Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Archive by 2009-08-04
Foreign Ministry of Georgia issued a statement over the firing of police post in Plavismani 2009-08-04 17:50 The Foreign Ministry of Georgia issued a statement over the incident in settlement Plavismani, where a police post had been fired.
Candidate PM of South Ossetia to be announced tomorrow 2009-08-04 17:11 “Now the constitutional procedure must take place, the Parliament will consider the candidate PM, and after the Parliament’s endorsement the President will appoint the new chairman of the government, and formation of the new government of South Ossetia will begin," said Eduard Kokoyty, the leader of South Ossetia. .
Polish journalist sacked for calling Georgia an aggressor 2009-08-04 16:22 Bater saud that he was sacked from TVP [state TV company] for the attempt to share the non-Georgian point of view with the TV viewers of Poland.
Two new cases of the swine flu in Georgia 2009-08-04 15:38 Two new cases of H1N1 recorded in Georgia.
Actions of commemoration to be held in Tskhinval 2009-08-04 14:59 A number of events are planned in South Ossetia on the threshold of the 1st anniversary of the August war.
Kokoyty summons the Security Council 2009-08-04 14:05 Last evening settlement Otrev [Tskhinval region, South Ossetia] was fired from settlement Plavi [Georgia]. At 10:05 p.m. on Monday three mortar shots were made from the Georgian side, one shell blasted at the border with Otrev. The Interior Ministry of Georgia called these messages misinformation.
Russians think Georgia and the USA are guilty of the August conflict 2009-08-04 13:24 Russians blame Georgia and the USA for August conflict in 2008.
EU called on Georgia and South Ossetia to abstain from raising tension 2009-08-04 12:35 The European Union called on Georgian and South Ossetian sides to abstain from raising tension and provide unrestricted access to both sides of the border for the EU monitors.
U.S. Department of State decided not to interfere in investigation of incidents in Caucasus 2009-08-04 12:00 The U.S. Department of State decided not to interfere in investigation of incidents at the border of Georgia and South Ossetia, as believes these are local and must be studied by the participant countries themselves.
PM of South Ossetia was dismissed 2009-08-04 11:30 Aslanbek Bulatsev, the PM of South Ossetia, and the government of the republic were resigned.
South Ossetia again claims about firing from Georgian side 2009-08-04 11:07 Last evening settlement Otrev [Tskhinval region, South Ossetia] was fired from settlement Plavi [Georgia].
Round table, devoted to the anniversary of the August war, was held in Tbilisi 2009-08-04 10:28 The round table, initiated by Historical Heritage NGO, and devoted to the anniversary of the events in South Ossetia, was held in Tbilisi.
A meeting in Ergneti has been derailed again: the EU mission is losing score
The incidents at the Georgian-South-Ossetian border seem to happen with frightening frequency. Besides, as a result of Tskhinval and Tbilisi’s repeated mutual accusations of provocative actions the scheduled meeting on developing the incidents preventing mechanism that was to be held in Ergneti never took place. The European Union missioners seem to be quite optimistically-minded: to everyone’s surprise, they never found any signs of firing.
Moscow and Tskhinval are calling upon the Georgian authorities to come to their senses
Another incident happened at the border between Georgia and South Ossetia. Ministry of Defense of South Ossetia made a statement that last evening, three trench mortar shots were made from the Georgian village of Plavi in the direction of the village of Otrev located in the Tskhinvalski region. This time, the authorities of the republic made a decision to enter the event of shooting, having not only sent the operational investigative group but also having invited journalists to the site.
Who drove a boundary pillar into Georgia’s heart?
The Georgian authorities are indignant: someone has set up boundary pillars in the village of Kveshi, to the North of Gori, close to South Ossetia. Tbilisi accused Moscow of attempting to "penetrate inside the Georgian territory". Russian border guards stated that they are not involved in the incident. Is it Tskhinval that has "evened" the border? But that is rather far from the Trusovskoye gorge... The situation looks the same as it was a month ago with the Mamisonski mountain pass: much ado about nothing. Besides, the European observers appeared at inappropriate times, so that Tbilisi had to withdraw its demands.
Moscow and Tbilisi set their own hopes on Rasmussen
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, a Dane, has officially taken over as the NATO Secretary General. He already revealed his priorities saying he will focus on solution to the Afghan problem and improvement of relations with Russia. However, Tbilisi sets particular hopes on the alliance’s new secretary general.2009-08-04 19:16
Georgia: trying role of victim again
As the tragic anniversary of the Georgian armed invasion in South Ossetia aimed at recovery of the breakaway autonomy lost in mid 90s is getting closer Tbilisi’s propaganda machine and sympathizing Western media have started an open misinformation campaign against Russian militaries.2009-08-04 17:17
Joining NATO isn’t worth the ado
Most Georgian media tried to omit the Historic Heritage round table session with the experts discussing truths that hurt the ears of Georgian government and pro-western opposition. The fact is: Tskhinval invasion damaged the Georgian statehood. The thesis is: this could have been avoided abandoning hopes to join NATO.
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