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Audit Service studied the expenses of President's Reserve Fund
The State Audit Service has studied the expenses of President's Reserve Fund.State Agency for Financial Control applies to the Presidential Administration with recommendations regarding the 2015-2016 expenses.  State Audit Service focuses on projects financed from the Fund, among them the largest sum was allocated for the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs (GIPA).
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Society
No To Russian Fascism! - The rally organized by European Georgia has finished
No To Russian Fascism! - The rally organized by European Georgia has finished with fireworks at Agmashenebeli Avenue. According to the Leaders of European Georgia, fascism must end in Georgia. 
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Conflicts/Terrorism
A rally will be held at the occupation line in the village of Karapilla today
The participants of the rally against occupation will arrive at the occupation line today,  in the village of Karapila, Kaspi district. According to the organizer of the rally, Davit Katsarava, they will discuss the patrolling plan at the occupation zone from July 25. According to the organizers, the aim of the actions is de-occupation for Georgia and the involvement of the international community in resolving this issue. 
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incident
Fire at Mamisashvili Street
Fire is reported to be raging at one of the houses at Mamisashvili Street in Tbilisi. Six fire-fighting brigades are working at the disaster scene as Emergency Situations Management Agency told Public Broadcaster. 
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Conflicts/Terrorism
Occupational regime marks border with arable land at Karafila village
The occupational regime marked the so-called border with arable land in Karafila village, Kaspi fistrict of Shifa Kartli region. Russian soldiers began border-marking works last evening. The lines with arable land are made at Orchosani village as well. A representative of Kodistskaro village confirms the information. 
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Politics
Candidate for post of Tbilisi Mayor of European Georgia to hold protest
Elene Khoshtaria, a candidate for post of Tbilisi Mayor of European Georgia in the forthcoming local self-governance elections will hold a protest with slogan “No to Russian Fascism in Georgia” at Aghmashenebeli Avenue in Tbilisi today. Khoshtaria distributed flyers to locals together with volunteers and called on them for joining the activity. Khoshtaria said that the Georgian society should not give the right to marginal groups to talk on behalf of Georgian people. 
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Military
Honorable Partner 2017 Training to be held
Multinational Training "Honorable Partner 2017” will be held from July 30 to August 12 at Vaziani military airdrome, polygon and Norio training base. More than 2800 soldiers will participate in the training. Multinational Training "Honorable Partner 2017” is not directed against any state, - Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria said at a press conference today, when answering a question of whether Georgia was expecting provocations from Russia."Such exercises are not directed against any country, it aims to increase the interoperability among partners and to strengthen the region’s security. We welcome the involvement of our neighboring country Armenia. The goal of the training is to strengthen peace and security in the region,” Izoria said. 
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Politics
US Department of State - Georgia continued to enhance its counterterrorism legislation and now has a substantial legal framework for prosecuting terrorism-related offenses
“Georgia, a longstanding member of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, continued its strong engagement with the United States across a range of counterterrorism-related issues and remained a solid U.S. global security partner", - says the US Department of State's Country Reports on Terrorism 2016. "In August, Tbilisi City Court convicted ISIS fighter Davit Borchashvili to 12 years in prison for being a member of a terrorist organization and participating in terrorist activities. Georgian authorities continued to work toward greater information sharing with U.S. and regional counterparts on security issues. Georgia also made progress implementing a domestic program to counter violent extremism.” “Georgia has improved its overall border security, in part due to its goal of attaining visa-free travel to the European Union. Nonetheless, Georgia’s lack of control over the Russian-occupied territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, its lack of diplomatic relations with Russia, and the country’s harsh terrain limited its ability to secure its borders. Law enforcement uses cameras, terrorist watch lists, and advance passenger name records to help detect potential terrorist movement at ports of entry; however, more comprehensive biometric and biographic screening at ports of entry and the implementation of standard operating procedures for dealing with suspicious individuals would enhance this capability. With significant U.S. support, the Georgian Coast Guard is better equipped to patrol the country’s maritime borders, with the exception of Russian occupied Abkhazia’s coastline. The U.S. government continued to enhance the Georgian government’s ability to detect and interdict weapons of mass destruction. Georgia shares cross-border terrorism-related information with its southern neighbors – Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Turkey – through police attachés and working-level interaction at border crossings”, says the report.“Georgia continued to enhance its counterterrorism legislation in 2016 and now has a substantial legal framework for prosecuting terrorism-related offenses. In line with UN Security Council resolution 2178, the government in 2015 changed its Criminal Code and other relevant legislation to criminalize foreign terrorist fighters and the incitement of terrorist acts. These amendments built on changes to the Criminal Code in 2014 that criminalized participation in international terrorism, recruitment for membership in a terrorist organization, and
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Society
Project of Tbilisi General Plan to be ready in September
The complete project of Tbilisi Development General Plan will be presumably ready in September, Mamuka Salukvadze, Head of City Institute Georgia said. According to Salukvadze, public discussions are launched. Priorities in the plan go to transport infrastructure, greening and ecology. Corrections can be made to the plan in case of objective remarks. 
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