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Archive by 2009-03-10
Petre Kankava appointed the head of the Tourism department 2009-03-10 17:40 Petre Kankava was appointed the head of the Tourism and Resorts Department of the Ministry of Economic Development of Georgia.
Japan will not recognize independency of South Ossetia and Abkhazia 2009-03-10 16:56 Japan supports territorial integrity of Georgia and will not recognize the “unilaterally proclaimed” independency of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, but calls for Tbilisi to solve the existing problems in peaceful way, said Hirofumi Nakasone, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan in his talk with Grigol Vashadze, his Georgian counterpart, staying in Japan with an official visit – ITAR TASS.
Georgian opposition collects signatures for Saakashvili’s resignation in regions 2009-03-10 15:54 On march 10th nine opposition parties start collecting signatures for Saakashvili’s resignation in regions of Georgia - RIA Novosti.
New charges for Saakashvili’s government 2009-03-10 15:00 The Labour party prepared another charge for Mikheil Saakashvili’s government. This time they accused them of appropriation of financial aid.
PACE representative to visit South Ossetia on March 13th -14th 2009-03-10 14:04 Corien Jonker, Chair of PACE Committee on Migration, Refugees and Population. will pay an introductory visit to Tskhinval on March 13th – 14th , RIA Novosti informs alluding to one of the Assembly employees.
Gas supplies for Tskhinval stopped 2009-03-10 12:47 Tskhinval is totally cut off gas supplies, ITAR TASS informs alluding to Nugzar Tabuyev, the chief engineer of Energetika [South Ossetian company].
Georgia started issuing Russian visas 2009-03-10 11:54 Today the section of Russian interests by the Swiss embassy started reception of documents and issuing of entrance visas to Russia to citizens of Georgia - ITAR TASS.
South Ossetia left without power supplies 2009-03-10 11:05 A damaged power line left the entire South Ossetia without power supplies since Monday morning.
Protest action dispersed in Tbilisi yesterday 2009-03-10 11:05 Though the Georgian opposition hasn’t already started mass protest actions, yesterday a rally by November 7th movement in the Rustaveli Avenue was dispersed.
Georgian journalists are asked for solidarity
Recently Tbilisi held “Journalists, Unite In Solidarity” action initiated by Tamaz Bibiluri who is trying to return the building of Samshoblo publishing house to editorial offices that were evicted from there in 2007 following privatization.
NATO has more important issues than Georgia’s ambitions
On March 5 Brussels welcomed Georgia-NATO commission meeting. Official Tbilisi is very satisfied with its result. Well, they have to put up a brave front as right at the Foreign Ministers’ meeting the alliance decided on resumption of dialogue with Russia. Facing the challenges of today Georgia’s problems pale into the background.
Bagapsh’s bright workdays in Moscow
Today Russia is celebrating the 80th anniversary of Fasil Iskander – the Russian writer of Abkhazian origin. President of Abkhazia Sergey Bagapsh takes part in the celebration. On March 4 he too celebrated his 60th anniversary. However his visit to Russia is not at all festive.
A “revolution of compromising material” instead of a Rose Revolution
The ultimatum given to Saakashvili by the “Alliance for Georgia” has passed. Since this deadline, the leader of the alliance, Irakli Alasania, has declared that they have decided to respond to “Saakashvili’s cynical attitude towards democratic values” by organizing a plebiscite. At the same time, another coalition – the “United Opposition” – is already gathering signatures from among the people in support of the president’s resignation. The authorities are expecting the following steps from opposition parties, who have still not learnt how to keep pace with each other.2009-03-10 16:28
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