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Georgian opposition to address UN in January 2009-11-30 18:27 Natelashvili is sure that no permission from the authorities of Georgia will be needed to conduct the elections under the aegis of the UN.
Flights between Moscow and Tbilisi to be restored temporarily 2009-11-30 17:07 According to the opposition leader, the temporary restoration of direct flights became the main result of his recent visit to Moscow. The air connection was severed after August 2008 events.
Hammarberg met with Kokoyty 2009-11-30 17:03 He said that mistrust to European structures impedes effective work. “The methods you and Georgia offer, the exchange of people – these are medieval affairs. We are the modern civilized state, and we’ll prove it to everyone.”
Georgian opposition supported the idea of elections under the UN control 2009-11-30 16:12 Today opposition leaders held meeting in the office of the Labour Party of Georgia and supported the idea of holding elections under the aegis of the UN.
Tskhinval confirmed detention of a Georgian citizen 2009-11-30 15:49 “We do not impede the movement of Georgians to settlement Perevi and from it. But the driver of the bus didn’t stop at the border guard post, hit the bar, and instead of driving to Perevi, he turned to the right to South Ossetia, to Karzman location, and was detained by Russian border guards when leaving the settlement.”
Hammarberg arrived in South Ossetia 2009-11-30 14:50 Thomas Hammarberg, the CE Commissioner for Human Rights, arrived in South Ossetia. In Tskhinvali he met with David Sanakoyev, the Plenipotentiary for Human Rights, and Bishop Georgi of Alania – Res.
Rustavi 2 journalist appointed the head of Saakashvili’s press service 2009-11-30 14:26 Maisuradze has already started his work. In this position he replaced Vano Noniashvili, who became the ambassador of Georgia to Azerbaijan.
Agreement on visa regime simplification between the EU and Georgia to be signed in 5 months 2009-11-30 12:56 The accord on visa regime simplification between the EU and Georgia is practically agreed, the sides will sign the document in approximately five months, stated Nino Kalanadze, the deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia, at today’s traditional briefing.
EU and Georgia to sign Mobility Partnership declaration 2009-11-30 12:11 Today Georgi Baramidze, the State Minister for European and Atlantic Integration of Georgia, departs for Brussels to sign the Mobility partnership declaration, his press office stated.
Ukrainian presidential candidate campaigns for “national dictatorship” 2009-11-30 11:22 “The villain must be cut to his size; the bribetaker judge – up against the wall; prosecutor – up against the wall; customs officer, taxation officer – up to the wall. Every state official must have a choice: decent and well-paid job or a guillotine”.
Alasania and Dzidziguri top the survey about the future Tbilisi Mayor 2009-11-30 10:38 Dzidziguri, the Conservative, won 27 per cent of votes; Alasania, the Alliance for Georgia leader – 26 per cent.
Opposition: elections in Georgia must be conducted by the UN, not CEC 2009-11-30 10:17 "In conditions of the present-day Georgian authorities conducting just elections is impossible, therefore the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections must be conducted not by the CEC [Central electoral Commission] of Georgia, rigging elections of all levels, but the UN", said Ioseph Shatberashvili, the Secretary General of the Labour Party.
Kaczynski’s secret locked behind seven seals
The Georgian officials would not let the Polish investigate the incident that happened to their President Lech Kaczynski who was subjected to fire near the borders of South Ossetia last year. The Polish media published the special services’ report which says that the shooting was nothing but a provocative act on the part of the Georgian colleagues. The facts of “shooting” confirmed such conclusion; however, Tbilisi prefers to treat this version as disinformation.
Georgia despises country-in-a-case image
Kviris Palitra, an opposition newspaper in Georgia asserts that almost half of Georgian citizens condemn checkpoint opening on Russian-Georgian border. Only 16% respondents said yes, as the poll results show. Independent parliamentary deputy, Kartuli Darsi party leader Jondi Bagaturia (see photo) comments on Upper Lars-Kazbegi checkpoint issues for GeorgiaTimes.2009-11-30 23:25
Response to Georgian export
Mikheil Saakashvili reduced the murder of Abkhaz refugee Edward Gurtskaya, a Georgian, to accusations against Russia for ethnic cleansing. It might be all right for a counterpropaganda slogan. In reply to the criticism for the war with Abkhazians and shelling Tskhinval in Ossetia, for discrimination of Georgian Azerbaijanis and Armenians, for legal lynching of them. But this tragedy in Moscow revealed completely different problems: one Russian one and the other one – Georgian.
People need time, not slogans
The experts seemed to be wrong when saying that the Georgian people were tired of the protest actions. Although the autumn events were not attended by a great number of people they were held rather often. Besides, the focus was shifted from political demands to the economical ones. At last, the opposition started offering social and economical programs. Nino Burdzhanadze, head of Democratic Movement – United Georgia has presented her economy saving plan, which was described to GeorgiaTimes by expert Tejmuraz Murgulia.
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