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Saakashvili is sure about the future of the Georgian economy 2009-05-18 18:35 Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia believes that the global financial crisis will produce no negative influence on the Georgian economy, and, moreover, will help it a lot.
Saakashvili believes that early presidential and parliamentary elections will undermine economy 2009-05-18 17:40 Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, cannot agree with the demand of the radical opposition and call snap presidential and parliamentary elections, as, according to the Georgian leader, in that case the sum allocated to support economy, will be spent on organization of elections.
Georgian President confessed he doesn’t know much about rock music 2009-05-18 16:42 Tbilisi - Open Air was held in the capital of Georgia from May15 to 17. According to the previous announcements, the forum was intended to be the alternative to Eurovision 2009 [in Moscow], in which Georgia didn’t participate as their song didn’t comply with the rules of the contest.
Georgians don’t believe in effectiveness of Saakashvili’s negotiations with opposition 2009-05-18 15:40 Only 18.5 per cent of the surveyed believe that negotiations of Saakashvili and opposition will be fruitful. 50.3 per cent don’t believe; 31.2 per cent found difficult to answer.
First stage of NATO exercise in Georgia is over 2009-05-18 14:45 Today staff part of exercise of NATO member and participant countries in the framework of Partnership for Peace program was over – Interfax. Staff exercise was aimed to work out the compatibility of multinational forces while implementing peacemaking tasks, said Giovanni Savareze, NATO Brigadier General and the head of the exercise. According to Savareze, all the 235 participants of the staff
Saakashvili: opposition actions impede economic development of Georgia 2009-05-18 13:15 "[Inflow] of taxes depend on jobs; jobs depend on investments and when threats have been heard permanently - ‘we will blow up the country; block railway; block road; block airport; we will not let anyone in’ – I want each of us to think about what damage these statements by irresponsible politicians have brought to the pockets and budget of each Georgian citizen and each family and also to the
Boris Gryzlov, the State Duma Speaker, to visit Abkhazia 2009-05-18 12:46 Today Boris Gryzlov, the Russian State Duma [lower chamber of the parliament] Speaker, will have a one-day working trip to Abkhazia, RIA Novosti reports alluding to the lower chamber of the parliament office.
Georgia to send 170 servicemen to Afghanistan 2009-05-18 12:10 Georgia will send its military servicemen to Afghanistan to participate in a peacemaking operation, said David Sikharulidze, the Minister of Defense of Georgia.
Zourabishvili intends to acquaint the EU with the demands of the Georgian people 2009-05-18 11:16 According to Zourabishvii, she uses all the mechanisms to acquaint the world community with the demands of the Georgian people.
Gocha Dzasokhov: we must ask each other for forgiveness
On May 14-15 Sochi was hosting the First Congress of the Worldwide Assembly of Georgian Peoples (WAGP). The idea of a new NGO with an explicit political task to improve Georgian-Russian relations and achieve Georgia’s neutral status was declared by Gocha Dzasokhov in December 2008. Now he’s elected as WAGP President.
Georgia anticipating the second wave of crisis
The latest economic news seems to be rather distressing: a growing avalanche of overdue credits, suspended trading at the stock exchange and a foreign debt swelling because of the national currency fall. The National Bank of Georgia took a decision to set the lari to “free floating”. The experts are anticipating another wave of crisis.
Georgian opposition on the way to health resorts
It looks like the opposition has run out of new ideas. Everything from throwing carrots at the president’s residence to “storming” the police HQ has been tried out over recent 5 weeks. The authorities have stood the test by applying no force against protesters. The only advance the opposition achieved is the head of the state’s consent to constitutional changes.
Georgian protest expressed in a violin clef
A musical festival called Tbilisi Open Air - Alter/Vision is to be held in Tbilisi. According to its initiators, this event is totally free of politics and is ideologically opposed to the international Eurovision 2009 held in Moscow.
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