Oct 22, 2014

Japan to use English name for Georgia, not Russian

The government has decided to change the way it refers to the country of Georgia in Japanese, and will stop using a pronunciation derived from the Russian language, an official said. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to notify visiting Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili ...

S. Carolina upsets No. 6 Georgia

Sep 14, 2014

S. Carolina upsets No. 6 Georgia

Todd Gurley is done looking ahead after all that cost No. 6 Georgia this week. The star tailback had 131 yards and a touchdown, yet didn’t have the ball at the most crucial moments as the Bulldogs fell to No. 24 South Carolina 38-35 ...

Jul 8, 2014

Shevardnadze's lessons for the West

by Leonid Bershidsky

Eduard Shevardnadze, the former Soviet foreign minister and Georgian president who died Monday at 86, was not an effective leader, but if Western leaders had paid closer attention to what he said when he was alive, they would have been better prepared for today's ...

Georgia wineries return to their roots

Jul 1, 2014

Georgia wineries return to their roots

In his wine shop hidden down a labyrinth of narrow streets in Georgia’s Black Sea port of Batumi, Gela Danelia stares with rapture as sunlight refracts through a glass of his garnet-red produce. “I only produce some 8,000 bottles per year but what is ...

Leader of Georgia rebel region Abkhazia resigns

Jun 2, 2014

Leader of Georgia rebel region Abkhazia resigns

The leader of Georgia’s breakaway region of Abkhazia, Alexander Ankvab, announced Sunday that he would resign after days of political upheaval on Russia’s southern flank. “I am resigning from the post of the president of the Republic of Abkhazia” with a view to maintaining ...

Georgian envoy eager to enhance cultural exchanges

Apr 1, 2014

Georgian envoy eager to enhance cultural exchanges

Levan Tsintsadze, Georgia’s ambassador to Japan since December, said his mission is to promote active cooperation in science and culture between his country and Japan. While the two countries have enjoyed strong bilateral ties since 1992, Tsintsadze said the mountainous country, which is the ...