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Cheap insurance program was discussed in the Parlaiment 2009-02-19 17:48 Today the parliamentary Committee on Health Care and Social Protection listened to Alexander Kvitashvilili, the Minister of Labour, Health Care and Social Protection, who presented the MPs the new program of cheap health insurance.
OSCE calls the agreement signed in Geneva a “vital step forward” 2009-02-19 16:56 The OSCE hails the agreement on mechanisms of incident prevention in conflict zones of Georgia, reached at the Geneva Talks, and calls it a ‘vital step forward” - Rossiya-Gruzia agency informs alluding to Charalampos Christopoulos, the Special Envoy of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office.
Mayor of Tbilisi delievers an ultimatum to the President 2009-02-19 15:42 Gigi Ugulava, the Mayor of Tbilisi, and his team may join opposition.
NATO-Georgia Commission meeting to be held in Krakow 2009-02-19 15:20 NATO-Georgia Commission meeting will be held tomorrow in Krakow (Poland). At the meeting the details of Georgian integration in the alliance will be discussed. The Georgian delegation is headed by Davit Sikharulidze, the Minister of defense of Georgia.
Saakashvili: crisis won’t let Russia be aggressive 2009-02-19 12:12 Russia won’t be able to conduct aggressive policy in regard to its neighbours in conditions of the economic crisis, stated Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia at the meeting with businessmen in Barcelona – Kavkazskiy Uzel.
Georgian government allocated additional GEL 500 thousand for the Patriarchy 2009-02-19 11:30 The government of Georgia allocated additional GEL 500 thousand for the Patriarchy from the surplus fund. GEL 300 thousand are to be spent on the Patriarchy TV development, GEL 200 thousand – on reconstruction and rehabilitation of the Cathedral of the Most Holy Mother of God in Poti, said Kakha Baindurashvili, the Minister of Finance to davit Sharashenidze, the Patriarchy representative, at the
Georgian Foreign ministry received the special envoy of the Council of Europe Secretary General 2009-02-19 10:26 On February 18th Alexander Nalbandov , the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia received Boris Wodz, the newly-appointed Special Representative of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe in Georgia and Claudia Luciani, the Political Director of Directorate-General of Political Advice and Co-operation. The meeting was also attended by Zurab Chiaberashvili, the Permanent
The Vice Speaker of Georgian Parliament hails the document of the committee on parliamentary cooperation of the EU and Georgia 2009-02-19 09:31 Giorgi Tseretely, the Vice Speaker of the Georgian Parlaiment, hails the document adopted at the 11th meeting of the committee of parliamentary cooperation of the EU and Georgia held on February 16th -17th .
Georgian Rambos battle their way to NATO?
Tbilisi is negotiating with NATO on presence of Georgia’s military contingent in Afghanistan. It was stated by Vladimir Chachibaia, the Chief of Georgia’s Army United General Staff on February 18.
Themis as an ally
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) must get prepared to a new wave of claims from people of South Ossetia. In response to 49 claims against Russia from the Association of Young Lawyers of Georgia the president of RSO Edward Kokoyty called on all people affected by the Georgian aggression including the war of 1989 and 1990 to file legal statements.
You won’t stop him from living like a president
The opposition is again accusing Georgia’s President Mikheil Saakashvili of enjoying an extravagant lifestyle. Yesterday one of the leaders of the Conservative Party Giga Bukiya said that more than half a billion lari (more than $200 million) had been spent on the construction of the president’s residence. At the same time everyone else in Georgia is having to “tighten their belts”.
A “sanitary cordon” around Georgia?
This week Georgian citizens were put into a gloomy mood by reports that even friendly Ukraine and Turkey were closing their borders to them. What initially seemed to be good news about the start of consultations yesterday on simplifying the visa regime with the European Union also left a bitter after-taste. Why is that?2009-02-19 09:50
Balloons against legalized injustice
On February 17 a few dozen Georgian teachers came out to Georgian president’s home in Avlabar with their eyes bandaged holding pink balloons in their hands. They were forced to “a theatrical show” by Mikheil Saakashvili’s phrase from his recent report to the parliament: “We have managed to legalize justice in the system of education”.
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