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NATO will re-engage with Russia 2008-12-03 17:42 NATO will lay down no conditions for resumption of cooperation with Russia, stopped unilaterally by the alliance in connection with the conflict in Georgia, stated today Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, NATO Secretary-General, RIA-Novosti informed.
Companies suffered in the conflict will receive credits 2008-12-03 17:41 The companies of Shida Kartli region, which suffered in the conflict of August 2008, will receive advantageous credits from the government, said Ekaterina Sharashidze, Georgian Minister of Economic Development, today.
Flow of refugees from Georgia to South Ossetia grows 2008-12-03 15:45 Kazbeg Karsanov, the Deputy Minister for Special Affairs of South Ossetia, says of possible increase of the flow of refugees from Georgia, IA OSInform reports. Nowadays over 50 Georgian refugees stay in South Ossetia. Since the times of armed conflict over 350 people fled from Georgia to Russia through the republic.
Georgia and Ukraine won’t be NATO members even in 20 years 2008-12-03 14:04 Neither Georgia nor Ukraine will join NATO in 20 years, believes Alexander Khramchikhin, the chief analyst of the Institute of Military and Political Analysis.
Expert: Georgia will join NATO in 5-6 years 2008-12-03 13:04 To achieve it, Georgia must establish good-neighborly relationships with Russia, Irakliy Sesiashvili, a military expert, believes, Gruzia Online (Georgia Online) reports. Besides, restored dialog with Russia will favor peaceful settlement of conflicts in the country.
EU can offer Georgia associated membership 2008-12-03 12:25 The EU can offer associated membership to Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Moldova, believes Ramaz Klimiashvili, Georgian political scientist.
NATO offers Georgia and Ukraine “consolatory” program instead of MAP 2008-12-03 11:20 Meeting of the Ukraine-NATO and Georgia-NATO Commissions at the level of Foreign Affairs Ministers are held today in the alliance headquarters in Brussels, RIA-Novosti informs.
NATO didn’t grant MAP for Ukraine and Georgia 2008-12-03 11:00 26 NATO member countries Foreign Ministers didn’t agree on Georgia and Ukraine joining MAP (Membership Action Plan), said Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, NATO General Secretary, RIA-Novosti informs.
A long way to NATO...
By the beginning of the NATO Foreign Ministers’ meeting the alignment between opponents and supporters of Georgia’s and Ukraine’s accession to NATO has undergone some changes.
Georgia – NATO: prospects and expectations
For now no specific decisions on Georgia’s and Ukraine’s accession to NATO are expected at NATO Ministerial in Tbilisi. Nevertheless the overwhelming majority of the government and opposition believe that integration into the Euro-Atlantic structure was and is the only right way for the country’s further development.
Little hospitality for Americans at the Black Sea
US President George Bush ordered to have all American commercial vessels going beyond the Bosphorus insured against possible war risks. The White House admits it is connected with the events in Georgia where the USA commercial fleet supplies everything – from humanitarian aid to military equipment.
Diplomats join the battle hoping for revenge
The opposition’s criticism against the Georgian leaders is getting tougher each day. The authority advocates whose number is rapidly decreasing call their errors juvenile follies. Indeed many Georgian politicians are hardly thirty.
Theories from historians can be no less harmful than declarations by politicians
Mamuka Areshidze is director of the Caucasian Centre for Strategic Research (in Tbilisi), has a doctorate in history and is an expert on conflicts. With the statement making up our headline, he explained to our correspondent his wish to enter into polemics with Valery Dzidzoev – an Ossetian historian, a doctor, professor and head of the politics department at the North Ossetian State University. In order to put forward his own viewpoint as to why Ossetians and Georgians will not be able to find a common language and whether there is any point in them relying on historical evidence in their2008-12-03 09:59
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