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Institute for War & Peace Reporting | Caucasus Reporting Service | July 8, 2011

Residents of the Georgian port town of Poti are furious about plans to settle 12,000 refugees in purpose-built accommodation there, saying their arrival will worsen the already catastrophic job situation.

Poti, on the Black Sea, is home to 47,000 people, so the influx will increase the population by a quarter. The first 4,100 are due to arrive in September. (more…)

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News.Az | July 4, 2011

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has told Russian newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta that the alliance supports Georgia’s territorial integrity.

He said in the interview that NATO strongly urged Russia to nullify its recognition of the independence of the Georgian breakaway territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, Georgia’s Rustavi2 TV reported. (more…)

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RIA NOVOSTI | June 8, 2011

Abkhazia and South Ossetia reject the Georgia-sponsored draft UN resolution recognizing the rights of refugees from Georgia’s breakaway regions to return to their homes, an Abkhazian presidential envoy said on Wednesday.

Vyacheslav Chirikba said Georgia was trying to reassert its claim on South Ossetian and Abkhazian territory. (more…)

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By Joseph A. Klein, Canada Free Press

Monday, April 19, 2010

http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/22182

While the United Nations Human Rights Council continues to trump up charges against Israel for defending itself against Islamic extremist terrorists seeking its destruction, the Council continues to ignore real illegal occupation of territory within the democratic nation of Georgia by the Russian Federation. (more…)

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By OLESYA VARTANYAN and MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ

Published: August 4, 2009

TBILISI, Georgia — An explosion in Georgia close to its border with the breakaway region of South Ossetia injured a Georgian teenager on Tuesday, and Georgian and South Ossetian officials traded accusations of cross-border shelling. (more…)

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05 Aug 2009 07:06:25 GMT

Source: Reuters
* Russia backs EU monitors in Georgia
* Lavrov says opposed to U.S. playing a role
* EU, United States aware of Georgia risks, Lavrov says (more…)

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04 Aug 2009 13:22:00 GMT
Source: AlertNet
Marika Kochiashvili

TSEROVANI, Georgia (AlertNet) –

Washing lines hanging from the concrete houses broke the dull conformity of this camp about a 30-minute drive from the Georgian capital, Tbilisi. (more…)

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