Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Archive by 2009-02-27
Bakradze: Russia has no resources for new operation in Georgia 2009-02-27 17:43 At the present stage there is no threat of the August scenario repetition, stated David Bakradze, the Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia, at today’s meeting with the Caucasus Institute students – Novosti-Gruzia.
Foreign Minister of Abkhazia and UN special envoy to Georgia held a meeting 2009-02-27 17:17 Prospective of international presence in the territory of Abkhazia were discussed today by Sergey Shamba, the Foreign Minister of Abkhazia and Johan Verbeke, the UN special envoy to Georgia at the meeting in Sokumi, ITAR TASS reports, alluding to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Abkhazia press service.
Police dispersed a protest action in the centre of Tbilisi 2009-02-27 16:09 November 7th youth political movement of youth attempted to protest by blocking Rustaveli Avenue in the centre of Tbilisi. The action was dispersed – RIA Novosti.
Yushchenko, Timoshenko and Ogryzko to visit Tbilisi 2009-02-27 15:19 In the first half of 2009 Viktor Yushchenko, the President of Ukraine, Yulia Timoshenko, the PM, and Volodymyr Ogryzko, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, will visit Tbilisi - ITAR TASS.
Ministry of Culture: Pirosmani’s canvas is placed in Saakashvili’s residence temporarily 2009-02-27 14:24 The picture “Giorgoba in Bolnisi” by the renowned Georgian artist Niko Pirosmani was temporarily removed from the Georgian National Museum to the residence of Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, RIA Novosti reports, alluding to the Ministry of Culture of Georgia press service.
Shevarnadze: Georgia made many mistakes in relations with Russia 2009-02-27 12:54 “The new president Barack Obama is elected, he will change American foreign policy a great deal. He even said so, and as far as I know, one of his first visits will be to Moscow, to meet the Russian President and then maybe Russia will also change its aggressive policy towards Georgia," suggested Eduard Shevarnadze, the ex-President of Georgia and the ex-Minister of foreign Affairs of the USSR, in
Vashadze: Ukraine takes active part in Georgia’s post-war reconstruction 2009-02-27 12:05 Ukraine takes active part in Georgia’s post-war reconstruction, stated Grigol Vashadze , the Foreign Minister of Georgia, staying in Ukraine with a working visit, to The Kommersant-Ukraine – ITAR TASS informs.
Foreign trade turnover of Georgia decreased 2009-02-27 11:05 In January 2009 foreign trade turnover of Georgia dropped on 31.7 per cent comparing with the similar period of 2008, and amounted USD 341.5 mln.
Tskhinval may renounce participation in Geneva Talks 2009-02-27 10:34 Tskhinval may renounce participation in Geneva Talks on situation on Caucasus because of political pressure the EU exerts on Belarus, claims the statement of the Foreign Ministry of South Ossetia , published at the South Ossetian State Committee on Information and Press site. – RIA Novosti.
Who will be able to unite the Georgian opposition?
Other opposition forces have expressed support for the ultimatum given yesterday by the leader of the party “Georgia’s Path”, Salome Zurabishvili, that Mikheil Saakashvili must resign by 9th April. Among them are Nino Burjanadze’s party “Democratic movement – A United Georgia”, the Conservatives and “The People’s Party”.
Minsk suffers from EU partiality in the Caucasus
The European Union recommends that Byelorussia keep from recognizing independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. This suggestion was expressed at the EU Council meeting on Febryary 23 where participation in “Eastern partnership” scheme was promised to Minsk.
What Daivd Bakradze and Ovik Abramyan omitted
The trip of the Chairman of the Georgian parliament David Bakradze to Erevan ended badly for him. A few public organizations came forward with the protest action against prosecution of Armenian activists in Javakheti region of Georgia.
Georgian “Hope” in Arabic hands
The television and radio station Imedi (Hope), as well as the “Technomedia” company, have been taken over by the Arabic holding company RAK Investment Authority (RAKIA) from the UAE. Georgian experts are predicting another confrontation between the authorities and the opposition over this.
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