Saturday, 25 March 2017
Archive by 2009-03-17
The Czech Republic invests in construction of hospitals in Georgia 2009-03-17 18:02 The Czech Republic is interested in construction of hospitals in Georgia, said Alexander Kvitashvili, the Minister of Labour, Health Care and Social Protection, at today’s meeting of the government.
Georgian opposition members started “action of pursuing Saakashvili” 2009-03-17 17:28 Since today the November 7th opposition movement starts the ‘action of pursuing” President Saakashvili – The Vzglyad.
Opposition paper issuing suspended 2009-03-17 16:32 One of the leading Georgian opposition papers, The Georgian Times, suspends its issuing in Georgian, stated Malkhaz Gulashvili, the owner and the President of The Georgian Times holding, functioning since 1993 – ITAR TASS.
Saakashvili called for the ministers to lure more investments 2009-03-17 15:23 Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, called for the ministers to mobilize more investments in the spheres of economy they are responsible for.
In February 2009 USD 52.4 mln was transferred to Georgia from abroad 2009-03-17 14:13 In February 2009 USD 52.4 mln were transferred to Georgia – GEL 12.9 mln (or 19.8 per cent) less than the analogue period of the last year.
NATO to assist Georgia in military training 2009-03-17 12:37 NATO experts’ delegation is paying a visit to Tbilisi. According to the Ministry of Defense, in the course of yesterday’s meetings the North Atlantic Treaty Organization delegation promised to render assistance to the Georgian Armed Forces for the training process improvement.
Shevarnadze: political situation in Georgia depends on Saakashvili 2009-03-17 11:55 Eduard Shevernadze, the ex-President of Georgia, is sure that the political situation in Georgia depends on the actions of the President Mikheil Saakashvili more then on the opposition – Trend News.
Vashadze held a meeting with the European Commissioner for External Relations 2009-03-17 10:53 Yesterday Grigol Vashadze, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, in the course of his visit to Belgium and Luxemburg, held a meeting with Benita Ferrero Waldner, the Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia received a letter from his French counterpart 2009-03-17 10:30 Grigol Vashadze, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia received a letter from his French counterpart – the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of France, Bernard Kouchener.
Sokhumi for resumption and extension of the four-sided meetings in Gali district 2009-03-17 08:58 Abkhazia campaigns for extension of the four-sided meetings that used to be held under the aegis of the UN in Gali district, in the way of joining the EU monitors, stated Sergey Shamba, the Foreign Minister of Abkhazia, at the meeting with Joseph Stephanidis, the UN Secretary General’s special envoy, the successor of Ivo Petrov – ITAR TASS.
Georgia is preparing kidnapping of Russian servicemen in Akhalgori district of South Ossetia as recently stated in the RSO Interior Ministry. But this is not the only alarming news from the frontier area.
Elections as a demonstration of independence
A decree on the holding of parliamentary elections in South Ossetia has been signed. Four political parties are getting ready to campaign. Tskhinvali is hoping that democratic elections will show the whole world that South Ossetia is worthy of being called an independent state.
Not a day without a protest in Georgia
Tbilisi has a creative approach to street protest actions. On Friday, March 13 the concert organized by the opposition ended with a police car spectacularly in flames. On Sunday the central city streets were filled with protest slogans "Misha Go Away!" On Monday it was Okruashvili's supporters to organize a spectacle.
The opposition doesn’t trust Georgia’s chief “democratizer”
Just over a month has passed since Dmitry Shashkin took up his post as Minister for Penitentiary and Probation, and he has ended up in the midst of a scandal. As a result of pardons granted to the policemen who were convicted of murdering the bank employee Sandro Girgvliani, the opposition has swamped him with accusations of lying and incompetence. The opposition is indignant. Shashkin is coming up with excuses. The clash is growing.2009-03-17 15:07
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