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Georgia summons ex-president Saakashvili for questioning, threatens intl arrest warrant
The Prosecutor General's Office of Georgia intends to question former president Mikhail Saakashvili as a witness in a number of criminal cases. After resigning Saakashvili left Georgia last November and currently lives and lectures in the US.

22.03.2014 09:49

​How Indian support for Russia has evolved from Georgia to Ukraine
India’s unambiguous support to Russia on the Ukraine issue has not happened overnight. It has taken years for India to muster the courage to take on the West and support its tried, tested and trusted friend, Russia.

21.03.2014 10:09

‘Crimea is now part of Russia, the West has to come to terms with that’
Claiming that Crimea is part of Ukraine is the same as Serbia arguing that Kosovo is not really separated from it, Gregory Copley, editor of Defense & Foreign Affairs, told RT.

20.03.2014 11:22

Putin ready to meet with Georgian leader, wishes neighbors success at Olympics
Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed readiness to meet with his Georgian counterpart, if he wishes to, for the first time since relations between the states deteriorated after the 2008 war.

11.02.2014 03:05

Ukraine bans foreigners for ‘security reasons’ as protests continue
Ukraine has temporarily banned a number of foreign citizens from entering its territory over “national security” concerns. The move comes amid ongoing mass rallies, with thousands of pro-EU demonstrators demanding the government’s resignation.

25.12.2013 11:50

Ruling coalition candidate Margvelashvili wins Georgia's presidential election
Georgian Dream party's Georgy Margvelashvili from ruling coalition won the presidential election in Georgia with 62.11 percent of the vote, the central election commission announced on Monday with 100 percent of the vote counted.

27.10.2013 16:04

Saakashvili era ends as Georgia elects new president
After a decade of controversial rule, Mikhail Saakashvili is set to step down after Georgians elect their new president Sunday. Once a popular and powerful head of state, he steps down from a post that has been largely reduced to ceremonial functions.

27.10.2013 10:55

‘Homo Georgicus’: Georgia skull may prove early humans were single species
A 1.8 million-year-old skull found in Georgia could turn current understanding of evolution on its head. A new study claims that early man did not come from Africa as seven species, but was actually a single ‘homo erectus’ with variations in looks.

18.10.2013 13:07

Olympic boycott drive resurfaces in Georgia ahead of election
Calls are rising again in Georgia to boycott the Winter Olympic Games in Russia’s Sochi. The issue, which seemed to have been buried with President Mikhail Saakashvili’s decline from power, resurfaced ahead of next week’s presidential election.

17.10.2013 08:50

Russian UN delegates walk out over Saakashvili’s ‘Russophobic and anti-Orthodox’ speech
The anti-Russian and anti-Orthodox character of the Georgian president’s speech at the UN General Assembly forced the Russian delegation leave the room, Russia's Permanent Mission to the United Nations said in a statement.

25.09.2013 22:57

Brawl erupts in Georgia over diplomatic ties with Russia
Scuffles have broken out in the center of the Georgian capital at a rally aimed at restoring Tbilisi’s diplomatic ties with Russia, after activists from a Western-positioned NGO tried to sabotage the action.

24.09.2013 22:27

Russia to continue helping South Ossetia, Abkhazia – Putin
The Russian President has congratulated the leaders of the two republics on the fifth anniversary of international recognition of independence, and promised future aid and support from Russia’s side.

26.08.2013 13:19

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