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Hungarian embassy opens in Tbilisi 2008-10-28 17:30 Hungarian embassy opens in the capital of Georgia. Kinga Gönch, the Hungarian Foreign Minister, is expected to participate in the opening ceremony. He comes to Tbilisi officially this Tuesday.
On october,31st starts Saakashvili’s 2-day official visit to Lithuania 2008-10-28 17:20 On October 31st starts a 2-day official visit of Mikhail Saakashvili to Lithuania, informs Interfax, alluding to the press service of the Lithuanian President.
Georgia isn’t going to normalize relations with Abkhasia and South Ossetia peacefully 2008-10-28 17:10 I.A. Foreign Minister, Murat Dzhioyev, believes that Georgia is still not going to normalize relations with South Ossetia and Abkhasia through political measures. "If Georgia claims that they are not going to take part in discussions in Geneve on November 18th, with the participation of Abkhasian and South Ossetian delegations, the question arises: who they are going to talk to about normalizing
The Ukraine will keep on exporting weapons to Georgia 2008-10-28 17:07 The Ukraine will export weapons to Georgia following the signed contracts ever further, announced on today’s briefing Sergey Himchenko, the Head of the Department of National Security Council, informs ITAR TASS.
Mikhail Saakashvili accepted the mistakes of Georgian government 2008-10-28 16:34 On Monday Mikhail Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, held a meeting with the representatives of parliamentary majority and claimed that he learnt the lesson of November,7th, 2007, when the rally of opposition was dispersed.
Saakashvili claims that Georgia fell victim to terrorist war 2008-10-28 15:48 Mikhail Saakashvili, the president of Georgia, accuses Russia of ignoring all the reached agreements, to be precise, in breaking the Sarcosy - Medvedev agreement, reports the “Radio Svoboda”.
Journalists of the Rustavi 2 were not allowed to the premiere of the movie about war in South Ossetia 2008-10-28 15:18 The TV company Rustavi 2 claims that Georgian journalists were not allowed to the first night of the documentary «War 08.08.08. The Art of Betrayal» about the conflict in South Ossetia, that is going to be presented today by TV channel Russia.ru in the “Khudozhestvennuy” cinema theatre, reports the “Echo of Moscow” alluding to Tamara Nutsubidze, the journalist of the Rustavi 2.
Lavrov regrets on refuse of Georgia to participate in discussions in Geneve 2008-10-28 14:50 Sergey Lavrov, the Head of the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Russia called the refuse of Georgia to participate in Genevean discussions devoted to security of the Caucasus region regrettable.
Georgia demands to deprive Abkhasia and South Ossetia of the right to participate in discussions in Geneve 2008-10-28 13:36 Georgia agrees to participate in the international discussions devoted to security of Abkhasia and South Ossetia only providing the delegations of these republics will not be present at the same discussions, Interfax informs.
Abkhasia proposed a candidate for the position of the ambassador in Russia 2008-10-28 13:11 Abkhasia proposed a candidate for the position of the ambassador in Russia. This person is the Plenipotentiary of Abkhasia in Moscow, Igor Akhba, reports Interfax.
Strasbourg Court of Human Rights can start the examination of claims of South Ossetians on May 2009 2008-10-28 12:58 The Strsbourg Court of Human Rights can start the examination of first claims of South Ossetians ,suffered from Georgian aggression, on May 2009, informs RIA Novosti.
Book about war in South Ossetia is published in Transdniestria 2008-10-28 12:55 “We shall be given our due“, a book about war in South Ossetia, is published in Transdniesria. The book is written by a group of local journalists headed by Vladimir Maslennikov, the editor-in-chief of The Transdniestria, a republican newspaper. The book is based on personal impression left after visiting South Ossetia right after the end of combat operation.
EU observers conducted first official negotiations with South Ossetia authorities 2008-10-28 10:34 On Monday the EU Observer mission representatives conducted their first official negotiations with South Ossetia authorities represented by Mikhail Mindzaev, the Head of the Minisry of Internal Affairs of the republic, informs RIA Novosti alluding to Reuters.
Georgian opposition accuses authorities of spy scare
Georgian opposition is getting prepared to new November protest actions. In the run-up to the anniversary of police and army crackdown of peace demonstration in Tbilisi the oppositionists accuse the authorities of spy scare.
Georgia intends to deprive South Ossetians and Abkhazians of Russian citizenship
On October 23 Georgia's Parliament unanimously passed the law "On occupied territories". This status was assigned to Abkhazia and South Ossetia. The law recognizes the authorities of Abkhazia and South Ossetia illegitimate and provides for cancellation of "illegal citizenship" on the territory of self-appointed republics.
Nino Burjanadze goes on the offensive
The former speaker of Georgia’s parliament Nino Burjanadze has sent an open letter to the head of state, ripping apart the bravado of Saakashvili’s government. Her former comrade-in-arms, now turned opponent, has not yet been so kind as to continue the open correspondence. The “iron lady”’s address was criticised by David Darchiashvili, chairman of the parliamentary commission for European integration and former head of the Soros Foundation in Georgia, who in recent times has more and more often been a vocal supporter of the authorities’ position.
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