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Archive by 2009-10-27
Miliband called the detention of Georgians a provocation 2009-10-27 18:38 Previously the authorities of South Ossetia confirmed the fact of detention of 16 Georgian citizen, who, according to the South Ossetian side, had been staying in the territory of the region illegally and had been chopping woods without permission.
Georgia can be excluded from WTO? 2009-10-27 18:28 Georgia can be excluded from the World Trade Organisation [member since 1999 ] in case tbilis will ignore the demand of the EU, concerning the taxation of imported and local tobacco. The country can be excluded even this December.
Georgia signed accord on double taxation prevention with Malta 2009-10-27 17:01 Georgia signed accord on double taxation prevention with the government of Malta, said Zaza Chelidze, the deputy Minister of Finance, at today’s press-conference.
Bagapsh named the vice presidential candidate 2009-10-27 16:21 At today’s convention of the United Abkhazia party Sergey Bagapsh was nominated the presidential candidate [for the 2nd term]. The President proposed the PM Alexander Ankvab as the vice-presidential candidate.
Former archpriest defends Tutberidze 2009-10-27 15:17 Kobakhidze sees unthinkable turning the Patriarch in the “political figure”. “The Church tries to gain political leadership and unite people around it, what will lead to the establishment of the “Orthodox Iran”, - he said. – That’s very dangerous for the country”.
Georgia is ready to monitor the Pankisi Gorge 2009-10-27 14:33 The working group of local experts and representatives of international organizations will be organized to monitor the Pankisi Gorge.
Biden is optimistic about the future of Caucasus 2009-10-27 14:24 “What’s happening, from my perspective, is that people in the [South Caucasus] region are beginning to understand that their self-interest lies in greater cooperation now. Not out of love and affection, but out of necessity and opportunity,” he said – Asbarez.
Another case of bacterial meningitis in Tbilisi 2009-10-27 12:20 One more case of bacterial meningitis registered in Tbilisi. It’s diagnosed with a 5th form student of Tbilisi school #2.
Obama won’t hurry to send soldiers to Afghanistan 2009-10-27 11:48 Previously Georgia and the USA started the “Immediate Response”2-week joint military maneuvers, held in the course of the program for training military to be sent to Afghanistan.
The EU Monitoring Mission spread a special statement over the detention of 16 Georgians 2009-10-27 10:59 The EU Monitoring Mission [EUMM] in Georgia spread the special statement over the yesterday’s detention of 16 Georgians in Gremiskhevi settlement of Dusheti region.
Austrian ambassador finishes work in Georgia 2009-10-27 10:38 Marius Calligaris, the ambassador of Austria to Georgia [residence in Vienna] finishes his work in Georgia ion the nearest days. In this light yesterday he met with David Jagalania, the deputy Foreign Minister.
An absolutely different movie
The Georgia-Film motion picture studio, which used to be one of the major studios of the Soviet Union with a galaxy of talented stage directors awarded with numerous international diplomas, prizes and awards, is making a poor show today. Empty studios, cockroaches running along the cutting tables, no stage directors. Some of them died, others are gone to France, Israel or Russia… Movies in Georgia are now made by the Americans.
Georgia: politics to subjugate culture
All things in Georgia – from business projects to religious sermons are politically colored. After the war with Russia the cultural milieu has become politicized too. The artists divided into those who stay with us and those who prefer Russia. Dmitry Jaiani, head of the Sukhum Drama Theater he once sheltered in Tbilisi found himself between two camps and decided to flee.
Woodcutters from Gremiskhevi: victims of mass deception
A woodcutting crew from Georgia was detained in South Ossetia again. Tbilisi represented this fact as the abduction of peaceful citizens. As to the luckless men from the village of Gremiskhevi, either they did not know the exact location of the boundary, or just believed the Georgian media who have promised that Tskhinval would leave the boundaries open.
EU: no punishment and no approval for Georgia
The first session of Georgia-EU Association Council was held after publication of Tagliavini’s report. After Mikheil Saakashvili’s attack on Tskhinval was recognized as a violation of international law the attitude to the aggressor country should have been changed. However officially Europe hasn’t condemned Georgia.
US troops train Georgians for Afghan war
In Georgia, NATO-led military exercises are preparing the country's troops to operate in Afghanistan. The FIRST Georgian soldiers head to the conflict zone within weeks. RT's Irina Galushko looks at whether people's lives are being used as a bargaining chip to join NATO.
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