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Archive by 2009-12-11
The EU started negotiations with Tbilisi, Baku and Yerevan on signing associative agreement 2009-12-11 18:21 The European Commission started negotiations with Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia on signing associative agreement between these three states, stated Hans Gunnar, the ambassador of Sweden in South Caucasus countries, at the briefing devoted to Swedish chairmanship in the EU - PanARMENIAN.Net.
Georgian opposition: authorities purchased villas in Scotland and France 2009-12-11 17:54 Pro-opposition Labour party of Georgia accuses the authorities of Georgia of purchasing luxurious villas abroad for state funds.
Late President’s adherent promises to commit suicide unless his son released 2009-12-11 16:10 “Unless Tsotne Gamsakhurdia is released, I burn myself in front of the U.S. embassy,” said Manana Melkadze, the Round Table- Free Georgia party member.
UEFA to part Georgian and Russian national teams 2009-12-11 15:42 He added that teams of Armenia and Azerbaijan will also be parted.
Vashadze held meetings in Vatican 2009-12-11 15:16 He met with his counterpart Dominque Mamberti and discussed issues of bilateral cooperation. The sides agreed that Vatican and Georgia should deepen bilateral relations and discussed situation in Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Three severe cases of swine flu registered in Georgia 2009-12-11 14:41 In Tbilisi infectious diseases hospital two patients with complications are 55-year old man and 48-year old office. In Batumi it’s a 27-year old man with similar complications was put in Batumi hospital.
83 monitors to work at the elections in Abkhazia 2009-12-11 13:23 The monitors should arrive from Austria, Belarus, Bulrgia, Germany, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, the USA, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Finland, France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, South Ossetia, and “perhaps, Nagorno-Karabakh”.
Peru can recognize South Ossetia? 2009-12-11 12:10 He underlined that strengthening of international positions, development of foreign relations, creation of positive image and favorable exterior conditions for the state development are the main tasks the leaders of South Ossetia faces.
71 prisoner to be released on parole in New Year’s eve 2009-12-11 11:51 The decision was made at yesterday’s sitting of the commission on parole of the Ministry for Penitentiary, Probation and Legal Assistance.
455 swine flu cases confirmed in Georgia 2009-12-11 11:23 In Georgia 13 cases of swine flu were confirmed in laboratories over the past 24 hours; the number of infected increased to 455.
Speaking different languages – so far
Despite new hopes it seems Russia’s relations with its Transcaucasian neighbor – Georgia – will not change significantly though Russian leaders declare their readiness to make advances. President Medvedev understandingly listened to the questions of a Georgian journalist on possibility to resume air communication between the countries, slacken visa regime and return Georgian produce onto Russian market.
Gudavadze to run for presidency with Ebralidze as PM?
A new information attack was launched against Inna Gudavadze, the widow of Russian-Georgian oligarch Badri Patarkatsishvili. The media report she held talks with Alexander Ebralidze, Russian businessman chairing the World’s Congress of Peoples of Georgia who has announced his intention to become Georgian leader. It seems Gudavadze’s competitors claiming Patarkatsishvili’s inheritance are wide awake.2009-12-11 23:06
A thaw or just talks about a thaw?
Not so long ago, the Georgian and the Russian experts have jointly stated that one should not expect any thaw in the relationship between Moscow and Tbilisi. These words made yesterdays’ statements of President of Russia Dmitriy Medvedev about the prospects of mending relationship between the two countries still more unexpected and encouraging. GeorgiaTimes correspondent tried to find out in Moscow and Tbilisi whether one should expect a real thaw in our relationship or it is only wishful thinking.2009-12-11 17:38
Georgian political prisoners’ gesture of despair
The International Human Rights Day is celebrated in Georgia by a hunger strike conducted by 35 political prisoners. The government, which is so vain of the discipline established among the law-enforcement authorities, has put the opponents, who ventured to come out with criticism, to prison. The methods of suppressing nonconformity became one of the main subjects of the ombudsman’s report presented to Parliamentary Human Rights Committee today.
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