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A Banner Day for Leaving — and Coming Closer to — the European Union

Georgians move closer to the EU on the same day as Britain details plans to leave it.

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Georgia’s ‘Pro-Western’ Opposition Party Splits, Georgia’s Pro-Western Ideology Won’t

It's a new day for Georgian politics, but not for its international orientation.

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McCain Doubles Down on Russia Position, ISIS Claims Credit for Istanbul Attack: The Weekend Behind, the Week Ahead

On Eastern Europe, some senators signal they're standing their ground. Plus more to watch in the coming days.

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Georgia and Ukraine Come Closer to ‘European Family’ With Visa-Free EU Travel

For Georgia and Ukraine, it's not just about freer movement. It's also about being freer societies.

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Young Liberals of the Former Eastern Bloc on Trump: ‘We’ve Been There, Done That’

Many young liberals in the United States are calling Trump's election the rise of authoritarianism. But what do their counterparts in the former Eastern Bloc have to say?

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Saakashvili Steps Down

Saakashvili's adventure in Odessa comes crashing to an end.


Tbilisi Says Fight Will Go On After Slaying of Georgian ISIS Commander

BATUMI, GEORGIA -- Hours after the Islamic State confirmed the death of Georgian-born Abu Omar al-Shishani -- one of the group’s most ruthless and influential battlefield commanders -- the top defense official from his country of birth hailed his killing as an important but perhaps fleeting victory in the global fight against the terrorist outfit.

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