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UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 20, 2013.
By United Press International

EU keeping close tabs on Georgia

TBILISI, Georgia, July 9 (UPI) -- Georgia is expected to showcase its commitment to the values embraced by the European Union, the European commissioner for neighborhood policy said.

U.S. has concerns about justice in Georgia

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- Authorities in Georgia are called on to ensure charges against former government officials aren't politically motivated, the U.S. State Department said.

EU wary of selective justice in Georgia

BRUSSELS, May 22 (UPI) -- European officials said they would keep close tabs on legal proceedings against former Georgian political leaders accused of corruption.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012.
By United Press International

Tough love from Ashton after Tbilisi trip

TBILISI, Georgia, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Leaders in Georgia are called on to honor to spirit of European democracy by ensuring there's no sense of selective just there, a visiting European leader said.

EU courts Georgia's new leaders

TBILISI, Georgia, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- The European Union looks forward to developing a strong working relationship with the new government in Georgia, an official said from Tbilisi.

Georgia's new Cabinet unveiled

TBILISI, Georgia, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The leader of the Georgian Dream slate, winner of Oct. 1 parliamentary elections, announced his list of candidates for a new government in Georgia.

Make or break day for Georgia's president

TBILISI, Georgia, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Monday could be a make or break day for a president in Georgia accused of monopolizing power since the 2004 Rose Revolution, an analyst said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday Dec. 20, 2011.
By United Press International

Atlantic Eye: A Georgian rose half-opened

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- "He is charming, but glib. Saakashvili needs to step up to the plate if the Rose Revolution is to meet its promise. It is not enough to want to be in the European Union. You have to meet standards of democracy. That is his challenge," a ranking Democrat wrote to me in response to the presidential election results in the Republic of Georgia.
MARC S. ELLENBOGEN, UPI International Columnist

Saakashvili claims victory in Georgia

TBILISI, Georgia, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Georgia President Mikheil Saakashvili has claimed re-election in polls that European election monitors say were largely democratic.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007.
By United Press International

Analysis: Georgia's emergency and oil

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- On Nov. 7 Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili declared a 15-day state of emergency; the announcement is ominous for energy markets.
JOHN C.K. DALY, UPI International Correspondent

Saakashvili makes an error

MOSCOW, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Mikhail Saakashvili has shown his country and the world what he believes Georgian democracy should be: He dispersed the protesters with water cannon, rubber bullets and teargas; introduced a state of emergency and banned opposition television.
YELENA SHESTERNINA, UPI Outside View Commentator

Arctic oil competition rages

MOSCOW, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The Arctic is rapidly becoming a scene of "competition and conflict for access to natural resources."
MAXIM KRANS, UPI Outside View Commentator

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007.
By United Press International

Georgia president buried again

TBILISI, Georgia, April 1 (UPI) -- The body of the first president of Georgia after the breakup of the Soviet Union was reburied Sunday in the capital city of Tbilisi 14 years after his death.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006.
By United Press International

Russia hints of more Georgia sanctions

MOSCOW, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The speaker of Russia's lower house of parliament says Moscow has not used all of its punitive measures against Georgia in a week-long diplomatic feud. Speaking to reporters outside the Duma in Moscow, Speaker Boris Gryzlov said travel bans and mail suspe

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 29, the 241st day of 2006 with 124 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 20, the 354th day of 2005 with 11 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Aug. 29, the 241st day of 2005 with 124 to follow.
By United Press International

Bush heaps praise on Georgia

TBILISI, Georgia, May 10 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush was met by cheers from tens of thousands of people Tuesday in the former Soviet republic of Georgia's capital, Tbilisi.
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