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EU sets aside EUR 2 mln for Georgia 2009-07-07 18:02 Georgia has been granted EUR 2 million to help people affected by the conflict in South Ossetia in August 2008 as stated by Louis Michel, European commissioner for development in charge of the EU's relations with developing countries.
Opposition welcomes Barack Obama’s statement on Georgian issue 2009-07-07 17:47 Georgian opposition considers it important that US President Barack Obama touched upon Georgia's territorial integrity issue at the meeting in Moscow.
Saakashvili and Gilauri content with Obama’s statements on Georgia 2009-07-07 17:04 Georgian Prime Minister Nika Gilauri was positive about US President Barack Obama's statements on Georgia he made in Moscow.
Georgia simplifies visa issuance to foreign citizens 2009-07-07 16:46 Georgia simplifies visa issuance to foreign citizens. According to the draft amendments to the law "On legal status of foreigners" the citizens of other countries will be given an alternative of a single entry 90-day visa instead of a yearly one.
Georgia suspends gas supplies to Armenia 2009-07-07 16:32 From July 8 to July 10 Russian gas supplies to Armenia by transit via Georgia will be temporarily stopped because of repairs at the Georgian gas measuring station (GMS).
IMF mission on the way to Georgia 2009-07-07 14:43 Today the IMF mission is arriving in Georgia on a two-day visit. The issue of the IMF's budgetary aid to Georgia will be discussed at the negotiations for the first time
Obama promises to respect Russia’s position on Georgia 2009-07-07 14:28 US President Barack Obama in his conversation with Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin promised to respect Russian interests in the post-Soviet space, in particular, Russia's position in Russia-Georgia and Russia-Ukraine relations, Yuri Ushakov, deputy head of the Russian government's administration who was at the meeting told journalists today.
Georgia denies Russia’s petition for sergeant Glukhov’s extradition 2009-07-07 13:34 Georgian Ministry denied the petition filed by Russian Prosecutor's Office for extradition of Russian sergeant Alexander Glukhov who left the military unit in South Ossetia and fled to Georgia, the message of the Georgian Ministry of Justice reads.
Download the original attachment Saakashvili: Obama supports Georgia at meeting in Kremlin 2009-07-07 12:28 President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili considers the USA's attitude to Georgia as "unconditional support". This is what the Georgian leader said commenting on US President Barack Obama's statement at the joint press conference in the Kremlin with his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev on Monday.
Georgia to present a report on August conflict 2009-07-07 11:27 In the near future Georgian government will present a report on the August 2008 conflict in the Caucasus.
Georgia ranks 72nd in the list of happiest countries in the world 2009-07-07 10:55 New Economics private foundation (Great Britain) has published annual Happy Planet Index 2009. The authors have determined the happiest world countries according to three factors: life expectancy, life satisfaction and the state of environment. 143 countries from all over the world have been scored.
The unlimited potential of the Georgian prisons
The fighter against the criminal elements of the Georgian society has evidently overexerted himself: according to the Conservative Party, Mikhail Saakashvili has put at least 150 people behind bars on political grounds. Simultaneously, the alarm was raised by mothers of those Ossetians that have been illegally detained by the Georgians. They appealed to Barack Obama, the only person who is able to assert any influence over the Georgian president.
What might Georgia expect of Medvedev and Obama’s “reload”?
The meeting between the presidents of Russia and the USA has been held in Kremlin. This is the second personal meeting of Dmitri Medvedev and Barack Obama and the first visit of the current White House master to Moscow. The purpose of negotiations is to "reload" bilateral relations, which is not that easy, in the opinion of experts and the media. The most complicated matters, that is, the discrepancies as to SNF were practically settled. Now, what about Georgia? What did the presidents decide about its future, considering their countries' geopolitical interests and their inevitable influence2009-07-07 15:04
In Medvedev & Obama’s Dialog Saakashvili Turned Out to Be an Odd Man Out
On the very first day of the Russian and US Presidents' meeting Georgia was one of the topics of their conversation. Of course, this fact can be interpreted differently. Especially as during his press conference in the Kremlin Barak Obama repeated the well-known position of Washington on this issue. But maybe the presidents mentioned Tbilisi not because they had nothing else to discuss. It looks like the interlocutors' desire to close the «inconvenient issue» as soons as possible in order to concentrate on the main thing, the real reason of Obama's visit to Moscow.
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