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Archive by 2008-11-25
Merab Kishmaria: Russia drew no additional forces 2008-11-25 17:41 According to Merab Kishmaria, the statement of Abkhazian pro-Georgian government-in-exile of Russian army had located additional armored military technics at Georgian-Abkhaz border, is absolutely wrong, RIA-Novosti informs.
Georgia was preparing for war in 2004 2008-11-25 16:46 At today’s meeting of Temporary Parliamentary Committee for Investigation of Events on August 2008 , Erosi Kitsmarishvili stated, that even in summer 2004 Georgian administration discussed an issue on operation in South Ossetia in summer, Gruzia Online (Georgia Online) informs.
Acquiring Georgian citizenship will be easier 2008-11-25 16:17 Georgian Parliament in near future will pass a bill, simplifying procedure of acquiring Georgian citizenship, RosBalt informs.
Kogonia: it were not Abkhazians, who shot at policemen 2008-11-25 15:39 The police chief of the Abkhaz district of Gali, Lourens Kogonia commented upon the message of Georgian mass media concerning fire at Georgian policemen at the Abkhaz-Georgian border and said that the firing started in the territory of Georgia, but not Abkhazia, as it had been previously stated.
South Ossetian administration accepted: shots were fired 2008-11-25 14:54 South Ossetian administration confirmed, that on Sunday evening (November, 23rd ) warning shots (into air) near the motorcade of Georgian and Polish Presidents were fired, but disclaimed the participation of Russian servicemen in the incident, informs Lenta.ru, alluding to Kommersant.
Legal proceedings of the incident in Akhalgori instituted 2008-11-25 12:35 The incident of firing near the motorcade of the Presidents Mikhail Saakashvili and Lech Kaczynski, that supposedly took place on November, 23rd in Akhalgori region, was brought to legal proceedings as terrorism by Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Novosti Gruzii (News of Georgia) informs.
Burjanadze: Georgia faced even more problems after the “Rose Revolution” 2008-11-25 12:32 The "Rose Revolution" in Georgia didn’t lead to the expected results, and in five years after it the country faced even more problems then before the overturn, Nino Burjanadze, the ex-Speaker of Georgian Parliament said.
Parliamentary Committee will interrogate Georgian ex-ambassador in Russia 2008-11-25 11:45 On November, 25th , Temporary Parliamentary Committee for Investigation of Events on August 2008 interrogates Erosi Kitsmarishvili, ex-ambassador of Georgia in Russia, Gruzia Online (Georgia Online) informs.
Guilietto Chiesa found lost Ossetians 2008-11-25 10:34 Guilietto Chiesa, the EU parliament member to Italy, managed to locate the position of lost young Ossetian men, who had been captured by Georgian servicemen and driven away, RIA-Novosti informs.
Rogozin: the West doesn’t believe “Saakashvili’s tales” 2008-11-25 10:01 Western countries don’t believe statements of Georgian administration concerning the supposed firing of the motorcade with Presidents of Poland and Georgia, that took place on Sunday evening, said Dmitry Rogozin, the Permanent Representative of Russia to NATO, in today’s air of Vesti 24, RIA-Novosti informs.
«The art of treason» may be put to court
The movie "War 08.08.08. The Art of treason" was badly received by the Ukrainian nationalistic organization "UNA-UNSO". Stepan Bandera fans are going to disprove the information disclosed in this film in court.
Reformers celebrated the anniversary, Tbilisians – Giorgoba
Georgia has celebrated the 5th anniversary of the Rose Revolution (the incident on the border with South Ossetia took place in the evening). The weather was marvelous: it was warm and sunny. However most Tbilisians went to the country to see their relatives for another reason: to celebrate Saint George’s day with their friends and families according to the good old tradition (this feast coincides with the state holiday).
South Ossetia is engaged in territorial integrity issue
Theses so dear to Tbilisi are easily digested in South Ossetia. Now Ossetians are actively talking about territorial integrity and original lands.
The Rose Revolution: a test of time
Many of Mikheil Saakashvili's former advisers, who are now opposition leaders, have a negative view of the years that have passed since the ‘Rose Revolution' and believe that this revolution was a mistake. So said one of the leaders of Georgia's Republican party Levan Berdzenishvili in a ‘Kavkasia' TV station broadcast, when he was asked to analyse the events of recent years and the outcomes of the Rose Revolution.
Documentary evidence against Saakashvili
Following the end of the August military operation there was a rather long argument on “who was the first”? Who initiated the military aggression by planning actions beforehand and who had to respond? As a result the world community admitted: it was Mikhail Saakashvili who started the war.
In our edition’s disposition there came a document that reconfirms that Georgia’s armed forces were preparing the invasion in South Ossetia.
Russian business also has to answer to Georgia
A Georgian parliamentary commission will soon discuss the illegal activity of Russian companies on its territory. The main issue is concerning Russian mobile phone operators in Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Does this mean that a “squeeze” on Russian business is starting in Georgia?
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