man, Otsneba relieved as Mechiauri leaves, renewed student conflicts over Student Gov at TSU, Zika goes north, Lari up as Bank spends yet more dollars, rally on unjust sentencing in Cables Case, Beselia lies to Venice Commission on Constitutional Court case, 4 abducted on ABL, Bollywood in Mestia, OSCE monitors, Georgians in NATO response force, Poti cop Beselia relative arrested, Margvel in Istanbul and Warsaw, more Geo wine in China, media monitoring, EU food safety cash, Iran flights, oil plant in Kulevi, elevator factory in Kutaisi, giant Batumi hotel, Tech institute, Misha R2 interview, Shekvetili venue, livestock security points, Defense Conference, Gogol, Bourdain, hipster barber shop, Jordania, new Dive
UNM rally, Roland off, new IRI numbers, Nat Bank says rate stays same at 4.5%, Geneva talks tense, Nowruz in Marneuli, procs grill ex def min guy, Imedi says Dream pressure, Norway parliament boss visit, NGOs on Industry anti-west talk, PM to Kiev delay, Econ Min on China trade, Dutch investors, State says drug drop, Hep C plan, bacteria warning, interior min firing for Givi Targ info, Batumi mosque plan, university entrance exams, Margvel marches on World Down Syndrome Day, Big Shuakhevi dam loans, Airport top, international prosecutor group says sure fine go after UNM guys, biathlon track in Bakuriani, Lelo’s dominate, manuscript translation, Georigan and Korean sailors, Judo, Zaza Pachulia dominates, eggs in Italy, Donetsk kids visit, UK 28 mil, Georgian opera singers in La Scala, Georgians negative, Gvenetadze confirmed to head Supreme Court
UNM anti-Occupation demo, PM EU NATO charm trip, new #NightOfTheDullKnives appointments, Butba beaten, more Def Min “investigations”, Burjanadze says stuff, ZZ forensic doc dies, Margvel & Alasania chat, Kvitsiani drama, Bagram bombing, prison torture (not videos, now), US Army GEneral visit, Guria Gov says UNM stole his $, Lith FM says EU learn from 2008, Ossets kidnap more shepherds for “fines”, Sokhumi airport, Hep C drug, EU Parl will vote on Geo EU deal, EU NGO bash in Batumi, wind farm, new art school, women entrepreneur $, BI rugby award, blind police site, residence law amended, Margvel says we need institutions, crime
Free Fight on Pekini, fewer Abkhaz crossings, Jankarashvili runs Dream Party, PM notes residence permit probs, BI show plan is back, budget, Mogherini comments, Petriashvili in Brussels, Proc says Erosi not murdered, Geo couple detained in S.O., Russia leaves FLEX, spots to Neighborhood, Geo Lith Nato exercises, Zhvania guards tried, Margvel pardons, UNM council members not allowed in meeting, OSCE parl will meet in Batumi in 2016, GoG learn Geo site, Russia doesn’t want rebel training in Geo, Margvel Forbes interview, Margvel DC trip, Jehovahs Strasbourg win, illegal migrant facility opens, theater director Chkheidze back, Tangerines movie gets another award, new ambulances, Tkibuli earthquake, Iveri LGBT concert delay, vets kids get free MAs, Surami IDPs, 37th mass baptism, kickboxing win, Botti concert, Georgian film in Pusan, pensions
Cabinet Shuffle, ErosiGate, Mayors 2 Aug, Abkhaz abroad vote, Bacho bro in law, Three Internat prosecutors show up, Kurdi gang visit, pensions won’t go up, bus driver dead, Armenian church donnybrook, priest against KazanTip, wine museum, rare vine project, new air traffic control, Russia to punish Georgia for DCFTA, lots of card carriers, 2K old palace in Kareli, Afgan rotation, Homophobe singer repents, English speaking cab drivers, Georigan kids rack up Informatics award, River Island leaves, Margvel shows up for ratification, Sabina Chantouria in Vake Sat.
