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24 Feb. Friday
Armenian PM Meets Georgian Leaders in Tbilisi
PM Karen Karapetyan was on his official visit to Georgia on February 23-24.
President Slams Sergey Lavrov’s Munich Statements
Attempts of radioactive waste transit from the occupied territories were intercepted, Margvelashvili said.
Georgian Citizen Captured by Congolese Rebels
Soso Osurauli, former Georgian serviceman, was working on a private contract in DR Congo.
Georgia Commemorates Chechen and Ingush Deportation
Video conference with a similar event in Ingushetia was conducted, Reconciliation Ministry said.
23 Feb. Thursday
Amnesty: Georgia Lacks Judicial Independence
Amnesty International report documents the state of human rights in 159 countries.
Opposition Calls for Gazprom Deal Disclosure
UNM requested to establish a parliamentary investigative commission.
GEL Appreciates Against USD, EUR
Georgian national currency, Lari (GEL) appreciated to 2.6029 against U.S. Dollar.
22 Feb. Wednesday
Georgia to Re-elect ECHR Nominees
CoE Parliamentary Assembly committee rejected the three Georgia-nominated candidates on January 24.
Georgian Diplomats Comment Lavrov’s Munich Statements
Sergei Lavrov mentioned Georgia as one of the routes that terrorists ‘try to actively use.’
Georgia at UN Security Council Open Debate
The Open Debate on ‘Conflicts in Europe,’ was convened by the Ukrainian Presidency.
21 Feb. Tuesday
Enguri HPP Shut Temporarily
The Enguri hydropower plant will be shut for approximately 14 days, according to the statement.
Patriarch Returns amid Questions on Alleged Murder Plot
Illia II returned to Georgia on February 20, week after the arrest of Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze.
Education Minister Appointed as Deputy PM
Aleksandre Jejeleva will be the third deputy prime minister in Giorgi Kvirikashvili’s cabinet.
Tbilisi Does not Recognize Nagorno-Karabakh Referendum
Nagorno-Karabakh held a referendum on February 20 to adopt the region’s new constitution.
20 Feb. Monday
Free Democrats Party Elects New Leaders
Free Democrats garnered 4.63 percent of nationwide votes in the last parliamentary elections.
Citizens Rally in Support of Rustavi 2
Rustavi 2, Tbilisi-based television channel, is locked in an ongoing ownership dispute.
Georgian PM Meets World’s Leaders in Munich
PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili attended the Munich Security Conference on February 17-19.
18 Feb. Saturday
Rustavi 2 TV Suspends Broadcasting until Sunday
The channel will resume broadcasting after its rally on February 19.
17 Feb. Friday
‘Senior Cleric’ Not a Target, Prosecutors Say
The prosecutors said on February 16 that the alleged murder plot target was not the Orthodox Patriarch.
EU-Georgia Parliamentary Association Committee Meeting in Strasbourg
The Committee expects visa-free travel to become ‘a concrete reality’ during the month of March.
16 Feb. Thursday
NATO-Georgia Commission Meeting in Brussels
NATO Defense Ministers decided to enhance the organisation’s presence in the Black Sea region.
Research: Georgia’s Economic Freedom Index Improved
Georgia is ranked as 13th freest economy in the world and 5th freest in Europe.
15 Feb. Wednesday
Defense Minister to Attend NATO-Georgia Commission
The NATO-Georgia Commission will be held on February 16 as part of the NATO Defense Ministerial.
Defense Ministry Reinstates Conscription
Conscription was annulled in June by former Defense Minister, drawing criticism from the ruling party.
United States Condemns S. Ossetia Referendum
The U.S. will not recognize the results of ‘an illegitimate referendum,’ the Embassy says.
14 Feb. Tuesday
Foreign Minister Concludes Azerbaijan Visit
Georgia’s Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze was on his two-day official visit to Baku.
Man to Serve Conditional Sentence Over Alleged Links to MP Car Blast
Boris Chagunava was arrested soon after the car explosion targeting MP Givi Targamadze.
UNM Demonstration Ends With Detentions
Protesters gathered in front of Tbilisi City Hall to demand ‘fair’ justice over Rustavi 2 ownership dispute.
Georgian Leaders Shocked by Alleged Murder Plot Involving ‘High-Ranking Cleric’
Police arrested Archdeacon Giorgi Mamaladze for plotting the murder.
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