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Georgian NGOs and opposition signed the Declaration of National Agreement 2009-03-12 18:43 Today Georgian non-governmental organizations and the opposition signed another document against the acting government. The Declaration of the national agreement is authored by non-governmental and public organizations: the Public Assembly, the Georgian Academy and the Coalition of Non-Governmental Organizations.
OSCE to finish its work in Georgia to June 2009-03-12 17:50 Work of the OSCE in Tbilisi will be finished to June 2009, said Herbert Salber, head of the Conflict Prevention Centre of the OSCE, in the air of the Echo of Moscow.
Parliamentary opposition: April 9th action is financed by Russia 2009-03-12 17:49 The campaign of the Georgian opposition parties, which planned the protest action with the demand of Saakashvili’s resignation for April 9th, is financed with the money from Russia, Giya Tortladze, the parliamentary minority MP stated in the air of yesterday’s talk show The Accents on the First Channel of the Public TV of Georgia - Polit.ru.
Minsk would like to delay making the decision on recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia 2009-03-12 15:43 The issue of recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia will possibly be considered at the spring session of the Parliament of Belarus.
Georgia accused Russia of exerting pressure on the Eurovision 2009-03-12 13:51 Russia exerted pressure on the Eurovision song contest managers in the moment of making decision on the Stephanie and 3G participation in the contest in Moscow, believes Nikoloz Rurua, the Minister of Culture of Georgia - RIA Novosti.
Interior Ministry explains: Glukhov hasn’t already obtained the status of refugee 2009-03-12 13:12 Alexander Glukhov, the Russian Junior Sergeant, residing in Tbilisi at the present time, underwent no procedures to obtain the status of refugee.
Tbilisi against Russian inspection of Georgian bases 2009-03-12 12:34 Tbilisi refuses to let Russian military to inspect Georgian bases – Interfax.
Sergeant Glukhov obtained the status of refugee 2009-03-12 12:00 Russian Junior Sergeant Alexander Glukhov, who had fled to Georgia, obtained the status of refugee and all the privileges it implies.
Council of Europe to discuss Georgian Law on Occupied Territories 2009-03-12 11:24 At the today’s meeting the Venetian Commission of the Council of Europe will discuss the Law on Occupied Territories, endorsed by the Parliament of Georgia. Akakiy Minashvili, the Chairman of the Georgian parliamentary Committee for foreign relations will attend the meeting.
Georgia is ready to consider possibility of US military bases in Georgia deployment 2009-03-12 10:50 Georgia is ready to consider possibility of US military base deployment in the territory of the country in case such proposal is made by the US administration, stated Grigol Vashadze, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia in his interview to The Nikkei – ITAR TASS.
Grand projects of the president
At the time of crisis that Georgian president eventually acknowledged his meetings with businessmen have become more frequent. Who else can provide support but this influential segment of voters? Recently Mikheil Saakashvili confessed he found it easier to communicate with his own people than with foreign leaders. However communication with compatriots always turns into the president’s political speech.
Georgian government laying hands on the press?
Having brought main TV companies under control Saakashvili’s government laid hands on the press. The reason why editors of a number of leading newspapers came forward with such a statement is installation of new newsstands in the streets of Tbilisi organized by Tbilisi Mayor’s Office.
Abandoned housing in Abkhazia will be dealt with appropriately
Georgians who fled Abkhazia are sounding the alarm: their homes might be confiscated. Tbilisi is accusing Sukhumi of violating the Geneva agreements on the return of refugees. But Abkhazia is only implementing the laws adopted during Soviet rule.2009-03-12 14:56
Armenia pointed to the beam in Saakashvili’s eye
Erevan recommended that Mikheil Saakashvili stop drawing people’s attention to the crisis in the neighboring states and deal with internal problems. A snap towards the Georgian leader was caused by his words on dependence between dram devaluation and Armenia’s friendship with Russia.
It is also possible not to be president…
It is now spring, and there is still no agreement among the ranks of the Georgian opposition. Saakashvili’s opponents cannot agree on a joint strategy. Both the United Opposition and the Alliance for Georgia are collecting signatures from among the population in support of the president’s resignation. But each organization is probably doing this for themselves. However, yesterday the opposition declared that it was still too early to talk about presidential candidates.
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