Monday, 20 February 2017
Archive by 2009-08-25
Amnesty to be declared on August 28th 2009-08-25 17:30 On August 28th, in Mariamoba day (Assumption of the Virgin Mary) another party of prisoners and convicts will be declared to be pardoned.
Introduction of the new Minister of Economy postponed 2009-08-25 16:55 This midday Nikoloz Gilauri, the PM, must have introduced Zurab Pololikashvili, the ambassador of Georgia to Spain, and the candidate Minister. Neither has already appeared in the Ministry.
Georgia threatens to thwart Olympics 2014 2009-08-25 16:53 "We are working intensively on this issue with international organisations. In case the decision is not changed, democratic countries must set up a boycott to these Olympics", Minashvili said.
Tomorrow Kokoyty arrives in Moscow 2009-08-25 16:06 On the threshold of South Ossetia’s recognition by Russia anniversary Kokoyty expressed his gratitude to Dmitry Medvedev, the President of Russia, for the support and aid in August 2008, The address was sent today to the Russia’s embassy in Tskhinval.
Personnel purges in Ministry of Environment Protection continue 2009-08-25 15:36 A criminal case over illegal deforestation in Ateni gorge [Shida Kartli region] established, all the employees in Gori forest district were sacked.
Georgia granted refugee status to private Artemiyev 2009-08-25 14:46 "On August 4th the Ministry granted Artemiyev the status of refugee. At the initial stage the Ministry and the representative office of the UN High Commissioner’s for Refugees will help Artemiyev by financing to let him independently settle and get employed in Georgia", Kokaya said.
Georgia set Panamanian vessel free after the fine paid 2009-08-25 13:10 Previously Georgia Times reported the vessel was detained on August 20th by coastal guards in Poti basin for environment contamination.
Rosneft established an affiliate in Abkhazia 2009-08-25 12:31 Since August 21st the share of Rosneft in authorized capital of RN-Shelf of Abkhazia has amounted 100 per cent. Previously Sergei Bogdanchikov, the president of Rosneft, said the company hoped to obtain from the Abkhazian government a license for oil extraction in the shelf. The head of the company added that the area to be studied, amounts appr. 2.5 square kilometers.
Georgia to preserve participation in 75 international CIS agreements 2009-08-25 11:55 Previously the Ministry of Economic Development informed that Georgia will remain the member of copyright and adjacent rights protection agreement and a member of fake product trade-marks and geographic location report and suppression agreement.
Today in Estonia Vashadze delivers a lecture on Georgia’s foreign policy priorities 2009-08-25 11:14 Today Grigol Vashadze, the Foreign Minister of Georgia, arrives in Tallin with an official visit. He is to hold meetings with Estonian leaders and read a leture on foreign policy priorities of Georgia.
Committee for State Security of South Ossetia: Georgia prepares terrorist acts 2009-08-25 10:42 "The Committee for State Security of Republic of South Ossetia possesses data on preparation and conduction of terrorist acts in the territory of South Ossetia by Georgian special services in the nearest future”, today’s statement of the Committee says. “The law enforcement bodies of the republic are conducting investigation to prevent the planned subversive terrorist act and detect people able to
Recognition anniversary: first results
On the eve of Russia’s recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, the politicians from Moscow, Sukhum and Tskhinval are presenting their evaluation of the event. In his opinion, Russia’s decision was the only right decision in that situation. The young republics continue to develop, and some kind of peace has set in finally in the South Caucasus. Now, there is a hope that in due time Tbilisi will abandon its aggressive statements addressed to its closest neighbors and will start building a dialogue with them.
“Wild geese” from the Ukrainian godfather
The echo of the last year five-day war in the Caucasus suddenly turned into a thunderous informational scandal. This time, it is Ukraine which is also involved in the conflict apart from its direct participants, Georgia, South Ossetia and Russia. The detonator was the statement of the investigative committee of the Russian prosecutor’s office (ICP) about the Ukrainian servicemen having taken part in the Russian-Georgian conflict last August together with the UNA-UNSO militants.
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