FOREIGN MEDIA ABOUT GEORGIA
2011-02-15Caucasus, Central Asia: Look Who’s Doing the K Street Shuffle
Georgia leads all countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia in the money it spends on lobbyists in Washington, DC, according to a review of US government records.
2011-02-14Georgians Build Ties With Russian Caucasus
TBILISI, Georgia — At 6 p.m. on a recent Tuesday, a satellite news channel financed by the Georgian government went on the air with a palpable air of excitement. Unlike Georgia’s other channels, First Caucasus News was broadcasting in Russian — its target audience includes viewers north of its border, in the mountainous and restive Russian region known as the North Caucasus.
2011-02-11The Influence of U.S. Domestic Politics on BMD Negotiations
An unofficial proposal by four U.S. senators from the Republican Party to put a ballistic missile defense (BMD) radar system in Georgia has drawn praise from Tbilisi and criticism from Moscow.
2011-02-11Tbilisi Gets a Little Help From Its Somali Friends
Back in September 2008, Abkhazia’s de facto deputy foreign minister, Maxim Gunjia, was explaining his plans to lobby other Latin American nations following Nicaragua and Venezuela’s recognition of Abkhazia’s independence.
2011-02-09Georgia Hopes for Merkel’s Assistance
President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili wants to avoid direct confrontation with Russia. He hopes for good contacts between the Chancellor of Germany and Russia, which still occupies part of Georgian territory. Merkel should create an opportunity to start dialogue with Russia.
2011-02-07Homeless in Georgia
OVER the past couple of weeks, a new poster has appeared on Tbilisi’s streets. On the left-hand side, police evict a young family from a building in Tbilisi. Move right, and the picture fades into an image of SS officers deporting Jews.
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