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Abkhazia offers to treat Donetsk militants

 Donetsk Foreign Minister Alexander Kofman said that its “militia” will be sent for treatment to Abkhazia. The unrecognized republic will also send tangerines to Donetsk, RIA Novosti reports.“We really need tangerines,” said the foreign …

Ex-President Saakashvili’s cameraman is being questioned

Ex-President Saakashvili’s cameraman is being questioned

Tamaz Shavshishvili, the personal cameraman of Georgian ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili, is being questioned at the Chief Prosecutor’s Office regarding the war in South Ossetia in August 2008, Saakashvili’s lawyer Otar Kakhidze says. Investigators are working on the case of genocide and violation of humanitarian law, RIA Novosti reports.The advocate expressed surprise that the cameraman had been summoned for questioning.

Russia and South Ossetia to sign new integration agreement

Russia and South Ossetia to sign new integration agreement

 Russia and South Ossetia are working on a new integration agreement. The document will bring bilateral relations to a qualitatively new level in the military and other sectors, said Boris Chochiyev, the head of the South Ossetian …

Let there be Russian-Georgian dialogue

Let there be Russian-Georgian dialogue

 Let there be Russian-Georgian dialogueRussia and Georgia will be able to continue developing a dialogue in various fields, political analysts Vyacheslav Kovalenko and Nana Devdariani told VK, commenting on the statements made by the …

Georgia last week

An opposition meeting, Bendukidze’s death, new ministers, and Margvelashvili wants backstage politics to end

U.S. fully approves Georgian policy

U.S. Ambassador to Georgia Richard Norland has met new Georgian Foreign Minister Tamar Beruchashvili and expressed full support for Georgia’s foreign policy. He said that the new minister had a clear understanding of the foreign course and the situation in Ukraine. In his words, they discussed Abkhazia and South Ossetia, News Georgia reports.Beruchashvili focused on the participation of Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili in the first session of the Georgia-EU Association Council set for November 17. The PM will then meet NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

South Ossetian president to appear live on Q&A show

South Ossetian president to appear live on Q&A show

South Ossetian President Leonid Tibilov will appear on a live Q&A show with Russian, South Ossetian and foreign journalists. Mass media sent questions to a special phone number and they will be read out on Ir TV and radio, according to Tibilov's spokeswoman Gana Yanovskaya, Res reports. Citizens could send questions by SMS and will have an opportunity to call the studio during the show.

German Foreign ministry confuses Georgia with Abkhazia

German Foreign ministry confuses Georgia with Abkhazia

 The Georgian Foreign Ministry recommended citizens to refrain from visiting South Sudan, Georgia, Libya, Cameroon, Mali, Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Yemen to threats of terrorism and kidnappings. The ministry later clarified that the …

Garibashvili agrees on autonomy for Abkhazia and South Ossetia

Garibashvili agrees on autonomy for Abkhazia and South Ossetia

 The authorities of Georgia agree to provide autonomy to Abkhazia and South Ossetia, but only within the territory of Georgia with a view to the European prospect."I'm convinced that only together with us, with Georgia with European …

Leaders of North and South Ossetia discuss cooperation

 Leaders of North and South Ossetia Taymuraz Mamsurov and Leonid Tibilov met in Nalchik yesterday and discussed development of cooperation between their republics, socio-economic development, Res reports.Mamsurov raised the problem of …