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Archive by 2009-12-10
Sweden: recognition of South Ossetia and Abkhazia by Russia is a “bad joke” 2009-12-10 18:33 Georgian army assaulted South Ossetia on August 8th 2008, part of Tskhinval was ruined. In response Russia drew troops and after 5 days the Georgian forces left the region.
Bagapsh hopes to win in the 1st tour of presidential election 2009-12-10 17:45 Sergey Bagapsh, the present-day leader of Abkhazia, hopes for the victory in the 1st tour of presidential election to be held on December 12th.
Positions of the USA and Russia differ only in regard to Georgia 2009-12-10 17:00 Georgia is the only discord in relations of Washington and Moscow, said Philip Gordon, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, at the meeting in Brussels.
Saakashvili: Georgia needs approaching the EU as never before 2009-12-10 16:27 Mikheil Saakashvili, the Georgian leader, yesterday arrived in Bonn in the ruling party delegation to participate in European People’s Part on December 9th – 10th .
50 new cases of swine flu in Georgia 2009-12-10 15:25 Over 50 new cases of swine flu registered and confirmed in Georgia over the past 24 hours.
Georgian Ministry of Healthcare doesn’t confirm death of swine flu 2009-12-10 15:05 Alexander Kvitashvili, the Minister of Healthcare disclaims messages stating that death of a 40-year old woman from Sagarejo was caused by swine flu.
USA: Georgia must become a stable state 2009-12-10 14:37 Georgia must become a stable, prosperous and attractive state to let South Ossetians and Abkhazians be its part, state Philip Gordon, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, presenting speech in the New York council for international Relations.
Saakashvili: it was Russia who imposed restrictions, but Georgia hails their cancellation 2009-12-10 13:13 Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, commented yesterday’s statement of his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev, who had told about possible resumption of air connection and access of Georgian products to Russian market.
Prosecutor detained for extortion 2009-12-10 12:29 Zviad Salia, the prosecutor from Georgia, was arrested by General Inspection of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia.
Salespeople blocked railway 2009-12-10 11:45 In Ozurgeti [West Georgia, 200 miles from Tbilisi] 150 salespeople blocked the railway: they protest against the closing of the local market and demand better working conditions.
Ex-head of Estonian Union for Child Welfare arrested for pedophilia 2009-12-10 11:08 Kaur Hanson, the ex-head of the Estonian Union for Child Welfare was imprisoned for 10 years for pedophilia.
Georgian authorities stated about impossibility of direct dialog with Russia 2009-12-10 10:37 Commenting the statements of Russian President Medvedev, made at the 4th Forum of European and Asian Media, held in Moscow, he said that "such talks are aimed at the split in Georgian society and growth of pro-Russian spirit - that's one more attempt to interfere in domestic political life of Georgia".
Official Tbilisi’s generosity and stinginess
Tbilisi is getting mixed up financing obligation-free “alternative” governments of extinct autonomies, promising its “ex-es” money for medicine for “swine flu” simultaneously tightening access to South Ossetia and cancelling benefits for those who fought for Georgia’s “territorial integrity”. There is always money for promo-campaigns and none when needs of real people are concerned.
Corruption rooted out in Georgia
How strange it is: the president states there is no corruption in Georgia while the Ministry of Justice is discussing anticorruption strategy today. No corruption - but every week somebody is caught red-handed taking bribe and the opposition accuses the government of grabbing this lucrative business.
Medvedev brings hope to the Georgians
After the last August events Russia and Georgia’s relationship has been in the public eye of the world’s community. Today, the Georgian-Russian relations were specifically stressed in the speech delivered by President of Russia Dmitriy Medvedev at the 4th European-Asian media forum held in Moscow. Medvedev outlined further relationship with the neighboring country and caused exultation of the expatriate community representatives by saying that flight connection is going to be opened soon. However, Tbilisi’s first reaction was far from friendly.2009-12-10 09:57
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