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CONTAINER INFORMATION

Abbreviation

GEO

Website

Georgia

Established

4/9/1991

Discontinued

 

Last Modified

2/3/2005


Institutions

President

Supreme Council

Country

Abkhazia

Adjara

Guria

Imereti

Kakheti

Kvemo Kartli

Mtskheta-Mtianeti

Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti

Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti

Samtskhe-Javakheti

Shida Kartli

South Ossetia

Tbilisi


DESCRIPTION

The Republic of Georgia Sakartvelo Georgia is a southwestern Asian republic, bordering the Black Sea between Turkey and Russia. With its seat in Tbilisi, it is led by a democraticly elected government under the leadership of its president who is both Head of State and Government and the unicameral parliament called the Umaghiesi Sabcho, or Supreme Council. Georgia assumed its independence from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on April 9, 1991. Before it was a state of the Soviet Union, it was a state of Soviet Russia until May 26, 1918. Georgia adopted its current constitution on October 17, 1995.


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MEDIA

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Date

Category

Headline

Contributor

10/2/2012 12:00 pm

Scandal

Inside the Prison That Beat a President: How Georgia’s Saakashvili Lost His Election

Incurious Mongrul

3/14/2010 3:20 pm

General

Mock newscast sparks Georgia panic

ChronoT

5/5/2009 3:00 pm

General

Georgia 'foils Russia-backed coup' on eve of Nato exercises

kal

4/13/2009 4:20 am

News

Georgia Girds for Standoff at Parliament

Jason

9/15/2008 9:00 pm

Analysis

The West Begins to Doubt Georgian Leader

RP

9/8/2008 10:15 pm

General

U.S. Rules Out Unilateral Steps Against Russia

RP

9/2/2008 8:00 pm

News

Saakashvili 'no longer exists' as Georgia's president: Medvedev

Sir Reginald Featherbottom III

8/22/2008 6:00 pm

News

Russians Pull Out Of Key Georgian Towns

RP

8/13/2008 5:00 pm

News

Russia compares conflict to US response to 9/11

Patrick

8/13/2008 12:30 pm

News

Bush sends US troops to Georgia

RP

8/11/2008 6:00 pm

Analysis

U.S. knew Georgia trouble was coming, but couldn't stop it

RP

8/11/2008 12:00 am

News

Violence in 2nd Georgian breakaway territory concerns U.N.

RP

8/12/2008 6:10 am

News

Russia's Medvedev halts military action in Georgia

Andy

8/10/2008 10:00 pm

News

Bush says violence in Georgia is unacceptable

The Sunset Provision

8/10/2008 9:45 pm

Commentary

Ossetian loyalty to Russia goes back as far as 1801

Gaear Grimsrud

8/10/2008 9:00 pm

News

Russia, Georgia clash on land and sea [Russia Georgia conflict]

Gaear Grimsrud

8/11/2008 9:00 pm

News

Georgia pulls troops out of South Ossetia but fighting spreads

Gaear Grimsrud

8/8/2008 8:00 am

News

Russia invades Georgia

Sir Reginald Featherbottom III

5/6/2008 10:00 am

News

Georgia says "very close" to war with Russia

ChronoT

2/3/2005 12:00 am

Press Release

Apparent Gas Leak Kills Georgian Premier

Sir Reginald Featherbottom III

11/23/2004 12:00 am

News

Georgia remembers Rose Revolution

MadViking

11/23/2003 12:00 am

News

Georgian Leader Resigns Amid Protests

User 13

11/22/2003 12:00 am

News

Political chaos grips former Soviet Republic of Georgia

Picimpalious

11/21/2003 12:00 am

News

Georgia's Election Results Reflect Fraud, U.S. Government Says

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11/10/2003 12:00 am

News

Georgian protesters block troops (talking about the country)

Picimpalious


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