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Attacks in Ukraine by Russia-Backed Separatists (January 24)

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of StateWashington, DC January 24, 2015 I join my European counterparts in condemning in the strongest terms today’s horrific assault by Russia-backed separatists on civilian neighborhoods in Mariupol, a peaceful city 25 kilometers outside of the Minsk ceasefire line, using Grad rocket systems and other advanced weaponry. With smoke rising ...
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U.S. Embassy sponsors Armenia-Georgia Cross Border Exercise in Tbilisi (January 23)

On January 21–23, Georgian and Armenian Border Police and Customs officials convened the first of two planning meetings related to a cross-border field exercise that will take place in June 2015.  The exercise, which is being sponsored by the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency with support from the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Department ...
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Ambassador Norland visits New Economic Opportunity (NEO) project beneficiaries near Administrative Boundary Line (ABL) with South Ossetia (January 22)

On January 23, Ambassador Norland and USAID Mission Director Stephen Haykin visited several communities along the ABL with the occupied territory of South Ossetia, where the NEO project, funded by USAID, implemented 15 small-scale infrastructure projects, providing livelihood and rural development assistance to several thousand households. Over the next several months the NEO project will ...
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Ambassador Norland helps commemorate water quality projects in IDP cottage settlement (January 22)

On January 22 Ambassador Norland, USAID, and the Ministry of Refugees and Accommodation commemorated the completion of the rehabilitation of the drainage and storm water discharge systems and the provision of sanitary upgrades for 11 IDP cottage settlements, benefitting 1,867 families.  The USAID-funded Rehabilitation of IDP Cottage Settlements Project invested $8.5 million in Shida-Kartli and ...
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