Situated in the Caucasian crossroads where Europe meets Asia, Georgia has an ancient cultural heritage, reaching back to the kingdom of Colchis in the 6th century BC. Russia annexed Georgia in the 19th century and it became a member state of the Soviet Union. Independence cost Georgia cheap access to energy.
Glorious Mysteries: Intentions for Georgia
1. For continued cooperation between the government and NGOs in caring for those infected with HIV, the highest rate in the EU.
2. For progress on the proposed reform of the election code.
3. For peaceful dialogue between the ethnic groups and religions.
4. For government to guarantee civil rights for all citizens.
5. For the peaceful resolution of the situation in South Ossetia.