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Archive by 2009-05-15
Opposition is preparing for a new meeting with Saakashvili 2009-05-15 18:43 “Opposition will present own suggestions as the proposals the President announced, will not be effective “, said Irakli Alasania, the Alliance for Georgia leader.
Radical opposition refused to participate in consultations on reforming the Constitution 2009-05-15 18:11 She believes that this Saakashvili’s initiative “is aimed to preserve his power”.
Hammarberg for preserving of the international presence in Caucasus 2009-05-15 17:17 “All of the Commissioner’s interlocutors without exception underlined the need for a continued international presence with a clear, substantive and meaningful mandate, which can provide security and humanitarian and human rights protection to the population. The Commissioner welcomed the decision to extend the UN mission mandate, and is firmly convinced that UN presence in the region will be
Alasania held a meeting with Council on Foreign Relations delegation 2009-05-15 16:52 The sides discussed the issues of strategic partnership of Georgia and the USA, process of Georgia's integration in European and Atlantic structures, and the role of Washington on th background of the events in the country.
Opposition to start protest actions in regions 2009-05-15 16:31 Georgian opposition starts fulfilling one of the promises they made at one of the rallies near the Parliament building, and begins protest actions in various regions of the country.
Alter/Vision opens in Tbilisi 2009-05-15 16:29 Tbilisi Open Air-Alter/Vision musical festival opens today in the Georgian capital and will last to May 17. the author and the organizer of the contest is Step records [record company].
Putin to visit Abkhazia this summer 2009-05-15 14:12 Sergey Bagapsh said he invited Vladimir Putin, the PM of Russia to visit Abkhazia.
Protesters met Gilauri in London 2009-05-15 12:43 Nika Gilauri, the PM of Georgia, had a wakener in the course of his visit to London: Georgians, residing in Great Britain, met him with protest actions.
Abkhazia is informed of the course of NATO exercises 2009-05-15 11:52 Abkhazia receives intelligence data concerning NATO maneuvers in Georgia, stated Sergey Bagapsh, the leader of Abkhazia.
U.S. regards Georgian authorities’ reaction on opposition’s actions as measured 2009-05-15 11:31 “The Vice President welcomed the government's "measured response to the ongoing opposition protests and its efforts to engage in a dialogue with the non-parliamentary opposition," Biden’s office said. " "He encouraged the government to continue its outreach," they added.
Georgian opposition removed cells from Kostava street 2009-05-15 10:29 Georgian opposition shifted all the cells in Kostava street from highway to sidewalk, part of the surround the Public Broadcaster building; the street was cleaned from the garbage, and in the morning the traffic was resumed.
Bakradze discussed the initiative of constitutional changes with scholars and experts 2009-05-15 09:58 David Bakradze, the Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia, yesterday held a meeting with representatives of academic circles and experts, and discussed with them the President’s initiative on holding constitutional changes [voiced by Mikheil Saakashvili in the course of his meeting with opposition leaders, conducted a few days ago].
The Georgian system of government is another matter of dispute
The rallies and protest actions in Tbilisi are in full swing. Despite the mutual accusations, the government and the opposition seem to be slowly driving at a compromise. In the opinion of some political experts, both the oppositional and governmental, as well as a number of independent experts, certain amendments to the Constitution at the present moment might work as a compromise, together with a possible switch to a parliamentary model of government. Anyway, words are already running high on the matter.
Abkhazia in the face of a new wave of provocations
Georgian special services are trying to boost subversive activities in Abkhazia, the competent authorities of the republic conclude. On May 13 an explosion was reported. A car with Siemens employees on the repair works at the Inguri hydroelectric plant exploded on a grenade in Gali district.
South Ossetia to consider a “non-aggression pact”
Tskhinval delegation is going to discuss the non-use of force agreement at the fifth round of Geneva talks as stated by Boris Chochiev, the RSO President’s Plenipotentiary for post-conflict settlement on May 13.
OSCE hostaged by Tbilisi’s ambitions
Russia’s alleged veto on extension of the OSCE’s mission in Georgia was disproved in Moscow as some media report. According to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs the decision has not been taken yet, a tough discussion is underway. So what’s the intrigue?
Weathervane for Svoboda Radio
“Somoza may be a son of a bitch, but he's our son of a bitch”, - US President Eisenhauer once said about a small and rude dictator of Nicaragua, General Somoza senior (the same words were repeated by James Carter about Somoza junior later). Today the assignment of this “title” to certain persons by leading Western countries guarantees retention of power. American standards imply preservation of these “persons of title” in various parts of the globe.
An Abkhazian youth became a hostage of political games
The Embassy of Germany in Moscow refused to issue a visa for Alkhas Khashig, a sick youth from Abkhazia, for his treatment in a Munich hospital. He applied for an entry permit, having a Russian foreign passport. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Abkhazia Sergey Shamba has drawn the UN mission’s attention to such violation of human rights.2009-05-15 17:14
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