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Georgian frontier police chief decided to resign 2008-10-29 17:42 Badri Bitsadze, the chief of the frontier police decided to send his resination caused,as he said, by the pressure imposed by authorities on his subordinates and surroundings.
Georgian Orthodox Church delegation comes to Moscow for negotiations with Alexy II 2008-10-29 17:05 On November, 4th a Georgian Orthodox Church delegation comes to Moscow. The delegates meet the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia, Alexy II, informs Interfax, alluding to the official site of the Moscow Patriarchate. The visit is blessed with the Patriarch of all Georgia, His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II.
Georgian Parliament board will interrogate officials who were crossing the border on August 7-14th 2008-10-29 15:48 A temporary Georgian Parliament board of the August conflict investigation is going to summon and interrogate the officials, representatives of legislative and executive authorities, who left Georgia or returned from abroad in the period from August 7th up to 14th , said Paata Davitaya on today’s extraordinary briefing.
The ratification of the treaties of friendship and collaboration with Abkhasia and South Ossetia will be considered by the Federation Council. 2008-10-29 14:54 Discussions of ratification of the treaties of friendship and collaboration with Abkhasia and South Ossetia will be one of the prior topics in the agenda if the Federation Councilи, informs Interfax alluding to Sergey Mironov, the speaker of the Federation Council.
The State Duma ratified the treaties of friendship and collaboration with Abkhasia and South Ossetia 2008-10-29 13:33 Today the State Duma has unanimously ratified the treaties of friendship, collaboration and mutual assistance between the Russian Federation and Abkhasia and the Russian Federation and South Ossetia.
Georgia started preparations for war in April, 2008, as it is believed in Abkhasia 2008-10-29 13:03 Mikhail Mindzaev, the Internal Affairs Minister of South Ossetia claimed that Georgia had stated preparations for war long before. "Georgia had started preparations for war long before. I exactly know that in April they, in fact, were ready. And they didn’t try hard to conceal that the South Ossetian issue will be solved to September, 1st . Saakashvili needed to prove something to his people that
BBC gives evidence of Georgian forces offending South Ossetian civilians 2008-10-29 09:30 British Broadcasting corporation (BBC) produced a programme showing evidence of Georgian forces offending South Ossetian civilians. The programme was in the air of one radio channel on October, 28th . It presents the stories of South Ossetians – the eyewitnesses of the armed conflict, gathred by Tim Hewell, the British reporter.
“November 7”, a new opposition movement has been established in Georgia
On October 27 a new opposition movement named “November 7” was established in Georgia. Its name goes back to the sad events of November 7 2007 when Georgia’s government applied force in the crackdown of the protest action in Tbilisi. On Monday morning the new movement presentation took place in Reekeh square of Tbilisi where last year, on November 7 the peace demonstrants were massacred after the protest action was dispersed at the building of Georgia’s Parliament. Among new movement founders are a number of nongovernmental organizations, students of Georgian universities and institutes and members of youth organizations of a number of opposition parties.
Medvedev assigned ambassadors to the Transcaucasian republics
Hitherto Elbrus Kargiev was CIS Department Principal Counselor in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Russia and before that he worked in Tskhinval government.
Ambassador in Abkhazia Semen Grigoriev too used to work in CIS Department in MID.
At the meeting with the diplomats President of the Russian Federation Medvedev asked them to share their plans for future work and warned them about complexity of their task.
EuroParliament in search of conflict resolution
The situation in the Caucasus which as you know was quite of strain grew even worse after the August events in South Ossetia having an immediate effect on Russia-EU relationships. That is why European Parliament appeals to the State Duma deputies to enforce the dialogue in order to settle down the situation in the Caucasus.
Lado Gurgenidze dismissed
The parliamentary commission investigating the August conflict officially made claims against the Georgian prime minister. The chairman of the commission Paata Davitaya declared on 27th October that the commission was dissatisfied with the government’s work and that it should resign. On the same day Saakashvili’s faithful comrade-in-arms was stripped of his post. It is predicted that Georgia’s ambassador to Turkey Grigol Mgaloblishvili will take his place.
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