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Archive by 2009-12-08
Head of Arbitration Tribunal arrested for taking bribes 2009-12-08 18:32 Today the department of the Constituttional Securoty of the MIA of Georgia arrested Ira Kokaia, the chairperson of the Arbitration Tribunal, over the charge of taking bribes.
Foreign Minister of Georgia to visit Vatican 2009-12-08 17:32 On December 9th-14th Grigol Vashadze, the Foreign Minister of Georgia, will visit Vatican and Switzerland.
Minister of Healthcare: Georgia on the verge of swine flu epidemic 2009-12-08 17:01 At today’s briefing Sandro Kvitashvili, the Minister of Healthcare of Georgia, the country’s on the verge of swine flu epidemic.
Negotiations in Gali brought no results 2009-12-08 16:35 Georgian-Abkhazian negotiations, held today in Gali [Abkhazia], again brought no result: the delegations failed to agree on any point of agenda.
Arveladze heads Dutch football club 2009-12-08 15:56 Shota Arveladze, Georgian footballer and coach, who played for Ajax for a long time, was appointed the head coach of another football club from the Netherlands – AZ Alkmaar – Gazeta.ru.
Bagapsh renounced election campaigning 2009-12-08 15:04 According to Bagapsh, he and his team had five years to campaign with their activities. “We did a lot, we increased budget fivefold, increased salaries, pensions, social sphere. We received the republic in 2004, when the budget amounted only 400 mln. Budget 2010 amounts 2 bn.”
Sensational discovery in Alaverdi 2009-12-08 14:51 In the course of reconstruction and archaeological works in Alalverdi monastery complex [6th century] a sensational discovery was made.
President of Latvia visited Batumi 2009-12-08 12:56 Last evening Valdis Zatlers, the President of Latvia, arrived in Batumi. He held meeting with Levan Varshalomidze, the chairman of the Ajaria Autonomous Republic government head.
Georgian court fined the captain of a Canadian vessel 2009-12-08 11:52 Poti court fined Vladimir Zabolotskiy, the citizen of Turkey, the captain of Fellow, the vessel flying flag of Canada, on over USD 40 000 for contamination of the Black Sea.
Moldova left without President 2009-12-08 11:42 Lupu received votes of the ruling party, but the Communists he used to represent, refused to vote for him.
USA: Georgians are good warriors 2009-12-08 10:47 “Georgia is one of the closest and reliable partners of the United States, and an incredible support demonstrated by the Georgian Armed Forces over a long period of time in Iraq and participation in the ISAF operation in Afghanistan deserves the highiest appreciation,” said Commander of the US Air Forces in Europe, General Roger A. Brady.
Bad news for Avlabar from NATO
Almost a year and a half after the armed conflict in Caucasus the North Atlantic Alliance decided to resume full-fledged relations with Russia understanding that without Russia it is impossible to offer adequate response to the challenges of the international terrorism and piracy at sea and create a new security architecture in Europe.
Georgi Khaindrava: “Saakashvili is a drug addict”
One of these days, leader of Democratic Movement – United Georgia Nino Burjanadze (see photo), a representative of the Georgian opposition’s uncompromising wing has recently shared her idea of the Georgian president’s plans, as well as her apprehensions related to his further stay in power. Nino Anzorovna has come to know her former Rose Revolution associate perfectly well. Perhaps, this fact makes her opinion worth considering.
Tbilisi is armed and very dangerous again
The Georgian Ministry of Defense admitted that it has resumed its military power. This statement was followed by Mikhail Saakashvili’s speech about the Georgian army having a chance to get experience under fire in Afghanistan. After these songs of praise in honor of the Georgian army, the Georgian MFA came down on Russia again, having reminded about the cheating with Medvedev-Sarkozy plan and the enhancement of the naval frontier service near the coast of Abkhazia. Well, who should be afraid of whom?
Political prisoners raise the alarm from Georgian prisons
Today, 35 prisoners of Georgia, whose arrest was politically grounded, have embarked on hunger strike. This fact was confirmed to GeorgiaTimes by attorney Gela Nikoleishvili. Meanwhile, All-Georgia Human Rights Association appealed to international human rights defenders, calling to influence the Georgian jurisdiction. Persecution of the families of Gamsakhurdia, Beselia and other unwanted people goes on.2009-12-08 22:55
Who undermines foundations of Georgian society?
A new scandal is gathering pace in Georgia with the nation’s sanctum – Georgian church and Catholicos of All Georgia Ilia II - as protagonists. The opposition claims the authorities have deliberately initiated a defamation campaign against him. Party leaders support each other in their defense of the Patriarch. Are the authorities really at war with the church?
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