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26 Aug. Friday
25 Parties, 7 Blocs Run in Parliamentary Elections
CEC registered 45 parties, 20 of which plan to form 7 election blocs to run on joint ticket.
25 Aug. Thursday
UNM Makes Ex-First Lady Number 2 on Its Party List of MP Candidates
Sandra Roelofs is also running as UNM’s majoritarian MP candidate in Zugdidi.
Chief of Belarus Security Agency Visits Tbilisi
Agreement on cooperation between the security agencies of the two countries was signed.
List of Majoritarian MP Candidates
Deadline of nominating majoritarian MP candidates for political parties expires on September 8.
24 Aug. Wednesday
NATO NAC to Visit Georgia on Sept.7-8
It will be the fourth visit of ambassadors from NATO member-states to Georgia.
PM Vows to Renew Push for Defining Marriage in Constitution After Elections
He spoke about President’s decision to block referendum on the issue at a government session.
23 Aug. Tuesday
7 Men Sent to Pretrial Detention in Case of Alleged Foiled Attack on Gas Pipeline
All of the arrested men, but one, deny charges, which range from plotting a terrorist act to not reporting crime.
22 Aug. Monday
Security Service Says ‘Terrorist Act’, Targeting Gas Pipeline, Foiled
PM Kvirikashvili said that “a huge disaster” has been prevented.
GDDG Replaces Majoritarian MP Candidate in Khobi
MP Bukia decided to withdraw from race less than a month after he was named as a candidate.
21 Aug. Sunday
Georgia Finishes Rio Olympics with 7 Medals
With 2 gold, 1 silver and 4 bronze medals, Georgia finished 38th in the medal table.
Georgia Takes Olympic Bronze in Freestyle Wrestling
Petriashvili captured Georgia’s 7th medal of Rio 2016 after winning bronze in freestyle 125 kg wrestling.
20 Aug. Saturday
Turkish Navy Ship Joins Search for Two Georgian Army Servicemen Off Adjara Coast
Servicemen of special operations forces are missing since Aug16, when they were diving during training
Georgia Wins Olympic Gold in Freestyle Wrestling
Khinchegashvili gave Georgia its second gold of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
19 Aug. Friday
Local By-Elections for Gamgebeli and Mayor in Six Localities Set for Oct.8
Offices became vacant after GDDG named incumbents as its majoritarian MP candidates.
Ex-First Lady Roelofs Stands for Majoritarian MP in Zugdidi
Wife of Georgia’s ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili will run for MP in Zugdidi municipality as UNM candidate.
18 Aug. Thursday
Opera Singer’s Party Forms Election Bloc with NPC-Girchi, New Georgia, New Rights
“Our door is open for everyone, who shares our visions,” Paata Burchuladze said.
Burjanadze Meets Russia’s State Duma Speaker in Moscow
It was Burjanadze’s fourth visit to Russia for talks with Russian officials since July, 2015.
Burchuladze’s Party Mulls Forming Election Bloc
Election bloc of NPC-Girchi, New Georgia and New Rights Party offered State for People to join forces.
17 Aug. Wednesday
Georgia Wins Olympic Gold and Bronze in Weightlifting
Talakhadze won men’s over 105kg weightlifting with world record, clinching Georgia’s first gold of Rio 2016.
Georgia Takes Olympic Bronze in 66kg Greco-Roman
Shmagi Bolkvadze captured Georgia’s third medal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
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