Sunday, 23 April 2017
Archive by 2009-04-15
Saakashvili called for the opposition to remember of the people 2009-04-15 17:41 Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, advises Georgian politicians “to think how to improve the life of the population, but not to struggle for posts”.
Georgian opposition starts picketing the State Chancellery 2009-04-15 17:39 Georgian opposition supporters resumed the rally near the Parliament.
Georgian Foreign Ministry reported about the meeting of Vashadze and Clinton 2009-04-15 17:04 In the course of his visit to Washington D.C. Grigol Vashadze, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, held a meeting with Hillary Clinton, the U.S. Secretary of State. At the meeting Clinton reiterated the U.S. firm support of Georgia's independency, sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Matthew Bryza and John McCain to arrive in Tbilisi 2009-04-15 16:37 Two U.S. guests, Matthew Bryza and John McCain, are expected in Tbilisi.
Estonia to participate in construction of the new hydro power plant in Georgia 2009-04-15 16:02 Bakhvi Hydro Power, the Georgian- Estonian company, obtained the right for construction of Bakhvi hydro power plant in Ozurgeti. The decision was made at the yesterday’s meeting of the Georgian government.
Picketing of state organizations to be continued in holidays 2009-04-15 15:04 Picketing of the state organizations: the Parliament, the President’s residence and the Public TV, will be continued in holidays as well, stated Eka Beselia, one of the For United Georgia party leaders, at the information rally near Mikheil Saakashvili’s residence in Avlabari.
CEO of Georgian Coca-Cola beaten up 2009-04-15 14:43 Last night the three cases of beating opposition supporters were reported in Tbilisi.
Georgia celebrates the Day of Love 2009-04-15 13:26 Today, on April 15th , Georgia celebrates the Day of Love.
Georgia: Russia keeps violating Medvedev-Sarkozy plan 2009-04-15 12:30 David Sikharulidze, the Minister of Defense of Georgia again accused the Russian side of violating the plan of settling the Georgian- Ossetian conflict, signed by the presidents of Russia and France after the events in South Ossetia.
USA to support Georgia in hard times 2009-04-15 11:47 "We welcome the foreign minister of Georgia here at a very challenging time in the country’s young democratic history. But we are going to discuss a range of issues that are important to our bilateral relationship, that will underscore our strong support for Georgian independence and democracy, and will look for ways to deepen and broaden our partnership. So we’re pleased that you could be here
Opposition to report the international organizations about the violence against the action 2009-04-15 11:14 According to the previous messages, the protest action participants were again beaten up in Tbilisi. Near Avlabari underground station some people attacked the three opposition supporters, participants of the rally near the President’s residence, when the latter were getting in a car.
No actions to be held in Tbilisi on Orthodox Easter 2009-04-15 10:25 The Georgian opposition will try to have another break for holidays. No actions will be staged since Friday to Monday.
NATO must cancel the military maneuvers in Georgia - 15 April, 2009 2009-04-15 09:44 According to Tsyganok, it is not the first time when NATO conducts or tries to conduct the large-scale maneuvers in vicinity of Russia and in fact, acts regardless of the own recommendations on necessity to normalize relations with Russia.
NATO and Saakashvili nursing Napoleon’s ambitions
While Tbilisi is roaring with the protest actions the armies of NATO member states are getting prepared for May exercises on the Georgian training ground in Vasiani. According to the Russian side this is how the North Atlantic Alliance supports Saakashvili’s regime that has discredited itself.
Georgian opposition exercise their wit
After the start of the open-ended protest action the Georgian opposition has made scenarios of the events extremely diversified. Yesterday a rabbit wearing a red tie was let in Mikheil Saakashvili’s residence in Avlabari. Today oppositionists plan to attach hundreds of ties and take cages out to the streets. Toward the evening the headquarters of the protestors will announce the plans for tomorrow.
Saakashvili and Alasania dream of a date
Alliance for Georgia’s pull-back on the common appeal for the president’s resignation did not prove true. Irakli Alasania, the association leader is ready for a meeting with Mikheil Saakashvili in order to determine the date of early presidential election. The authorities have no fear to discuss this issue - they prepared the answer long ago. Lengthy negotiations are in store.
April deadlock for Georgian business
In the first couple of days of this fiery week in Georgia, serious passions have become enflamed. Thank goodness, excesses have managed to be avoided. Businessmen have also got involved in the confrontation between the authorities and opposition. Some have joined one side of the barricades, and others have appeared on the opposite side. The chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce in Georgia (ICC Georgia), Fadi Asli, has added fuel to the fire by saying that “the opposition is killing business in Georgia”.
Division in the opposition ranks
The Georgian opposition has declared that this week a wave of protest will sweep through the country with renewed strength. Meanwhile, within their own opposition ranks, which have not been known for their ability to come to agreements, a division can once again be discerned.
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