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Chartwell Strategy Group, which opened for business last month, is repping the Government of Georgia for public affairs work under an oral agreement valued at $50K per-month.

The DC firm will support Georgia’s outreach to the US Congress and White House in an effort to generate political support for the former Soviet Union republic.

It will lobby for more direct foreign assistance and push bolster bilateral trade relations.

Chartwell and Georgia are in the process of writing up a formal contract for the PA effort, which will run for a year.

Variety (Feb. 9) reported that Georgia, “a rugged and beautiful nation nestled between the Caucasus Mountains and the Black Sea,” has been making a pitch to lure international filmmakers to shoot in the country.

It offers incentives such as a 20 percent rebate on local spending.