Friday, 31 March 2017
Archive by 2009-03-26
Actions against violence held in Georgian regions 2009-03-26 19:59 Actions against violence were held in a number of Georgian regions. In Gori teaching professors and well-known public figures gathered in a local theatre. They called for opposition and leaders of the country to put aside personal ambitions and give the future generations an opportunity to live in a stable country.
Russia and South Ossetia discussed measures of republic reconstruction 2009-03-26 19:50 Today in Moscow Eduard Kokoyty, the leader of South Ossetia and Viktor Basargin, the Minister of Regional Development of Russia, today discussed the joint measures of reconstruction of the objects, ruined in the course of the August events - Regnum.
Opposition disclaims connection of people from Interior Ministry video to April 9th actions 2009-03-26 16:26 Opposition disclaims any connection of people from the video materials, spread by the Interior Ministry, to the April 9th protest action and calls for all the political forces to state their position in regard to this action openly.
PACE to monitor political situation in Georgia 2009-03-26 15:25 Mátyás Eörsi, the PACE Monitoring Committee representative, currently staying in Georgia, today continued his meetings. Today he was received by non-parliamentary opposition representatives - GeorgiaTimes correspondent in Tbilisi.
Georgian journalist accused opposition of bribery attempt 2009-03-26 14:31 Today Giga Makarashvili, the First Channel of the Public TV of Georgia correspondent accused representatives of opposition.
Grigol Vashadze held a meeting with PACE Monitoring Committee representatives 2009-03-26 12:45 Last evening Grigol Vashadze, the Foreign Minister of Georgia, held a meeting with PACE Monitoring Committee representatives: Mátyás Eörsi and Kastriot Islami, staying in Tbilisi.
PACE representative held a meeting with Alliance for Georgia leaders 2009-03-26 12:20 This morning Mátyás Eörsi, the PACE Monitoring Committee representative held meetings with the Alliance for Georgia leaders: Irakli Alasania, David Gamkrelidze, David Usupashvili. The meeting was conducted in the Alliance office.
Vashadze’s demand caused confusion in Japan 2009-03-26 11:55 The demand of Grigol Vashadze, the Foreign Minister of Georgia, uttered at the negotiations in Tokyo - to renounce the Russian-based term used to name Georgia in Japanese (Gurujia) and to call it with the English-based term Joujia, made confusion with both citizens and some high-ranking officials – ITAR TASS.
Georgian community establishes groups to monitor protest actions 2009-03-26 11:17 Georgian community representatives establish groups to monitor the April 9th protest actions to avoid provocations, stated Levan Gachechiladze, the United Opposition leader – The Vzglyad.
Matthew Bryza held another meeting with Georgian opposition 2009-03-26 10:49 Matthew Bryza, Deputy Assistant U.S. Secretary of State, regarded as the lobbyist of Mikheil Saakashvili and his government by the Georgian opposition, suddenly arrived in Tbilisi last evening.
PACE to hold no general discussion on Caucasus 2009-03-26 10:18 At the meeting of PACE s Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights held yesterday in Berlin deputies suggested to hold no general discussion of the situation with recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia at the April session of the Assembly, stated Dmitri Vyatkin, the member of the Russian delegation – RIA Novosti.
Tskhinval to bring charges against Saakashvili
South Ossetia is to bring a charge against president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili for genocide of Ossetians last August. It was stated by the republic’s Prosecutor - General Taymuraz Khugaev on March 24.
There will be less incidents along the border with Georgia
South Ossetia and Russia have prepared a document outlining their joint guarding of the Georgian-South Ossetian border. The general prosecutor’s office of the republic reported this on 24th March.
«Sun» follows in the steps of «Hope»
According to Georgian news agencies Mze (Sun) TV company has a new owner. David Bezhuashvili, a dominant party deputy, sold his stake to Bidzina Ivanishvili, a billionaire and an alleged sponsor of Nino Burdzhanadze. It is quite probable that Sun will repeat the fate of Imedi (Hope) channel whose studio was smashed up by Georgian riot police in November 2007.
Russia’s hand reaching out to Washington and Brussels
With the coming of US new president Obama, a Democrat, who replaced Bush Junior, a Republican, the attitude of the American administration to Saakashvili’s regime starts getting more critical if not rational which is demonstrated in recent US publications the authors of which do not consider the Rose Revolution in Tbilisi the apotheosis of democracy in the Caucasus.2009-03-26 12:49
Georgia proudly gets itself smothered in debt
Tbilisi is rejoicing at the latest tranche from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which will protect the country’s economy from the upheavals of the global crisis. Georgia’s level of external debt will now rise by a further $187 million. But the repayment deadline is far off: it will be another president who will have to pay back all these billions with interest.
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