Monday, 20 February 2017
Archive by 2009-04-28
A number of Georgian NGOs are against NATO maneuvers 2009-04-28 17:37 Several Georgian NGOs campaign against holding NATO maneuvers in the country in May and against the further way to integration into the Alliance.
New opposition parties may appear in Georgia 2009-04-28 17:02 Mikheil Saakashvili's supporters are talking of possible establishing new, less radical and more constructive opposition parties in Georgia in the future.
Another incident on Freedom Square 2009-04-28 16:13 Another incident occurred today in Tbilisi, where the mock prison cell action is being staged.
Georgia preparing for NATO exercise 2009-04-28 15:40 The preparations for NATO exercise are going on in a regular regime in Georgia.
Georgia to sign Charter of cooperation with Lithuania 2009-04-28 14:41 On April 28th -29th Grigol Vashadze, the Foreign Minister of Georgia, will pay an official visit to Lithuania.
Assembly of Peoples of Georgia opened its site 2009-04-28 13:57 The official site of the Assembly of Peoples of Georgia started its work.
Opposition is afraid of Saakashvili’s “extraordinancy” 2009-04-28 12:45 Levan Gachechiladze, one of the opposition leaders, believes that the authorities are unlikely to use force to settle the political crisis in the country.
Russia and the EU for regular meetings on incident prevention 2009-04-28 12:22 Russia and the EU supported regular meetings in the framework of mechanism of joint incident prevention and response mechanisms in border zones of Georgia and South Ossetia and Georgia and Abkhazia, agreed on the Geneva Talks.
Today is the Day of Repentance in Georgia 2009-04-28 11:31 April 28th is the Day of Repentance in Georgia. It was proclaimed by Ilia II, the Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia, who addressed the government, the opposition and all the people of Georgia and called for everyone to come to church at 6 p.m. to repent.
Night incidents in Tbilisi 2009-04-28 10:58 Two protesters were heavily beaten last night in Tbilsi. According to the victims, they were searching for a shop to buy cigarettes, when over 20 people attacked them and beaten up without a single word.
Opposition prepares actions outside Tbilisi 2009-04-28 10:17 "Saakashvili's government keeps on emitting intensified flows of lies. Take this program of the cheap insurance. People, who has already paid for certificates, cannot use them, as the government hasn't already endorsed the lists", said Irakli Melashvili, one of the National Forum party at the rally near the Parliament.
Difficulties in interpreting the gas diplomacy
The outcome of the energy summit in Bulgaria is interpreted by media from different viewpoints: from Nabucco’s “ victory” over South Stream to the USA having reconciled with the fact of necessity to run a Russian pipeline to Europe. The fact is that the partners did not sign any binding documents, and the text of the final declaration sounds deliberately neutral in respect of all the competing pipelines.
Where do shahids come from? From Pankisi, of course…
A few days after termination of the counterterrorist operation (CTO) there is again unrest in Chechnya. Russian militaries believe a group of gunmen penetrated the republic through Pankisi gorge, like in old 1990s…
Crisis breaks stone walls: authorities and opposition in search of money
Tbilisi rallies have been in full swing for three weeks. The authorities and opposition keep accusing each other of provocations and economic downturn. It is still an open-ended question who will be responsible for all. Meanwhile the opponents are getting more worried about money matters. Analysts predict budget cuts and the opposition have already started collection of donations.
The most efficient reforms failed to prevent poverty in Georgia
At the end of last week, David Bakradze, Speaker of Parliament, received a high award in witness of the fact that for the last five (!) years Georgia has been implementing the most efficient economical reforms in Europe. This conclusion was drawn by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank that has named Georgia to be a Number One reformer-country. Almost on the same day International Monetary Fund (IMF) listed Georgia among the 78 poorest world countries. So, what is the paradox of the Georgian economy? Why do conclusions drawn by the recognized international2009-04-28 15:37
Georgia is on the brink of collapse as long as Chakhalyan remains in jail
Vaagn Chakhalyan, the Apmenian political activist who had been sentenced to 10 years for “participation in mass riots” in Javakhetia was beaten in prison. His lawyers call on international rights defending organizations and the Georgian ombudsman. But it seems neither of them is interested in the fate of Chakhalyan. According to Georgian Armenians this policy drove the country to the loss of Sukhum and Tskhinval.
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