Military
Georgian soldiers celebrated Epiphany in Afghanistan
20 January, 2014
Georgian troops serving in the ISAF mission in Afghanistan celebrated the Orthodox Epiphany at the Leatherneck base
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Irakli Alasania attended Green Berets military training in Vaziani
16 January, 2014
Defense Minister Irakli Alasania and Joint Staff Chief Maj. Gen. Vakhtang Kapanadze inspected a planned training event for Green Berets special forces at the Vaziani Military Polygon on Thursday.
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Irakli Alasania celebrated the old calendar New Year with service members
14 January, 2014
Defense Minister Irakli Alasania celebrated the old calendar New Year on January 14 alongside service members of the 5th Infantry Brigade in Gori.
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Georgian Chief of Joint Staff met his Afghan counterpart
10 January, 2014
Joint Staff Chief Maj. Gen. Vakhtang Kapanadze met his Afghan counterpart as part of his official visit to the republic.
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Irakli Alasania visited renovated Senaki Base
09 January, 2014
Defense Minister Irakli Alasania visited renovated facilities at the Senaki Base housing the 2nd Infantry Brigade to inspect the quality of the renovation work.
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How Georgian soldiers celebrate Christmas in Afghanistan
08 January, 2014
Joint Staff Chief Maj. Gen. Vakhtang Kapanadze joined the Orthodox Christmas celebration on January 7 with the Georgian service members of the ISAF mission in Afghanistan.
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Georgian soldiers celebrate New Year in Afghanistan
03 January, 2014
Georgian service members of the 31st and Batumi Battalions in the ISAF mission celebrated the New Year at the Leatherneck base in Afghanistan.
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Injured Georgian soldiers left for the US for rehabilitation
28 December, 2013
First group of injured service members of the Georgian Armed Forces departed from Tbilisi International Airport in the early hours of Friday to undergo prosthetic treatment
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295 Georgian soldiers are back from Afghanistan
23 December, 2013
Two hundred and ninety-five service members of the Batumi Light Infantry Battalion returned to Georgia from Afghanistan
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Priority: anti-tank and anti-aircraft defense
19 December, 2013
It is necessary to define all the key priorities to bolster Georgia’s defense power. No wonder, then, that the Defense leadership of the country gives the highest importance to strengthening anti-tank and missile systems. Following the bitter August 2008 war experience, the previous authorities tried to enhance the robustness of the Georgian army. But under Russia’s political pressure many countries who in past were always willing to supply the Georgian Army with any kind of armament (though often at inflated prices, and technically inferior) are declining to sell what is needed for defense against rockets and missiles.
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Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Eric Rubin told the Georgian bureau of the Voice of America
The New York Times reports about Georgian movies in the article titled “Independent Nation With Films to Match”.
A premiere of a docudrama “Who killed Ilia” was held at “Amirani” movie theatre. The movie was shot using the archives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and tells about murder of famous Georgian writer Ilia Chavchavadze and his last journey to Saguramo.
The Financial Times reports about “a renaissance in Georgian winemaking”.
“Ex-Fathers” of Georgian Healthcare System cut and shared a single cake. An evening dedicated to a 20-year anniversary of “Curatio” fund was attended by five former Ministers
The New York Times reports about the former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili and his way of life in the US.
“My emotions should weather these hits” – said Giorgi Margvelashvili, President of Georgia, at a talk show “Reaction” by “Imedi TV”.
Property of Mikheil Saakashvili and his family has been seized. A decision on seizure of property of former President and his family was initially made by Tbilisi City Court judge Arsen Kalatozishvili on 29 August.
The first person to buy an iPhone 6 in Perth, Australia, immediately dropped it onto a concrete floor on live TV
Grand the elephant has successfully undergone surgery to remove a portion of infected tusk at Tbilisi Zoo in Georgia, Associated Press reports.
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