Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe


UNITED STATES HELSINKI COMMISSION

An independant agency of the United States Government charged with monitoring and encouraging compliance with the Helsinki Final Act and other commitments of the 55 countries participating in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

Georgia


2014

  • Jul 18, 2014

    Stephen Blank (Senior Fellow) - American Foreign Policy Council Testimony
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  • Jul 9, 2014

    Chairman Cardin floor statement on 2014 OSCE PA Annual Session Statement
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  • Jul 7, 2014

    Cardin, Smith advance security and human rights during annual meeting of European parliamentarians Press Release
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  • May 6, 2014

    Eurgen Carpov (Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Reintegration) - Government of Moldova Testimony
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  • May 6, 2014

    Paul Globe (Editor) - Window on Eurasia Testimony
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  • May 6, 2014

    Georgia 2008, Ukraine 2014: Is Moldova Next? Briefing
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2012

  • Sep 20, 2012

    Commission Hearing on Georgia Event
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  • Sep 18, 2012

    Commission Hearing on Georgia Press Release
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  • Sep 14, 2012

    “Georgia’s Parliamentary Election: How Free and Fair Has the Campaign Been, and How Should the U.S. Government Respond?” Press Release
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  • May 22, 2012

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold briefing on elections in the Caucasus Press Release
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  • Feb 28, 2012

    Live Webcast and Witness added: U.S. Helsinki Commission to hold Hearing on Missing Persons with Queen Noor Press Release
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2011

  • Dec 7, 2011

    Briefing on the Caucasus Event
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  • Dec 7, 2011

    Conflicts in the Caucasus: Prospects for Resolution Hearing
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  • Nov 30, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission to Hold a Briefing on Conflicts in the Caucasus Press Release
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  • Aug 9, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Calls on the Russian Federation to Withdraw from Georgia Press Release
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  • Jul 29, 2011

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Welcomes Recognition of Romani Victims of Nazi Genocide; Urges Other European Nations to Act Press Release
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  • Jul 28, 2011

    U.S. Policy and the OSCE: Making Good on Commitments Hearing
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2010

  • Nov 30, 2010

    Cardin: OSCE Summit an Opportunity for Clinton, Kazakhstan on Human Rights Press Release
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  • Nov 15, 2010

    Watch now: The Helsinki Commission Story Press Release
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  • Nov 1, 2010

    OSCE 2010 Informal Ministerial: Kazakhstan Persistence earns a Summit in Astana Article
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  • Sep 22, 2010

    Senate Committee Passes Cardin, Boxer, Brownback Bill Addressing Child Trafficking Press Release
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  • Aug 3, 2010

    Commission Marks 35 Years of Helsinki Final Act Press Release
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  • Aug 2, 2010

    Statement on a resolution marking the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jul 27, 2010

    Copenhagen Anniversary Conference: 20 Years of the Copenhagen Document Article
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  • Jun 14, 2010

    Legislation, Leadership Needed to Fight Human Trafficking Press Release
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  • Jun 9, 2010

    OSCE Representative Cites Threats to Free Media Statement
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  • May 10, 2010

    Helsinki Commission Video Promotes Multilateral Approach to Security Press Release
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  • May 4, 2010

    Commissioners Call for Political Leadership to Prevent Inter-Ethnic Conflicts Press Release
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  • May 4, 2010

    Mitigating Inter-Ethnic Conflict in the OSCE Region Hearing
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  • May 4, 2010

    Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Event
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  • Apr 27, 2010

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Inter-Ethnic Conflict Press Release
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  • Apr 22, 2010

    Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Event
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  • Apr 19, 2010

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Revenue Transparency and Human Rights Press Release
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  • Apr 14, 2010

    Statement of Chairman Cardin after Meeting with President of Georgia Press Release
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  • Feb 2, 2010

    Commission Calls for Kazakhstan to Lead OSCE by Example Press Release
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  • Jan 28, 2010

    ROOM CHANGE: Hearing on Kazakhstan’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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2009

