The world's earliest evidence of grape wine-making has been detected in 8,000-year-old pottery jars unearthed in Georgia, making the tradition almost 1,000 years older than previously thought, researchers said Monday
In the former Soviet state of Georgia is a sprawling open-air hardware store called the Eliava. Vendors there sell building materials, tools and machinery — much of it from Soviet days and Russian-made.
Georgians have been watching the power of grassroots groups in the Middle East — and recently in Ukraine — to bring down dictators. So they figure they can protect their urban green spaces, starting with one park.
Soviet leader Joseph Stalin was one of the most murderous dictators of the 20th century. And yet, 60 years after his death, he remains popular in some former Soviet republics - especially in his own nation of Georgia.
The former Soviet Republic of Georgia is just starting to offer jury trials on a limited basis, but most Georgians are unfamiliar with the concept. So Americans are playing a role in helping Georgians get ready. Reporter Mary Stucky has some examples.
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