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Archive by 2009-11-06
Kirill and Ilia II met 2009-11-06 18:26 “I am glad to witness it is my first meeting with you after the election, - Kirill said. – Thank you for the prayers you offered up in the day of my enthronization. I felt it”.
Swine flu issue discussed at the Anti-Crisis Council sitting 2009-11-06 17:51 Kvitashvili mentioned that 36 cases of the swine flu have been registered; these are mostly people who arrived from the neighboring states: the UK, Turkey, Spain, Sweden, Malaysia. According to the Minister, there’s no need to close borders.
4th PA GUAM sitting to be held in Georgia 2009-11-06 17:11 The 4th sitting of GUAM Parliamentary Assembly will be geld on November 8th – 11th in Georgia in Sheraton Metekhi palace hotel.
Non-parliamentary opposition to participate in November 7th protest actions 2009-11-06 16:44 Democratic Movement-United Georgia joins actions. Nino Burjanadze stated the protest against the government will be expressed.
Chochyev: 8th round of Geneva Talks will be crucial 2009-11-06 15:59 He added that the agenda of November 11th meeting includes working out non-use of force agreements, work on basic elements to frame agreements on non-use of force and accords in the sphere of international security”.
Georgian opposition asks the USA to save democracy in the country 2009-11-06 15:14 Today opposition leaders sent an address to John Bass, the U.S. ambassador to Georgia. They urged Washington to demand complying with obligations taken in the framework of Georgian-American Charter of strategic partnership.
Temuri Ketsbaia appointed the head coach of the Georgia national football team 2009-11-06 14:32 The contract with Ketsbaia will be signed today. The ceremony will be attended by Zviad Sechinava, the president of the Football Federation of Georgia, Nikoloz Rurua, the Minister of Education and Sport, and David Namgalauri, the chairman of the Department for Sport and Youth Affairs.
Abkhazian presidential candidates know the language well 2009-11-06 13:00 Sergey Bagapsh and Raul Khajimba demonstrated their good knowledge of Abkhazian in 2004, and the commission decided not to examine them, but they themselves decided to sit the test.
Russian-language TV channel to work in Georgia 2009-11-06 12:28 The channel will be devoted to political, economic and cultural life of Georgia, and will spotlight the international reaction on the events in Georgia.
Burjanadze disclaimed rumors about her trip to Moscow 2009-11-06 11:56 Nino Burjanadze, the leader of Democratic Movement-United Georgia leader doesn’t intend to visit Moscow soon, despite the messages of mass media.
Criminal case against the Foreign Minister of Armenia can be instituted 2009-11-06 11:19 Criminal case over violation of the Constitution, against the Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbadyan, can be instituted.
Quatar to invest USD 2 bn in Georgia 2009-11-06 10:27 The Georgian delegation held meetings with the leaders of Qatar, local businessmen and representatives of various investment groups. Quatari Diar, the a major global force in real estate investment showed interest in investing in Georgia, in particular in such spheres as tourism and real estate.
The recognition auction
Byelorussia raised the issue of Abkhazia and South Ossetia once again. As was promised by President Alexander Lukashenko, the two new states' appeal for recognition is submitted for consideration of the autumn session. However, as it turned out, this does not mean that Minsk is going to assert its position by the end of the year.
Sheremet to stand before court for insult
Former Defense Minister of Georgia, now opposition Movement for United Georgia leader is going to sue TV journalist Pavel Sheremet in court. The Georgian "hawk" doesn't like the way the author of "Saakashvili. Georgia. Shattered Dreams" depicted him in his book. GeorgiaTimes correspondent asked Pavel Sheremet why he had offended Irakli Okruashvili.2009-11-06 17:25
How Bagdasarov left Vashadze without Russian passport
A new diplomatic scandal has burst out between Georgia and Russia - a small scandal in fact. State Duma deputy Semen Bagdasarov suggested that Georgian FM Grigol Vashadze be deprived of Russian citizenship. He wasn't supported by his colleagues. But Vashadze himself who hadn't planned to renounce Russian citizenship angrily submitted his RF passport to President Dmitry Medvedev together with a request of citizenship renunciation. For whose benefit? This is what GeorgiaTimes correspondent was trying to find out in Moscow and Tbilisi.2009-11-06 13:58
It would be good to obtain the minimum
Pensions in Georgia are going to grow by another five laris. Gradually, the government is bringing to life its promise of enlarging the pension benefit up to 100 dollars. However, there is a problem: during the implementation of the poverty-fighting program, this level fell behind the cost of living again because of inflation. The Georgian opposition believes that the five-laris escalation is simply another "lot of opium" for the people.
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