Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Archive by 2009-06-09
Saakashvili arranged a meeting with Gachechiladze for this evening 2009-06-09 17:51 The meeting is expected to be held this evening. "This meeting is necessary. It is easy to reject it, but I must learn what he wants to say. Our demand remains the same – Saakashvili’s resignation", Gachechiladze said at the action near MIA building.
USA doesn’t support Moscow’s proposal to divide OSCE mission 2009-06-09 17:37 This variant appears inadmissible for the U.S. side: the very idea is not clear – why to divide if the OSCE is the one organization, and there is no need to divide this organization into separate parts, he said and added that monitoring must be conducted from both sides to be effective.
Opposition flew a kite with Saakashvili and Merabishvili depicted 2009-06-09 17:35 "We let this dragon to never have it back again", said representatives of youth offices of opposition parties, authors of the event.
Human chain near MIA, Ministry of Finance, Prosecutor’s Office, Ministry of Environment 2009-06-09 16:59 All these ministries and buildings are located near each other in Ortachala district in Tbilisi. A number of opposition leaders state that picketing and human chain will stand for more than an hour.
Opposition pickets MIA building in Ortachala 2009-06-09 16:10 Opposition supporters who gathered in Rustaveli Avenue at the noon, came to MIA building. Today they renounced party symbols and use only state flags. Following the initiative of opposition leaders, the picket in protest against illegal actions of law enforcement representatives against opposition supporters will last till evening.
Abkhazia feels alerted about the UN Security Council new resolution 2009-06-09 15:49 Lakoba underlined that in the recent report by the UN Secretary General some changes in the form took place, but “essence and contents didn’t change a bit”. The fact of the changed title Report of the Secretary General Presented in accordance with Resolutions 1808 /2008/, 1839/2008/, 1866/2009/ of the UN Security Council, instead of Situation in Abkhazia, Georgia, is presented as a positive fact.
Opposition is walking to Interior Ministry building and Prosecutor’s Office 2009-06-09 14:43 After the rally opposition supporters started march to the buildings of MIA and Prosecutor’s Office; they are expected to picket these buildings.
Opposition gathers in the centre of Tbilisi to picket Interior Ministry building 2009-06-09 14:16 Though opposition leaders declared mobilization of supporters to the noon, only about 200 protesters gathered to that time. Zviad Dzidziguri, one of the opposition leaders, promised the picketing will surely be held today and reminded that to June 9th opposition would be protesting and demanding President Saakashvili’s resignation for 2 months exactly.
Saakashvili returned a Jehovah’s Witness’ child to hospital 2009-06-09 12:58 Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, ordered Alexander Kvitashvili, the Minister of Labor, Healthcare, and Social Protection, to return to hospital the 4-year old Inna Tsarielashvili, whose parents are Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Georgian mass media: Saakashvili is ready to hold a meeting with Levan Gachechiladze 2009-06-09 12:17 Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, proposed United Opposition leader Levan Gachechiladze a meeting, The Vzglyad reports alluding to The Alia [Tbilisi newspaper].
Indian company to build a cement plant in Marneuli region of Georgia 2009-06-09 11:21 Indian company Pioneer Cement Industries will build a cement plant in Georgia in nearest 2-3 years and will invest USD 150 mln in the project.
Tskhinval published results of the parliamentary elections 2009-06-09 10:49 Central Electoral Commission of South Ossetia published the results of the elections to the parliament of the fifth convocation, Interfax reports alluding to Bella Pliyeva, the Commission chairperson.
Georgian Minister of Economic Development to deliver speech at the conference in Kazakhstan 2009-06-09 10:06 Lasha Zhvania, the Minister of Economic Development, is currently staying in Alma Ata, where the fifth Eurasian conference Silk Road Revival is taking place.
I would be glad to serve the parliament…
“The ward city” put up in the center of Tbilisi by the Georgian opposition two months ago is growing smaller day by day. Today, the territory adjoining Tbilisi Mariott hotel has been cleared of the improvised ward-cages. It is also planned to reorganize the wards near the parliament building. However, the lawmakers are taking their time to return to their building, preparing another visiting session. The Independent Experts Club even called upon them either to resume the work of the country’s legislative body, or to withdraw from their mandates.
Tskhinval goes on with its everyday work
Private dwellings are being reconstructed in South Ossetia. The builders promise to provide the citizens of Tskhinval with a new shelter by autumn. Commissioning of the Dzuarikau-Tskhinval gas pipeline connecting the young republic with Russia is scheduled for the same period.
MIA of Georgia has got drugs and arms at hand
It looks like Georgia is going to face a new wave of reprisals. Member of Movement for United Georgia Levan Terashvili and Nino Burjanadze's associate Gocha Tsiklauri have been detained on the standard charge addressed to those who must be removed from political horizon. Mikhail Saakashvili's illegal methods of fighting the opponents will soon be considered by Human Rights Court in Strasbourg; a petition to the court was filed by one of the political prisoners, businessman Merab Ratishvili (see photo).
Georgian and Russian Ballet Star Leaves USA
The ballet dancer Nino Ananiashvili announced that this spring season in the American Ballet Theater will be the last one for her in the US. So she can dedicate more time to the management of the Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theater where she teaches the Russian ballet art to children.
Subjective Objectivity by Vision of Humanity
Why does Russia occupy the 136th position of 144 in the Vision of Humanity rating and Georgia the 134th? A parameter which also makes it, putting it baldly, far from being pacific. However, Georgia at whose prompting Russia had to sustain its peace enforcement operation in South Ossetia, turned out to be slightly «more peaceful» than its northern neighbour.2009-06-09 14:18
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