Thursday, 30 March 2017
Archive by 2009-05-04
Saakashvili to depart for Prague to endorse Eastern Partnership 2009-05-04 17:48 Eastern Partnership program, implying rendering assistance and preferences to the six ex-Soviet states [Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine], will be considered at the summit.
Participation of Abkhazia in Geneva Talks depends on the UN report 2009-05-04 16:59 “Our participation in the Geneva discussions will depend on the approach the United Nations takes. If it accommodates the changed situation and comes closer to the understanding of the reality, then our participation in the discussion will continue. The first sign will be in sight when the UN Secretary-General makes a report on May 15. If it meets our requests, we shall participate in the
Georgian Foreign Ministry: Russia’s chairmanship in UNSC will not change the political landscape 2009-05-04 16:06 Georgia expects no additional complications in connection with Russia’s chairmanship in the UN Security Council [started on May 1st ], said Zurab Kachkachishvili, the Foreign Ministry of Georgia spokesman, at the weekly briefing - Novosti-Gruzia. “Russia has already had the right for veto. If Russia wants to block some decision, it can do it”, Kachkachishvili said.
Opposition presented Saakashvili another ultimatum 2009-05-04 15:12 According to their previous intentions, “intensification of the struggle for Saakashvili’s resignation” was planned. “Considering that the authorities do not listen to the people’s demand we made a decision to start protest actions in the scale of the whole country,” organizers’ today’s statement claimed.
NATO and EU criticize Russia for signed agreement with Abkhazia and South Ossetia 2009-05-04 15:11 On Thursday Russia signed bilateral agreements with Abkhazia and South Ossetia on joint efforts in guarding the state border. According to these documents Russia will provide guarding of the borders South Ossetia and Abkhazia until they form own corresponding bodies.
Bureau of Georgian Parliament to hold a guest meeting 2009-05-04 13:57 The Parliament of Georgia will hold a guest sitting of its Bureau. MPs will gather in the building of Gori municipality at 3 p.m. [local time].
Opposition to change protest action format 2009-05-04 12:33 Starting with May 4th the resumed protest actions of the Georgian opposition will have a new tactics and a new format.
Peter Semenby called for Georgian government to listen to opposition 2009-05-04 11:48 Last evening peter Semneby, the EU special envoy in South Caucasus, left Georgia, having finished the meetings with representatives of government and opposition.
New protest action spots to appear this week 2009-05-04 11:09 Today opposition intends to install mock prison cells near Tbilisi Mayor’s Office in Zhiuli Shartava street, the leaders stated at yesterday’s information rally.
Political squabbles hit common people hard
A regional conference of organizations of Russian compatriots in South Caucasian countries was held in Yerevan. The participants discussed vital problems of the compatriots and the status of the Russian language in South Caucasian republics.
PACE again dances to chonguri
On April 29 a hot discussion broke out at the PACE session. European parliamentarians spoke against Russia’s stand on recognition of Abkhazia’s and South Ossetia’s independence. The Russian side too adopted a tough position on the Caucasian issue.
NATO exercises in Georgia. Orchestra rehearsal
Orchestra Rehearsal filmed by the genius of the Italian cinema Federico Fellini in 1978 was not a roaring success among the viewers. The director created a philosophical parable of what can become of a group (a society) if there is no harmony.2009-05-04 17:50
The date for the opposition is fixed
It has been twenty-five days since the Georgian opposition started its protest actions. The ward-cages erected throughout the center of the city, blocked streets and tent camps – that is what the berhymed Tbilisi looks like today. The dialogue that has been much talked about since April, 9, the starting point of the long-term rallies, has never taken any real shape. The opposition is ready to hold on to the last, that is, until Saakashvili resigns. It his turn, the President has made a decision to draw a line in two weeks, by the 16th of May.
The Georgian opposition is taught to behave in an English manner
The Georgian opposition promised to continue rallies and protest actions in the coming May. Leader of Alliance for Georgia leaves open the possibility of a meeting with the Georgian government. A tendency for a compromise is scarcely noticeable, and the opposition already started to talk about a new wave of protests.
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