Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Archive by 2009-10-29
Five Georgians, detained at South Ossetian border, released 2009-10-29 19:21 It has been the second detention of Georgian citizens violating the South Ossetian border, over this week. The fate of the 16 from Dusheti region of Georgia remain undecided, though Utiashvili promised soon resolution of the problem.
16 detained Georgians chopped woods illegally 2009-10-29 17:24 "Russian border guards detained 16 citizens of Georgia, who illegally chopped valuable woods in the territory of South Ossetia, - the diplomat informed. – The woods subsequently were directed to the furniture factories in Georgia ".
For Ukraine and Georgia joining NATO will take years 2009-10-29 16:23 When one of the Senators asked to voice the terms of Tbilisi and Kyiv’s admission to the Alliance, Vershbow said that defining the terms is really hard, nut Washington believes it would take years.
One more death of meningitis in Tbilisi 2009-10-29 15:43 It has been the third case of child’s death of this disease over the month. Previously a high school student and a 6-year old died.
Over 1 mln Georgians live in poverty 2009-10-29 15:23 Jondi Bagaturia, the pro-opposition MP claims the data about socially non-provided citizens the government possess, are incomplete ad demand correction. According to Bagaturia, over 1mln citizens of Georgia live in poverty.
One of the streets in Tbilisi to be named after Anna Politkovskaya 2009-10-29 14:31 One of the streets in Vake-Saburtali district of Tbilisi will be named after Anna Politkovskaya.
U.S. General visited maneuvers in Georgia 2009-10-29 13:22 The US General got acquainted with carrying out of the Georgian-US Immediate Response 2009 military training. The U.S. VII Army and USAREUR (the United States European Command) Commanding General, Carter F. Ham arrived in Georgia and visited the Vaziani Military Base and attended military training – Ministry of Defense of Georgia.
USA will strive for restoration of OSCE presence in Caucasus 2009-10-29 12:37 According to Gordon, it was Russia’s unwillingness to agree with the neutral status of the OSCE mission, and claimed it to be a serious mistake leading to increased tension and potential of new conflict appearance.
Monitoring group left for Pankisi Gorge 2009-10-29 11:19 The monitoring group, established by the initiative of the Christian Democrats parliamentary fraction has already left for Pankisi Gorgeto study the situation at site.
USA doesn’t plan to deploy bases in Georgia, Baltic countries and Ukraine 2009-10-29 10:47 Washington has no plans to deploy military bases in Georgia, Ukraine and Baltic countries, said yesterday Celeste Wallander, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and European policy.
The EU monitors the trial over Vahagn Chakhalyan 2009-10-29 10:31 The EU monitors the trial over activist Vahagn Chakhalyan from Javakh [Georgian region, populated primarily with Armenians], the letter of the European Commissioner for External Relations Benita Ferrero-Waldner to European Parliament member Sylvie Guillaume says.
Georgia-Israel: problem solved, background pending
The Georgian delegation in Israel managed to come to terms on resumption of interrupted air communication with Tel-Aviv rendering Georgian-Israeli relations more optimistic. However hopes for revival of military cooperation are scarce. Recently ex FM Tsipi Livni on her visit to Moscow emphasized that the country would consider Russia’s opinion on the issue.
“Hope” springs eternal in the human breast
Journalist Oleg Panphilov (see photo) was appointed OSCE Representative for Matters of Media Freedom in Georgia. Panphilov acquired Georgian citizenship and a professor’s rate at the Tbilissian University for his “correct” coverage of the August war events.
Nogaideli: We need a dialogue with Russia without any preconditions
The Georgian oppositional activists have been talking about the necessity of mending relationship with Russia for more than a year already. However, just like the ruling majority representatives, they prefer to pay visits across the waters. Leader of the oppositional Movement for Fair Georgia Zurab Nogaideli was the first one to venture to arrive to the Russian capital after the August events. He answered the questions of the GeorgiaTimes correspondent.
What should rebellious Georgians beware?
There is just little time left before the 6th anniversary of the Rose Revolution celebrated on November 23 as the birthday of young democracy. However over this time the image of the “beacon of democracy” has considerably decayed. Well, let’s not digress for it turns out there is no national security concept in the country. Sounds somewhat paradoxical but it’s a fact.
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