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Archive by 2009-11-20
Nogaideli: Saakashvili to Make History as Coward 2009-11-20 17:26 Georgia’s ex PM, now opposition For Fair Georgia leader Zurab Nogaideli thinks Saakashvili will make history as a coward.
Seven More “Mukhrovani Mutineers” Plead Guilty 2009-11-20 17:10 Another group of the accused of the mutiny at the military base in Mukhrovani (seven persons) agreed to a plea bargain with the prosecution.
Georgia’s ex PM to Meet with Officials in Moscow 2009-11-20 16:44 On November 22 Georgia’s ex PM, now opposition For Fair Georgia leader Zurab Nogaideli is coming to Moscow on a 4-day working visit.
Tbilisi Mayor’s Office Says No to Rights Defenders’ Rally on November 23 2009-11-20 16:32 Tbilisi Mayor’s office denied Georgian NGOs a rally on November 23 in Rustaveli avenue.
Saakashvili: we didn’t finance Harlin’s movie 2009-11-20 15:05 “Now we have no money for filmmaking, - Saakashvili confessed. – As soon as we have it we will start helping our film directors’.
Bagaturia Calls on Bakradze to Think Of Refugees 2009-11-20 14:25 According to Bagaturia, he has information confirming that in the territory of ex 8th regiment in Tbilisi refugees are forcedly evicted from the building of a former kindergarten.
Kazbegi Residents Concerned Over Upper Lars Opening 2009-11-20 14:05 Nevertheless, deputies of the Georgian parliament are going to calm the people down and pay a visit to the village personally. According to Jondi Bagaturia a certain group of people disseminates information on “threat-containing activities” now under preparation that make people panic.
Georgia Preparing For Large-Scale Troops Reposition 2009-11-20 13:53 Large-scale movements of troops, also around Tbilisi and Gori are planned in Georgia.
Saakashvili admits use of Ukrainian arms by Georgia 2009-11-20 13:41 “We had Ukrainian arms, - he said. – In a small amount by the way and I believe those were Soviet arms anyway”.
Tkeshelashvili to meet with opposition 2009-11-20 12:11 The meeting will be attended by leaders of both parliamentary and non-parliamentary opposition. Non-parliamentary opposition will be represented by the Traditionalist Party chairman Akaky Asatiani. All representatives of the parliamentary opposition will take part in the meeting.
Baku Condemns West For Inertness on Karabakh Issue 2009-11-20 12:09 “International law is invalid presently. If it was valid the Nagorno-Karabakh issue would be solved”, - First Deputy Chairman of Azerbaijan’s Parliament Ziyafet Askerov said, Trend news agency reports.
Russian and NATO FMs to discuss cooperation issues 2009-11-20 11:40 At the meeting on December 4 in Brussels Russian and NATO FMs will debate on the “road map” for closer partnership.
Political Amnesty is Rather a Farce than Good Will
Yesterday it was reported that eight political prisoners belonging to Georgian opposition were released. The leader of the «Alliance for Georgia» Irakly Alasania thinks that it is not due to the good will of the Georgian authorities but to the insistence of American politicians. At the same time human rights organizations demand the liberation of all political prisoners and threaten with more protest actions.
Who is going to be the next?
Who is going to be the first to recognize Abkhazia and South Ossetia: Byelorussia or Peru? The delegation from Minsk has studied the situation in Tbilisi, Sukhum and Tskhinval to submit its conclusions to the parliament. At the same time, it became known that the opposition of Peru put forward a proposal to recognize the independence of the two Caucasian republics following the example of Nicaragua and Venezuela.
Mortal Combat for the Rustavi Metallurgical Plant
The foreign investor reproached the Georgian government for its inability to protect private property. On the background of endless groaning of functionaries on how Georgia needs investments the indifference to the situation of the Rustavi Metallurgical Plant is unclear. The director of the British company «Thames Steels» that used to own plant assets made a declaration on the violation of legal owners’ rights and on complicity of Georgian courts with criminal organizations.2009-11-20 18:23
Authorities leave the middle opposition at the bottom of the ladder
The Georgian politics has long been developing on the basis of paradoxes that generally lead to conflicts. At present, another turn of confrontation is coming against the background of political lull. Unlike in spring, the opposition is calling upon the ruling majority to get down to the negotiating table to reform the electoral code and is already accusing the authorities of developing another scheme of fixing the elections.
Putin lampoons 'Saakashvili tie' at gas talks with Ukraine
The Prime Minister's of Russia and Ukraine appeared keen to reassure Europe that this New Year will NOT see another gas dispute affecting supplies. The two met in the Ukrainian city of Yalta where RT's Aleksey Yaroshevsky was following the talks.
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