Daily Archives: August 13, 2015

One Georgian detained on South Ossetia border

By | August 13th, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Russian soldiers a few days ago detained another Georgian for violating the border with breakaway South Ossetia. Mamuka Samkharadze (36) was out collecting firewood near the village Kirbala, which borders on the breakaway region. […]

Foreign trade down 14%, exports 24%

By | August 13th, 2015|Categories: Economy|

(DF Watch) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s foreign trade turnover in the first half of 2015 was 14 percent less than last year, according to preliminary figures from Georgia’s National Statistics Department, GeoStat. According to the short monthly report, Georgia’s foreign […]

Two defense officials accused of corruption given their jobs back

By | August 13th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

Irakli Alasania. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Two Defense Ministry employees who are awaiting trial for embezzlement of state money have been given their jobs back. Giorgi Lobzanidze and Archil Alavidze were released in June along with three colleagues after spending about […]