  • Dec 30, 2009

    Corruption: A Problem that Spans the OSCE Region and Dimensions Article
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  • Nov 4, 2009

    “Where Walls Still Stand” -- Commission Marks 20th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall Press Release
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  • Oct 28, 2009

    Hearing on U.S. Policy toward OSCE Event
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  • Oct 22, 2009

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on U.S. Policy Toward OSCE Press Release
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  • Sep 17, 2009

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Statement upon Administration Decision on Missile Defense Press Release
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  • Jul 13, 2009

    Commission to Hold Hearing on Iran and its OSCE Neighbors Press Release
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2008

  • Nov 19, 2008

    Georgia Rebuilds: After the August Conflict with Russia, Political and Economic Challenges Remain Article
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  • Nov 18, 2008

    Report on the OSCE’s 2008 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Article
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  • Sep 26, 2008

    Hastings Calls for Non-Recognition of International Territorial Changes Brought by Force Press Release
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  • Sep 10, 2008

    Helsinki Commission: U.S. Will Not Recognize Russia’s Dismemberment of Georgia Press Release
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  • Sep 10, 2008

    Russia, Georgia, and the Return of Power Politics Hearing
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  • Sep 10, 2008

    Hearing on Russia’s Armed Intervention into Georgia Event
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  • Sep 9, 2008

    Introduction of the Republic of Georgia Enhanced Trade Assistance, Economic Recovery, and Reconstruction Act of 2008 Statement
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  • Sep 9, 2008

    Hastings Introduces Legislation to Aid the Republic of Georgia Press Release
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  • Sep 5, 2008

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Russia’s Armed Intervention into Georgia Press Release
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  • Aug 11, 2008

    OSCE 101: Briefing for Civil Society Press Release
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  • Aug 11, 2008

    Helsinki Commission Co-Chairmen Condemn Russian Assault on Georgia Press Release
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  • Jul 21, 2008

    Georgians Return to Polls to Elect New Parliament as Political Polarization Persists Article
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  • Apr 21, 2008

    U.S. Helsinki Commission Troubled by Russia’s Move to Strengthen Ties with Separatists Regions of Georgia Press Release
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  • Mar 4, 2008

    NATO Enlargement and the Bucharest Summit Hearing
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  • Mar 4, 2008

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on NATO Englargement Event
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  • Feb 27, 2008

    Finnish OSCE Chairman-in-Office Outlines Priorities, Challenges for 2008 Article
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  • Feb 26, 2008

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on NATO Enlargement Press Release
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  • Feb 6, 2008

    Georgia in 2008: Elections or Street Politics? Hearing
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  • Feb 6, 2008

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Ramifications of Presidential Elections in the Republic of Georgia Event
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  • Feb 1, 2008

    Georgia’s Extraordinary Presidential Elections, A Competitive First Article
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  • Feb 1, 2008

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Ramifications of Presidential Elections in the Republic of Georgia Press Release
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  • Jan 25, 2008

    The Madrid Ministerial Council Article
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  • Jan 4, 2008

    Hastings to Meet with Finland’s Foreign Minister Kanerva on Georgian Elections Press Release
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2007

  • Dec 27, 2007

    Hastings to Lead OSCE Election Observation Mission in the Republic of Georgia Press Release
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  • Nov 27, 2007

    Rep. Hastings to Hold Roundtable with Journalists at OSCE Ministerial Council in Madrid Press Release
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  • Nov 13, 2007

    Helsinki Commission Leadership Expresses Deep Regret Over Violence in Georgia Press Release
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  • Oct 31, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing Examining Security in the 21st Century Press Release
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  • Jun 20, 2007

    Helsinki Commission to Hold Hearing on Energy Security in the OSCE Region Press Release
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  • Apr 25, 2007

    The Crying Sun Event
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  • Apr 23, 2007

    The Crying Sun Press Release
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2005

