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Archive by 2009-06-08
Journalists and opposition staged a joint protest action 2009-06-08 17:43 Today journalists and opposition staged a protest action near the National Commission on Communications of Georgia.
Ministry of Finance: the budget of Georgia will increase 2009-06-08 16:49 The State budget of Georgia will increase by GEL 312 mln, said Kakha Baindurashvili, the Minister of Finance of Georgia, at today’s meeting with local and foreign businessmen.
Vashadze doubts new war with Russia 2009-06-08 16:48 “Russia will not allow itself to oppose itself the world community," Vashadze said at the conference.
Saakashvili signed an order on establishment of the Constitutional Commission 2009-06-08 16:00 Avtandil Demetrashvili, the professor of Tbilisi State Ivane Javakhashvili University was appointed the chairman; to June 14th he must present the Commission regulations for endorsement.
National Forum party goes to the regions 2009-06-08 15:57 After May 26th National Forum opposition party renounced participation in mock prison cells action, as well as rallies near the Parliament. Today it published its action plan for the nearest days.
Philip Gordon, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State to arrive in Tbilisi on June 9th 2009-06-08 14:46 Grigol Vashadze, the Foreign Minister of Georgia, confirmed the messages of a number of mass media, reporting of the coming visit of Philip Gordon, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, to Tbilisi.
Nalbandayn: there are no unsolvable problems between Georgia and Armenia 2009-06-08 14:09 According to Nalbandyan, the main topic of the meeting held in the Foreign Ministry of Georgia, was preparation to the visit of Mikheil Saakashvili to Yerevan, planned for June 25th -26th .
Opposition removed part of mock prison cells in Rustaveli Avenue 2009-06-08 12:56 At the present moment the sanitary service from the Mayor’s office is working there.
Russia’s Council of Federation delegation to visit Abkhazia 2009-06-08 12:19 According to Galina Stranichkina, the Abkhazian parliament Speaker’s assistant, on June 9th Council of Federation members and deputies of the local parliament will conduct a commission on cooperation sitting.
Zurab Nogaideli predicts elections or revolution in autumn 2009-06-08 11:43 Zurab Nogaideli, the ex-PM of Georgia, For Just Georgia movement leader, predicts early elections this autumn in Georgia, in case nor the government “will get a new revolution,” he said in the air of Public TV, Political Week program.
Georgia and Azerbaijan to discuss the issue of state border again 2009-06-08 10:59 Another meeting of Georgian-Azerbaijanian inter-governmental commission on delimitation and demarcation of the state border will be held in Tbilisi on June 17th-18th, said Nikolai Natbiladze, Georgian ambassador in Azerbaijan – The Vzglyad.
Are Saakashvili and UN no longer friends?
While the United Nations Security Council is discussing the opportunity of continuing its observers’ work in Abkhazia and Georgia, the official Tbilisi is openly complaining about UN’s actions. Recently, President Saakshvili gave rigid comments on the efficiency of the Organization’s monitoring mission last August. There is evidently a reason for that.
Business consolidation and the politicians
Business consolidation and the Georgian politicians seem to be unable to come to terms, and it is not only the oppositely-minded officials who cannot find any common ground. The on-going dispute is undermining both the United National Movement ruling team and the ranks of non-parliament opposition, which is also far from solidarity. It is the businessmen who show unexampled unity against the backdrop of crisis.
On Neva Grain and Transatlantic Wine
The Presidents of Abkhazia and South Ossetia have participated in the World Grain Forum in St. Petersburg. They had an opportunity to communicate with the representatives of 65 world counties. The Georgian authorities ignored the forum. Now they are much more worried about the promotion of Georgian wines in Canada and the US.2009-06-08 17:31
Auditor Coming to Tbilisi. From USA
The Georgian Opposition is going to celebrate its anniversary, 2 month from the standoff beginning, by a new wave of protests: in front of the Parliament a demonstration will be held, then a peaceful march towards the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Main Procuracy. The opposition leaders, often criticized for their «indecision», intend to demonstrate to Vice State Secretary of the US for Europe and Eurasia Philip Gordon the grade of their dissatisfaction with the president. Saakashvili committed to attack and warned his opponents on possible consequences.
The Federation Council of Russia gave the floor to the Georgians and Russians
Several well-known public figures living in Moscow and Tbilisi have met with the Russian senators. Together they tried to find possible ways of settling the disputes and establishing further cooperation between the two countries in the context of social, economical, cultural and humanitarian development.
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