Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Archive by 2009-02-17
NATO: Russia’s bases to deploy military bases in Abkhazia and South Ossetia is a serious violation 2009-02-17 17:17 NATO regards Russia's intention to deploy its military bases in Abkhazia and South Ossetia as a serious violation of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia, stated today James Appathurai, the official representative of the alliance.
Georgia’s integration into NATO is postponed 2009-02-17 16:09 Nino Burjanadze, the leader of the opposition Democratic Movement- For United Georgia stated that Georgia’ s integration into NATO is postponed indefinitely.
Alasania to announce the establishment of a new alliance in the end of the week 2009-02-17 15:36 Irakli Alasania, who joined opposition, plans to make an announcement on establishment of a new alliance with other political forces in the end of the week - RIA Novosti.
Georgia accepted: pipeline supplying Tskhinval with gas, is damaged 2009-02-17 14:37 Gas pipeline leading to Tskhinval, is damaged; cut volumes of gas reach the region, said Davit Beradze, the spokesman of Itera-Georgia - RIA Novosti.
Salome Zurabishvili: Georgia doesn’t exist on the international arena 2009-02-17 14:26 "Georgia is being in isolation, and other countries expressed their distrust to it", stated Salome Zurabishvili, the leader of the Way of Georgia ,Regnum informs, alluding to the Akhali Taoba (the newspaper) . Zurabishvili proves her statement with the possible introduction of the visa regime between Turkey and Georgia.
EU prolonged the mandate of its special representative in Georgia 2009-02-17 12:15 The EU Council of Ministers decided to prolong mandates to Pierre Morel, its special representative on Georgian-South Ossetian conflict settlement and Peter Feith, his counterpart in Kosovo.
Another round of Geneva Talks on security on Caucasus begins 2009-02-17 11:23 The new round of discussions on security and stability in Caucasus region starts today in the Palace of Nations in Geneva - RIA Novosti. The expected participants of the 2-day meeting are the representatives of the EU, the UN, OSCE, Russia, the USA, Georgia, Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Alasania urged the opposition to unite to change power in Georgia 2009-02-17 10:52 Yesterday Irakli Alasania introduced his political team. At the present moment it comprises eight people: ex-diplomats Levan Mikeladze, Victor Dolidze, Alexey Petriashvili, Zurab Abashidze, lawyer Shalva Shavgulidze; scientist of the Academy of Sciences, Nino Goguadze; doctor Dimitri Tvildiani; head of the “alternative government”of Abkhazia chairman administration Giorgi Chikovani, he announced
“Borjomi” might become available to Russians again…
While the head of the Russian consumer rights oversight agency (Rospotrebnadzor) Gennady Onishchenko decides between his love for Georgian mineral water and the responsibilities of his position, the “Borjomi” spring in Georgia might come under new ownership. In a few days time, an auction will be announced for the sale of the licence concerned. The agreement with the “Georgian Glass and Mineral Water Company” has expired. Moreover, a change of owners may take place within the holding itself.2009-02-17 09:37
An extraordinary address means an election speech?
Today, on February 13, Georgia’s President Mikheil Saakashvili was the newsmaker for Russian and Georgian Internet newspapers. His yesterday’s address to the parliament “On the situation in the country” was broadcast on several Georgian TV channels and today ru.net is full of quotations.2009-02-17 09:34
Georgia takes action against MegaFon
Moscow’s refusal to help Tbilisi in its prosecution of the MegaFon leadership has incensed Georgia’s Foreign Ministry. The activities of the mobile phone operator in South Ossetia and Abkhazia contravene the Georgian law “On the occupied territories”. But MegaFon is ignoring these “accusations” and is in no hurry to pay the fines imposed on it.
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