#ErosiGate, Elections over, Shevy funeral, Strasbourg on anti-theif-in-law law, Procs question Mishas guards, first TBL sak session, Eshba fails Abkhaz exam, 2.8 tons of smack, Chikaidze rumor, Kaladze on R2, prisoners and guards via GYLA, Ergneti to reopen, brother harassed, Abkhaz body swap, fruit to Russia, neo-Lazika, GDS butt drum scandal, new Aspindza dig, Mestia flights, Tusheti chacha khanzi, Mercer says Tbilisi cheap, Corn Island award, DF Watch backs Iakob, pre trial detention to go from 90 to 15 days, exorcism in Kutaisi, Goltz on Shevy, residence visa info
Shevy dies, Gigi jailed, Bishop Bishop Jakob BS, Mayor debate, BI TV show, foreigners ag land, Strasbourg rules for Georgia, Romania ratifies, second round, Rustavi race, Kakha Targamadze spouts off, drunk Poti Otsneba candidate stabs guy, Koridze on pardon comish, new UK Ambo, Dane aid boost, food safety, new lari symbol, Pirosmani grave, police car jack, 26 million bottles export, Natakhtari to Mestia flights, Georgia is safe, visitor drop, disabled tourists, new sports channel, Abkhaz pitch Suarez, Melua tax issues, Burtaoba, Penguins
EU Ass Ag! UNM Baku Airport drama, Pataraia with Margvel, revotes, Narmania’s mom peeks, no MAP yet, Russia relations, Ossets want Union, Ossets rec Lugansk, TI wins foreign ag land case, bonus limits, illegal Dream cash, peace index, trafficking problems re labor inspector, new military strategy, new coast guard base, UNM guys beat up, Australia dumps homophobic soprano, new Ambo from Armo, Frontera says big gas find, construction fraud arrest, prescriptions for antibiotics, new Kiev flights, Russian Orth music, new EU Alumni chair, parking, La Blond on fake demo, Onnik on peace.
Will’s back! Elections, Khajimba, Machavariani, Barroso fleeced, new German, drunk Interior video, Polish asylum offer to Vano, Freedom House, Rikoti landslide, Larsi reopened, president award shift plot, Georgians in Mosul, Kazakh’s split, shady Russian investors, Japanese medical equipment, Navarro Orthodoxizes, priest insults Armenian kid, Arabs kicked out of pool, worker deaths, Archeologist drug, new Kakheti mud resort, Tusheti land tenure, wine numbers, parliament out, Dato and the watermelon, more KazanTip, TBL turnout number.
Krushovkas will go, residence visa changes, Ukraine resolutions, Putin supporters, Obama Garibashvili Nuke chat invite, Russian helicopters, NGOs on wiretapping, Tbilisi budget passed, Vashadze out Melia candidate, Okruashvili Gori Stalin, Kaladze runs campaign, Ugulava recorded, Kez’s accounts frozen, Dagestanis with guns, Norwegian hydro protests, Kezreti mediation, prisoners ticked, e-governance, Tsulukiani on 666, Ambo to Estonia, new GPB seat try, Geo RoL great, FDI up 6%, anti-hail seeding, export to EU tariff free, but garlic quota, Wizz air Kutaisi Budapest 30 Euros in Fall, Dynamo Torpedo fight, Topadze import tax changes, Chancelery now “Admin”, Stalin was analytical because he read tons, St Nicholas on plane, TI Local Gov sheet, Korpus 18
Pamuk in Tbilisi, Crimea & 2008, UNM mayor primary, Bishop Gotsiridze bags US award, Fule in Tbilisi, more Russian barbed wire, Kvitsiani drama, another Vano conviction, French let Kez go, Aslan’s son back, US Human Rights Report, workers rights demo, Law bar mess, constitutional comission, dep culture min case, Guerrilla Gardeners & Studio Monitor re Vake Park restaurant, child poverty, drivers licenses to expire, Israel flights, trade up, Ajara honey to Turkey, inflation 3.5%, BI #270 -Forbes, cliff church, law to fire state employees, Margvel’s Dusheti office, de Waal, Rogin, Bokeria, TI re Post, basket number
1% Law, In Riga BI says EU Pronto, CEC chair Zhvania, Salome still out, US State big guy meets Patriarch, 1st Channel director fired (again), RR boss Bakhtadze PM rumor, French choppers, Adeishvili with Orban, Kvitashvili leads Bakradze’s bid, crime rate up and half amnestied prisoners back in jail. ex MP arrested for drugs, Kutaisi mayor to spend time wit family, Russian diplomat shot in Sokhumi, UNM small change, City wastes Climate 1/2 mill Euro, customs point at Kazbegi, Kartveli Air Show, Kakheti Stalin statues, Misha up Kazbegi, archeology find in Old Tblisi, vetoes, Culture min takes back building permission, foreigners & ag land wrangles, Koba on cohabitation, Georgia happiness, Megrelian mummy, Marathon.
More election BS, debate drama, foreign observers state obvious, Melia sides with voters, US air defence help, US senators, satellites go postal, Carrefour, CEC and ExPats, more NDI/CRRC data, Pankisi, Russian Bildtaphobia, PVTs, cheap busses, visa free EU talks, Davos says Georgia competitive, FDI, HSBC becomes Pasha, Meredova becomes biz ombudsman, basketball, Spain, Featherly-Bean, new de Waal, Khachapuridze query, bank comments, chickens, Batumi flicks, Atlantic Council gabfest 19th DC.