  • Nov 8, 2005

    U.S. Helsinki Commissioners Express Disappointment in Azeri Elections Press Release
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  • May 31, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Chair Lauds Russia's Commitment to Withdraw Troops from Georgia Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2005

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Security and Human Rights Challenges in Europe and Beyond Press Release
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  • Mar 1, 2005

    Resolute in Russia Press Release
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  • Jan 25, 2005

    Nomination of Condoleezza Rice to be Secretary of State Statement
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  • Jan 13, 2005

    Democracy in the CIS Press Release
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2004

  • Nov 20, 2004

    Democratization in Central Asia Statement
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  • Oct 15, 2004

    Briefing Surveys Human Rights of Russia's Roma Population Article
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  • Aug 12, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Examines Religious Freedom in the Caucasus Article
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  • Jul 21, 2004

    Briefing: Religious Freedom in the Caucasus Briefing
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  • Jul 16, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Reviews Religious Freedom in the Caucasus Press Release
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  • Jul 1, 2004

    Georgia's "Rose Revolution" Article
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  • Mar 24, 2004

    Commission Leaders Welcome Arrest of Caustic Georgian Cleric Press Release
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  • Mar 23, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Briefing Highlights OSCE’s Military Dimension of Security Article
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  • Mar 2, 2004

    Helsinki Commissioners Eager to Work with Georgian President to Uphold Rights Press Release
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  • Feb 26, 2004

    Hearing: The Bulgarian Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Feb 19, 2004

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Bulgaria’s Leadership of the OSCE Press Release
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  • Feb 11, 2004

    Briefing: OSCE's Contribution to European Security Briefing
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  • Feb 10, 2004

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem Press Release
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  • Feb 4, 2004

    Briefing Reviews OSCE Work on Combating Terrorism, Controlling Arms Transfers & Encouraging Military Transparency in Europe Press Release
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  • Jan 16, 2004

    Strong Substance, Potent Politics Mark Historic Maastricht OSCE Ministerial Council Article
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2003

  • Dec 3, 2003

    Commission Hearing Looked Ahead to Maastricht Ministerial Article
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  • Nov 26, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Reviews OSCE Dutch Leadership Article
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  • Nov 23, 2003

    Flawed Elections in the Caucasus Statement
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  • Sep 9, 2003

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Sep 4, 2003

    U.S. Policy Under Review by Helsinki Commission Press Release
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  • Sep 3, 2003

    Hearing: The Dutch Leadership of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Aug 1, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Examines Plight of Internally Displaced Persons Article
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  • Jun 26, 2003

    Combating Torture and Assisting Victims of Torture Statement
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  • Jun 10, 2003

    Hearing: Internally Displaced Persons in the Caucasus Region and Southeastern Anatolia Hearing
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  • Jun 5, 2003

    No Place Like Home Plight of Internally Displaced Focus of Helsinki Commission Hearing Press Release
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  • May 23, 2003

    Helsinki Commission Members Seek Broad Human Rights Dialogue for Bush Meetings with European Leaders Press Release
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  • May 23, 2003

    Full Text of Helsinki Commission Letter to President Bush Press Release
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  • May 8, 2003

    Violence Again Overrules Order in Georgian Court; Helsinki Commission Members React Press Release
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  • Apr 9, 2003

    President Shevardnadze’s Statement Welcomed, but Action also Needed Statement
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  • Mar 12, 2003

    Disturbing Developments in the Republic of Georgia Statement
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  • Feb 10, 2003

    Moscow Should Engage the OSCE in Resolving the Chechen Problem (Russian) Article
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  • Jan 15, 2003

    Hearing Surveys Human Rights in Republic of Georgia Article
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2002

  • Dec 31, 2002

    Democracy and Human Rights Trends in Eurasia and East Europe: A Decade of Membership in the Organization (Report Only) Article
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  • Dec 13, 2002

    Commission Staff Meet with Georgian Officials while Religious Persecution Persists Article
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  • Oct 18, 2002

    Shevardnadze Urged to Act on Violence Against Congregations Press Release
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  • Oct 15, 2002

