Thursday, 23 March 2017
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US condemns dispersal of gay pride parade in Tbilisi 2013-05-21 16:13 The U.S. has condemned the crackdown of the action of sexual minorities, held on May 17 in Tbilisi.
Georgian-Russian relations to be discussed at the meeting of NATO-Georgia Commission 2013-05-21 13:38 Georgian-Russian relations will be discussed at a meeting of NATO-Georgia Commission to be held at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on May 22.
Burjanadze intends to run for president 2013-05-21 12:53 On May 20, Representative National Assembly named its candidate for the president of Georgia - Nino Burjanadze.
Saakashvili believes Russia will recall recognition of Abkhazia 2013-05-21 12:18 Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has expressed confidence that Russia might soon abolish the recognition of the independence of Abkhazia.
Vano Merabishvili arrested
Former Interior Minister and current Secretary General of the "United National Movement" Vano Merabishvili arrested in Georgia. The arrest took place immediately after the interrogation in the District Prosecutor's Office of West Georgia, in the city of Kutaisi.
Against depravity = against NATO?
Pogrom of the action against homophobia in the center of Tbilisi has shown how aggressive people can be when they know about support of the Church. But the assessment of these manifestations of religious fanaticism by the very GOC is ambiguous. Part of the clergy says that such actions of "defenders of the Church" can cause a lack of confidence on the part of the population in the institution, which, according to recent polls, is the most popular among the Georgians. The U.S. has already criticized the pogrom at the LGBT action. So is there a danger of religious fundamentalism in Georgia? And can it become an obstacle to the country's way into NATO?
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