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Archive by 2009-08-21
South Ossetia wants to join the Union State 2009-08-21 18:17 At the same time he added he couldn’t rule out that Belarus can recognize independency of South Ossetia.
BUKET crew to be tried later 2009-08-21 17:41 According to the source in the court, "detailed consideration of captain’s case will take place on Monday, when the sailors’ one will be – not known so far".
Paint spilt on Stalin monument in his home city 2009-08-21 17:09 Municipal service of cleaning has been working on cite since morning, fire brigade cars are trying to clean the monument.
Commander of U.S. marines arrived in Tbilisi 2009-08-21 16:46 The general conducted a meeting with David Sikharulidze, the Minister of Defense of Georgia. The meeting was held behind the closed doors, was attended by Devi Chankotadze, the Cief of the Joint Staff of the Armed Forces of Georgia.
Kokoyty: Georgia has greater military potential then before August 2008 2009-08-21 16:10 He said Georgia continued arming. Commenting upon the recent statements claiming South Ossetia tried to enlarge its territory by appending Georgian territory, Kokoyty said: "With these statement Georgian government wants to distract attention from the main topic: arming of Georgia and constant maneuvers with NATO specialists in Georgian territory".
Amendments to the Law on Citizenship of Abkhazia have legal inaccuracies 2009-08-21 16:02 The law was adopted by Abkhazian parliament on July 31st and stirred arguments all through the country. On August 3rd opposition staged a protest action, pointing that most residents of Gali region have Georgian citizenship and do not intend to renounce it. Then the parliament withdrew its decision, and on August 4th Sergey Bagapsh, the leader of Abkhazia, established a commission to solve the
Moscow to send a humanitarian cargo to South Ossetia 2009-08-21 13:52 "To be precise, will be passed 20 computers, 10 printers, 2 multifunctional devices (fax, printer, copier) previously used", the official explained.
Zhvania commented his resignation 2009-08-21 12:57 Lasha Zhvania, the dismissed Minister of Economy, commented upon his resignation at a special briefing – Georgia Times reporter in Tbilisi.
Minister of economy of Georgia is dismissed 2009-08-21 12:35 Lasha Zhvania, the Minister of Economy of Georgia, is dismissed, said PM Nikoloz Gilauri at the press conference in the State Chancellery, devoted to drawing conclusions of government’s work for 6 months – Georgia Times reporter.
Ebralidze demanded 10 mln of moral damage compensation from Targamadze 2009-08-21 11:53 The claim was sent to Tbilisi city court, the date of trial is unknown.
Mukhrovani mutiny suspects case to be considered 2009-08-21 10:58 Previously Georgia Times reported that on May 5th the commandment of the tank battalion in Mukhrovani declared disobedience to the authorities. The negotiations [with participation of President Saakashvili] lasted for over 4 hours, the military laid down weapons. According to the official data, 33 people were arrested over the case, one killed in special operation. 12 of the arrested were
Night Serenades first international festival be held in Batumi 2009-08-21 10:23 Night Serenades first international festival will be held on August 23-27 in Batumi – Georgia Times reporter. The event initiator is Liana Isakadze, the well-known violinist and conductor. The idea is supported by the Ministry of Economic Development of Georgia, the Ministry of Culture, Monument Protection and Sports, and Magti communication company.
The Somali syndrome at the Black Sea
The Black Sea water area is gradually becoming the area for sorting out relationship between Tbilisi and Sukhum. After the notorious story with the arrest of Buket, a Turkish tanker heading towards Abkhazia, the Georgian coastguard detained a dry-cargo ship flying the flag of Cambodia. Afrostart was carrying metal to Sukhum. Is the ship from East Asia going to share the fate of the Turkish vessel that was put up for sale by the Georgian authorities? Will the Caucasus face another wave of confrontation, which is threatening from the sea this time?
Georgian conspiracy theory: myth or reality?
Today the world news agencies report on preparation for subversions in Abkhazia and South Ossetia going on in Vaziani training field in Georgia. Some media inform about the Georgian special services’ intention to discredit Russian military contingent stationed in new republics and sabotage stability in the Caucasus. Moscow, Tskhinval, Sukhum and Tbilisi have offered no official reaction yet. Probably there’ll be no reaction at all.
Trustcorp: a gravy train for spies or a shield for kickbacks
Georgia is one of the poorest Post-Soviet countries where living standards leave much to be desired. And the social achievements of recent years Mikheil Saakashvili reports to Western media are a sneer for Georgians.
National question: why Tbilisi has got a headache
Georgia and Azerbaijan are not just neighbors: they are strategic partners as well. Both countries take part in a number of regional projects including the much talked-of Nabukko project. However, relationship between Baku and Tbilisi are marred by the notorious national question. The polyethnic Georgia that has been famous for its tolerance keeps stepping on the same rake of nationalism after obtaining recognition in 1991. Today, Baku is discussing the distressful situation of its Georgian compatriots after the break of Georgia’s relationship with Russia, as well as the oppression on the part of the authorities. Are there any possible decisions of the Azerbaijani issue in Georgia?
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