Thursday, 08 December 2016
Archive by 2008-12-08
Christian Democrats to change Labor Code 2008-12-08 17:36 Georgian parliamentary fraction of the Christian Democrats party demands changes in the Labor code, Nasha Abkhazia (Our Abkhazia) informs.
Tkeshelashvili may be appointed the Security Council Secretary 2008-12-08 16:55 Ekaterina Tkeshelashvili, the ex-Minister of Foreign Affairs, may take the position of the Secretary of Security Council. This possibility is widely discussed in political circles, Gruzia Online (Georgia Online) informs.
New opposition alliance in Georgia 2008-12-08 16:18 Today the Republican Party and the New Rights party signed an agreement on establishment of a new opposition alliance. The aim of the new bloc is the struggle for early election in near future.
Presidents of Abkhazia and South Ossetia were awarded for peace consolidation 2008-12-08 15:46 Sergey Bagapsh, the President of Abkhazia, and Eduard Kokoyty, the President of South Ossetia, were awarded for peace consolidation.
Georgian PM introduced a new Minister of Education 2008-12-08 14:04 This morning Georgian PM introduced Nikolay Gvaramia, the new Minister of education and Science, to the Ministry staff.
Kokoyty called Barankevich’s interview sponsored 2008-12-08 13:35 Eduard Kokoyty, the President of South Ossetia, regards articles on economic situation in the republic, published in The Kommersant, as sponsored, and claims he knows who is behind them.
Grigol Vashadze, new Georgian Foreign Minister, departs to Brussels 2008-12-08 12:26 Grigol Vashadze, a new Georgian Foreign Minister, departs to Brussels to participate at the plenary meeting of the EU-Georgia Cooperation Council, to be held on December, 9th, on Tuesday.
Nino Sukhishvili may be the Minister 2008-12-08 12:03 Nino Sukhishvili, the director of the Georgian National Ballet, can be appointed the Minister of Culture, reports Gruzia Online (Georgia Online), mentioning that there has been no official confirmation .
Alasania will possibly run for President 2008-12-08 10:52 Two Georgian opposition movements: the Republican Party and the New Rights party, intend to unite in a single alliance headed by Irakli Alasania, the ex-Permanent Representative of Georgia to UN, reports RIA-Novosti, alluding to The Kommersant.
Burdzhanadze’s power of consolidation
Following public disclosure of NATO Foreign Ministers’ meeting results the leader of the newly established party “Democratic movement – united Georgia” Nino Burdzhanadze summoned a press conference where she stated that the acting government had lost confidence not only inside the country but beyond it calling all political forces for consolidation in order to hold early elections of the republic’s president as soon as possible.
Will Irakli Alasania join the opposition?
President’s ex teammates are shattering his throne still stronger each day. Many of them openly oppose the current governance. Ex defense minister Irakli Okruashvili, ex speaker Nino Burdzhanadze, ex prime minister Zurab Nogaideli… And now the Georgian mass media are discussing Saakashvili’s cousin, Georgia’s envoy to the UN, Irakli Alasania, 35, who has given notice of resignation from the political service.
Georgia’s government: dismissals, resignations and appointments
Experts and political analysts who are not part of Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili's circle believe that Saakashvili has taken an unexpected, enforced and impulsive step by dismissing the government, which he had presented for confirmation by the parliament only a month ago. And he did this because he wanted to get the better of Irakli Alasania, who resigned from his post as Georgia's permanent representative in the UN, in the information campaign.
New Georgian FM has Russian citizenship
The former ambassador to the UN who once emotionally defended his country's interests during the Ossetian war now finds himself opposing President Saakashvili. And the newly appointed Foreign Minister has revealed he's got a Russian passport. What could this mean for the country and its relations with Russia?
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