Sunday, 26 March 2017
Archive by 2009-05-28
Italy calls on Georgia to make friends with Russia 2009-05-28 17:53 "I think, the August conflict demonstrated the Georgians the feelings of friendship and solidarity not only of our people, but also of the entire world community", Fini replied.
Ilia II called on the authorities to conduct early elections 2009-05-28 17:09 Ilia II, the Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia called on the authorities to take effective measures to drive the country out of political crisis.
National Bank of Georgia to obtain a grant from USAID 2009-05-28 16:40 National Bank of Georgia will receive a USD 3.29 mln grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development to introduce new software for payment systems.
Vashadze received a letter from Clinton 2009-05-28 16:09 Clinton expressed hope that the OSCE mission will continue its work in Georgia in the frames of wide and more effective mandate.
Bagapsh connects Vice President’s resignation with the elections in December 2009-05-28 15:22 Sergey Bagapsh, the leader of Abkhazia, cannot rule out that resignation of Raul Khajimba from the Vice President’s position is connected with the presidential elections coming in December.
Opposition gathered to picket Tbilisi Mayor’s office 2009-05-28 14:33 Georgian opposition started picketing Tbilisi Mayor’s office.
14 UNSC members support territorial integrity of Georgia 2009-05-28 13:18 Yesterday, at the closed consultations of the UN Security Council, held in New York, the UN Secretary-General’s report, issued on May 18th, was considered; 14 UNSC member countries supported the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia, comments the yesterday’s negotiations the Foreign Ministry of Georgia.
Saakashvili departed for Italy with an unofficial visit 2009-05-28 12:26 The information was confirmed in the President’s administration.
Vice president of Abkhazia officially declared his resignation 2009-05-28 11:51 In his official statement the Vice-president explained his decision with disagreement with the methods of the present-day leadership of Abkhazia and their attitude to the opposition forces.
Georgian opposition claims there is no split 2009-05-28 11:40 Also, yesterday Irakli Alasania stated his Alliance for Georgia wouldn’t participate in such radical protest actions as blocking highways and railways. "Blocking highways, opposition doesn’t approach to it aim. We will participate in protest-oriented actions, cooperate with world community to reach the aim, and are ready to conduct specific and meaningful dialog with the authorities", Alasania
Georgia accused Russia of blackmailing the UN 2009-05-28 10:50 "It is very unfortunate (and) alarming that the [UN] Secretariat submitted to the Russian blackmail", Lomaya said.
Vice-President of Abkhazia hasn’t already made a decision on resignation 2009-05-28 10:21 Raul Khajimba, the second person in the state hierarchy of Abkhazia, has remained the opposition leader for all that time.
Friends and foes. Is peace possible?
This year’s Independence Day Georgia celebrated yesterday was a landmark dividing the country into friends, foes and others. The authorities held preplanned events crossing the military parade out of the agenda. Dozens of thousands of opposition supporters in white were yelling: “Misha, go away!” Many Georgians stayed home in their family circles watching TV and thinking when all this would be over to be able to take their children for a walk.
No destructive criticism, please
Recently the opposition in Abkhazia and South Ossetia has become extremely active. Though a politically mature society is hard to imagine without criticism against the country’s authorities, it is Georgia that can take advantage of the actions of the discontent in the new republics.
Alasania’s team is turning into a party
Two dozens of the Georgian parties may be joined by another one, which is going to be founded soon by leader of the oppositional Alliance for Georgia Irakli Alasania. GeorgiaTimes tried to find out from the experts whether it will change the political balance.2009-05-28 23:42
Ranks of the Georgian political prisoners joined by another one
The case of Vladimir Vakhania, a Russian arrested in Zugdidi, in whose support there has been held a recent picket in Moscow, is considered by the Georgian ombudsman’s administration. Being a Moscow businessman, a lawyer and servicemen’s rights defender, he is accused of keeping of weapon and is suspected of being associated with the Russian special services.
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