Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Archive by 2009-09-15
Russian President sees no possibilities to improve relations with Georgia under Saakashvili 2009-09-15 17:36 Russia can restore diplomatic relations with Georgia after resignation of Mikheil Saakashvili, the president of Georgia, stated Dmitri Medvedev, the president of Russia, today, and added that he sees no possibility to improve Russian-Georgian relations under the present-day leaders of Georgia
Armenia renounced participation in Nabucco 2009-09-15 16:25 Signing of the agreement on Nabucco took place on July 13th . It implies transportation of natural gas to European countries via Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Austria. The length of the pipeline amounts 3 300 km, power – 31 bn of cunbic meters per year.
FSS promised not to sink Georgian vessels 2009-09-15 15:34 Ships of the FSS RF [Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation]border service won’t sink Georgian vessels in case they appear in Abkhazian waters.
EXPO Deutschland exhibition opens in Tbilisi 2009-09-15 15:22 Today in Tbilisi, in Radisson hotel, EXPO Deutschland exhibition will be opened. According to the Ministry of Economic Development, the event was organized by the economic union of Germany and the national Investment Agency of Georgia.
Russia signed agreements on military cooperation with Abkhazia and South Ossetia 2009-09-15 14:54 "We’ve just signed agreements on military cooperation. It’s the first step in development of military cooperation between our countries", he said.
Tbilisi called on the West not to supply Russia with weapons 2009-09-15 14:15 The foreign Ministry of Georgia commented upon Russia’s intentions to purchase Mistral - amphibious assault ship, and issued a statement urging the world to refrain from arms supplies to Russia.
Russian border guards to detain vessels violating Abkhazian border 2009-09-15 13:03 Previously Evgheniy Inchin, the deputy head of border guard service of the FSS RF stated that Russian coastal guard together with Abkhazian colleagues will secure vessels entering Abkhazian waters, from detainments by the Georgian side.
New case of the swine flu in Georgia 2009-09-15 12:45 The 21st case of swine flu was detected in Georgia.
Georgia demands to recognize Russia as “aggressor”officially 2009-09-15 12:06 The Supreme Council of the “alternative’ government of Abkhazia, acting in Tbilisi, today spread a statement over the recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia by Venezuela.
Georgian authorities introduce vacations for prisoners 2009-09-15 11:57 A system of vacation for prisoners starts to work in Georgia.
Washington concerned over the fate of Georgian pirates
Last week Abkhaz President Sergey Bagapsh ordered his navy forces “to destroy Georgian ships trespassing Abkhazia’s sea border” emphasizing that “this step is necessary because of Georgia’s continuous pirate activities». Hardly had Abkhazia made these unambiguous warnings to the newly sprung “pirates” under Georgian flag when Washington was quick to intervene.
Georgian Kurds: March on West
Polish radio reported on increased number of refugees from Georgia with Yezidi Kurds being the majority. They are not happy with their lives at home not speaking the only official language – Georgian. As GeorgiaTimes learned from the Union of Yezidis mostly it’s young people that go away in search of dolce vita. But part of them gets back unable to settle down in Europe.
A split along municipal line
Recently, in the first reading the Parliament of Georgia has passed some amendments concerning the restoration of the parliament mandates that were torn up by the ten oppositional politicians who declared the stealing of elections in 2008. At the same time, the opposition is talking about more protest actions, although cooperation with the authorities is also possible. For example, the non-parliament opposition is going to start consultations on nominating a candidate to take part in the elections of various levels. However, the electorate is striving for radical measures required to change the power.
“Dangerously” experienced American supervisor arrived in the Caucasus
Tina S. Kaidanow arrived in Georgia instead of U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Bryza. A quiet but decisive short-haired woman with a manlike surname of Kaidanow will now promote the USA interests in the Caucasus. Her appointment looks especially interesting in the context of her previous work in the American mission in Kosovo where she upheld independence of the region from the Serbian government.2009-09-15 22:28
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