    Briefing: Intolerance in Contemporary Russia Briefing
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  • Oct 10, 2002

    Hearing: U.S. Policy Toward the OSCE Hearing
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  • Oct 8, 2002

    Human Rights and Security Issues in the Republic of Georgia Statement
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  • Sep 24, 2002

    Hearing: The Republic of Georgia: Democracy, Human Rights and Security Hearing
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  • Sep 19, 2002

    Helsinki Commission Hearing Examines Democracy, Human Rights & Security in Georgia Press Release
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  • Jun 17, 2002

    Hearing Addresses Dramatic Increase in Anti-Semitic Attacks Across Europe Article
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  • Jun 4, 2002

    Commission Hearing Examines Cooperation in the War on Terrorism in the OSCE Region Article
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  • May 15, 2002

    15 Members of Congress Urge Shevardnadze to Quell Violence Against Religious Groups Press Release
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  • May 15, 2002

    Full Text of Letter to Georgia's President Eduard Shevardnadze Press Release
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  • May 9, 2002

    Hearing: Developments in the Chechen Conflict Hearing
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  • May 3, 2002

    Georgian Government Complicity in Mob Violence Against Minority Religious Groups Article
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  • Apr 26, 2002

    Unpunished Religious Persecution in the Republic of Georgia Statement
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2001

  • Dec 18, 2001

    Do Registration Requirements Thwart Religious Freedom? Statement
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  • Oct 31, 2001

    Hearing: Romania's Chairmanship of the OSCE Hearing
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  • Jun 27, 2001

    Twenty-Five Years of the Helsinki Commission Statement
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  • May 2, 2001

    Hearing: Ukraine at the Crossroads: Ten Years After Independence Hearing
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2000

  • Sep 25, 2000

    Calling the President to Issue a Proclamation Recognizing 25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Sep 1, 2000

    Report: U.S. Statements at the 1999 OSCE Review Conference Article
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  • Jul 27, 2000

    25th Anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act Statement
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  • Jun 9, 2000

    Helsinki Final Act 25th Anniversary Resolution Statement
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  • Apr 20, 2000

    Report on the Presidential Election in Georgia Article
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1999

  • Oct 20, 1999

    Report on Georgia's Parliamentary Elections: October 1999 Article
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  • Feb 18, 1999

    Briefing: Civil Society, Democracy, and Markets in East Central Europe and the NIS: Problems and Perspectivies Briefing
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1996

  • Oct 1, 1996

    Report: Georgia's Parliamentary Elections Article
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  • Apr 26, 1996

    Report: US Helsinki Commission Delegation to Georgia and Azerbaijan Article
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1995

  • Mar 28, 1995

    Hearing: Human Rights and Democratization in the Republic of Georgia Hearing
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  • Feb 17, 1995

    Briefing: US Assistance to Eastern Europe and the NIS Briefing
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1994

  • May 3, 1994

    Briefing: Doing Business in Russia and the NIS: Opportunities and Obstacles (N/A) Briefing
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1993

  • Oct 25, 1993

    Briefing: Current Situation in Georgia and Implications for U.S. Policy Briefing
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  • Aug 11, 1993

    Ethnic Violence in Trans-Caucasia Briefing
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1992

  • Jul 25, 1992

    Staff Delegation Trip Report on Moscow, Georgia, Moldova and Belarus Article
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  • Jun 25, 1992

    Staff Delegation to Moscow, Georgia, Moldova and Belarus Article
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  • Jan 9, 1992

    Hearing: The New Commonwealth of Independent States: Problems, Perspectives, and U.S. Policy Implications Hearing
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1991

  • Feb 6, 1991

    Hearing: The USSR in Crisis: State of the Union Hearing
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1990

  • Dec 1, 1990

    Report: Compendium on Parliamentary Elections in the Baltic States and Soviet Republics Article
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  • Dec 1, 1990

    Elections in the Baltic States and Soviet Republics Article
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