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Archive by 2009-06-01
Gilauri: protest actions will lead to decrease of GDP 2009-06-01 17:45 The government of Georgia states the so-called “street practice” [opposition protest actions] will lead to GDP contract by 1.5 per cent.
Georgian Parliament to continue working in the extraordinary regime 2009-06-01 16:59 The Parliament of Georgia will not return to the work in the normal regime this week, RIA Novosti report alluding to the Parliament’s press service.
Tbilisi hopes the UN will confirm the territorial integrity of Georgia 2009-06-01 16:29 The corresponding statement was spread today by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia. In particular, drawing international police forces in Abkhazia and South Ossetia is mentioned.
Closing ceremony of NATO exercise to be held today in Georgia 2009-06-01 15:40 Today the official closing of the NATO field maneuvers Cooperative Lancer 09, held from May 21st at the battalion level in the framework of Partnership for Peace.
Heidi Tagliavini arrived in Tbilisi 2009-06-01 14:58 The spokesman also mentioned that for several days the Commission will be hold meetings with representatives of the Georgian authorities, and after them specific comments will be made.
The EU president Czech Republic regards the parliamentary elections in South Ossetia as “illegitimate” 2009-06-01 14:13 “The EU is aware that „parliamentary elections “took place in the South Ossetian region of Georgia on 31 May 2009. The EU does not accept the legality of the “elections”, nor its results. The holding of such elections is illegitimate and represents a setback in the search for a peaceful and lasting settlement of the situation in Georgia. The EU reiterates its firm support for sovereignty and
Three parties passed to the South Ossetian parliament – tentative information 2009-06-01 12:37 According to the data from all the 95 polling stations, Unity leads with 46.3 per cent of votes; People’s Party got 22.5 per cent, the same with the Communist party. The voting turnout amounted 81.9 per cent.
Opposition started picketing Tbilisi Mayor’s office 2009-06-01 12:24 Georgian radical opposition started picketing Tbilisi Mayor’s office; Shartava street blocked – RosBalt.
Canadian, wounded in NATO exercise in Georgia, feels satisfactory 2009-06-01 11:46 Canadian serviceman, slightly wounded in NATO exercise in Georgia past Sunday, feels satisfactory, The Vzglyad reports alluding to the Ministry of Healthcare of Georgia.
Opposition activist beaten up 2009-06-01 11:14 On Sunday evening in Tbilisi one young activist was beaten up. It was Melor Vachnadze, one of the three young men who had been previously accused of beating up a Public TV journalist and detained, and then released on Patriarch’s request.
Opposition removed mock prison cells from Freedom Square 2009-06-01 10:37 On Sunday Georgian opposition removed all the cells from Freedom Square, installed several weeks ago, at night traffic was restored.
Parliamentary elections in South Ossetia finished 2009-06-01 10:09 Polls in South Ossetia, electing a new parliament, are over. Polling stations closed at 8 p.m. [Moscow time] - RIA Novosti. The polling turnover amounted 75.39 per cent [data of 6 p.m. Moscow time]. The local legislation allows to call elections valid of the threshold of 50 per cent plus one vote is met.
Europe is delaying the settlement of problems is the Caucasus
A meeting between the representatives of South Ossetia, Georgia, Russia, EU and OSCE has taken place in the Georgian village of Dvani. The parties have discussed an “incident prevention mechanism” agreement developed during the negotiations in Geneva.
They voted for the independence of South Ossetia
There were not so many people at the election district in Moscow as it had been expected. But those were the people who feel genuine concern about the future of the South-Ossetian republic. The answer to the question “Whom did you vote for?” was almost always the same: for independence and freedom.2009-06-01 16:39
EU to yield the palm in Caucasus
With the UN Security Council discussing the mission’s new mandate in Georgia and Abkhazia the European Union is getting more active on the issue. Recently the Georgian side and the EU signed the annex to the monitors’ mission memorandum in order to extend its functions.
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