Friday, 28 April 2017
Archive by 2009-07-10
Ongoing militarization in Georgia does no good to stabilization in Caucasus 2009-07-10 21:10 Further militarization of Georgia and NATO exercises in its territory don’t contribute to stabilization in the Caucasus.
Medvedev: UN must reckon with new reality in Caucasus 2009-07-10 20:25 Russian President Dmitry Medvedev stated Moscow would lift its veto on the decision to extend the UN mission's mandate in Abkhazia provided the UN's approach was more pragmatic.
Famous public figures of Georgia present new movement 2009-07-10 19:00 The presentation of Protect Georgia, a new opposition-oriented public movement striving for peaceful change of power, was held in Tbilisi today.
Russia’s Ambassador to Georgia to protect Russian interests in Armenia from now on 2009-07-10 17:53 Russia's Ambassador to Georgia Vyacheslav Kovalenko who left Tbilisi after the start of hostilities in South Ossetia last August starts protecting Russia's interests in Armenia.
Abkhazia ratifies joint border protection treaty with RF 2009-07-10 16:44 It will be remembered that on April 30 Russia and Abkhazia signed a treaty on joint protection of the state border stipulating that Russia is in charge of Abkhazia’s state border protection until the border security service is created in the country. A similar document was signed with South Ossetia.
Georgian opposition urges for united HQ and civil disobedience 2009-07-10 15:37 National Forum party calls on Georgian non-parliamentary opposition to set up a united headquarters to coordinate actions of the opposition. It was stated by Gubaz Sanikidze, a party leader. He believes the headquarters must solve all issues arising during rallies, GHN reports.
British MPs call on NATO to harden position on Russia 2009-07-10 15:23 NATO must take a "hard-headed" approach to Russia, the Commons Defence Committee (Great Britain) believes. The Chamber’s report states that despite necessity to cooperate with Moscow on a number of issues it does not mean "accepting the legitimacy of a Russian sphere of influence". According to the deputies Great Britain must urge pull-out of Russian troops from the territory of Georgia, Polit.ru
Georgian opposition wants to celebrate 2010 without Saakashvili 2009-07-10 14:45 Georgian opposition plans to direct all efforts to achieve its main objective - change of power before 2010.
Burdzhanadze on working trips to USA and Europe 2009-07-10 13:57 Democratic Movement – United Georgia leader Nino Burdzhanadze began her working trips to the USA and Europe.
Opposition to widen their protest 2009-07-10 13:34 Georgian opposition that has been holding large-scale rallies for President Mikheil Saakashvili’s resignation since April 9 announces plans to widen protest and move to periphery.
Opposition catches Saakashvili in another lie 2009-07-10 13:09 Georgian opposition caught Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili in another lie. According to Georgia’s Conservative Party yesterday members of Imereti Regional Party Division and their supporters held a rally at the Kutaisi Automotive Plant.
Geneva Mechanism Gone Haywire
Abkhazia and South Ossetia have started doubting the usefulness of the Geneva discussions and are considering their rejection. In its turn, Georgia doubts they will do it. Even Russia has confirmed its interest in these meetings. UN and USCE missions, now Geneva meetings... The global community is losing control over the situation in the region. This is alarming. Shouldn’t Tbilisi and Brussels think about it?
Is Georgia taking it out on the Belarusian tourists?
The citizens of the country which is equally loyal to Abkhazia and Georgia have got into a mess in the Caucasus. Before a trip to Tbilisi, they had visited Sukhum. This resulted in a fine paid by a man, while a woman got behind bars. However, the Belarusian government does not hurry to come to their rescue.
Missing the storm
These days, the Georgian opposition expressed its concert about the disappearance of the president. However, Mikhail Nikolaevitch has not been on air for only 24 hours. With his fiery speech delivered at the Security Council meeting, Saakashvili obviously decided either not to distress his opponents, or to bear some ill will against Russia, which, in his interpretation, is to blame for all the misfortunes of Georgia, or else, to make a declaration of love and loyalty to the United States. This time, he assured that there will be no war.
Tbilisi Authorities Decided to Move In On International Law
The Georgian parliamentarians have found the way to fight Russia. To oversome its veto on international missions, they want to make the UN recognize it as an aggressor and occupant». At the same time deputees are planning to use courts to squeeze Russian companies from Abkhazia and South Ossetia.2009-07-10 17:44
The idea that the crisis has blown over and that the economic recovery has been started is quite popular today, at the suggestion of the Georgian government. Meanwhile, the experts are warning again unjustifiable hopes. However, the economical situation in Georgia is as confusing as the political one.
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