Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Archive by 2009-01-04
Georgia secretly draws troops to Abkhazian borders 2009-01-04 15:21 Zakan Nanba, the Deputy Minister of Defense of Abkhazia, believes that Georgia spreads messages of firing from the territory of the republic in order to justify drawing troops to republican borders, Interfax informs.
Abkhazia claimed its non-participation in firing Georgian police post 2009-01-04 14:05 Abkhazian administration disclaims the message of Georgian Interior Ministry of Georgian police post fired from the side of the republic.
Georgian Interior Ministry: Georgian police post in Zugdidi district came under fire 2009-01-04 12:35 According to the Interior Ministry of Georgia,"this morning Georgian police post in village Ganmukhuri, Zugdidi district, was fired from the side of village Pichori, Gali district”, ITAR-TASS informs.
Tbilisi: disappointments of 2008, hopes for 2009
Judging by the New Year editions of international press publications, the August war in the South Caucasus was one of the three most important events of the last year. Behind only the international financial crisis and the election of a black candidate as US President. Conclusions are also being made in Georgia itself.
Abkhazian-Georgian border will not be opened soon
Abkhazia will open the border with Georgia in the area of the Ingur river only after the situation in Galsky district is stabilized. It was stated by Abkhazia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Shamba at the end of the year.
What can Georgia expect in the coming year: a crisis, elections or a revolution?
2008 was an especially tough year for Georgia. It started with a pre-election frenzy and a presidential election, which the opposition forces denounced as being falsified, and they declared Mikheil Saakashvili, who was elected president for a second term, to be an illegitimate president.
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