Monday, 20 February 2017
Archive by 2009-03-16
Alliance for Georgia started opening district offices 2009-03-16 17:44 The opposition Alliance for Georgia expands the net of its organizations: today district offices were opened in Isani and Samgori districts of Tbilisi.
Laborites against visits of Matthew Bryza 2009-03-16 17:14 Georgian Laborites ask Barack Obama’s administration not to send its representative, the Deputy Assistant U.S. Secretary of State Matthew Bryza, to Georgia, said Nestan Kirtadze, one of the party leaders, at today’s briefing. – Interfax.
Okruashvili’s party members demand air for their leader 2009-03-16 16:32 Members of the For United Georgia, the political party by Irakli Okruashvili, the ex-Minister of Defense of Georgia, demand live air for their leader. The protest action with this demand was staged today near the President’s residence in Avlabari (district in Tbilisi).
The best-wished presidential candidate revealed 2009-03-16 15:22 Citizens of Georgia regarded Levan Gachechiladze, the United opposition leader, as the best-fitting person for the post of the President.
Foreign Ministry of Georgia urges to abstain from crossing border of Egypt and Israel 2009-03-16 14:21 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia urges Georgian citizens to abstain from crossing border of Egypt with Israel, announced Sergi Kapanadze, the head of the Relations with Foreign Organizations Department of the Foreign Ministry of Georgia.
Foreign Ministry of Georgia Web site to work in three languages 2009-03-16 13:54 Since today the information of the Foreign Ministry of Georgia official Web site will be available in Russian as well, stated Sergi Kapanadze, the head of the Relations with Foreign Organizations Department of the Foreign Ministry of Georgia.
Burjanadze was called the most influential woman in Georgia 2009-03-16 12:30 According to the survey conducted by Kviris Palitra [a Georgian weekly] Nino Burjanadze, the opposition Democratic Movement-United Georgia leader, was called the most influential woman in Georgia.
Construction works in South Ossetia stopped 2009-03-16 11:40 Construction works in South Ossetia, suffered in the result of the August events, are stopped because of lack of funds.
Georgians have taken offence at a French travel guide
Tbilisi is outraged that the Petit Futé publication has added Georgia to the list of dangerous countries for tourists. In the opinion of officials from the Department of Tourism and Tourist Resorts, this can only be put down to Russian propaganda intrigues.
If only the Inguri hydro-electric plant could be surrendered…
Georgia is discussing frustration of talks with InterRAO on maintenance of the Inguri hydro electric plant. The opposition is again objecting to a bilateral memorandum. The president seems greatly tempted to yield to it over the issue but the electric power will not operate on the oppositional steam only.
Fleeing Georgia to be saved in Russia
Over a half of foreigners that applied to the Russian Federation for temporary asylum have Georgian origin as stated by the head of Russian Federal Migration Service on March 13.
Corien Jonker under a hail of Tskhinval arguments
On 13 March Tskhinval welcomed Corien Jonker, Chairperson of Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe (PACE) Committee on Migration, Refugees and Population. There are meetings with South Ossetian officials and a visit to Akhalgori district on her agenda.
Opposition between Russia and Europe
Spring is in full swing, and political processes in Georgia are building up a head of steam. The opposition has declared that in total more than 100,000 people have expressed support for Mikheil Saakashvili’s resignation. The authorities, politicians and the media are actively looking for a “Russian trail”, and the siloviki are preparing to disperse the demonstrators.
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