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Archive by 2009-12-18
Parliament confirmed new members of the Public Broadcaster Board of Trustees 2009-12-18 18:09 Later, when the question was under discussion, Levan Vepkhvadze, the Christian Democrats fraction member said he couldn’t understand on what principle these candidates were selected and why were they divided into three per each place.
Poland deports 10 Georgian refugees 2009-12-18 17:37 10 Georgian refugees, captors of Wroclaw-Dresden train will be deported fro Poland in the nearest days.
U.S. Congress scared with Russia’s plans to buy helicopter-carrier 2009-12-18 17:11 U.S. Congress called in NATO and the EU member countries not to sell Russia big armament systems - the Izvestia.
Kokoyty: Georgia behaves irresponsibly 2009-12-18 16:27 “Saakashvili regime didn’t stir a finger to solve the problem of these teenagers somehow, instead they put maximal efforts to impede implementation of our agreements. The Georgian side is interested neither in the teenagers’ fate, nor in condition of their relatives. They are absolutely not interested in the fate of Georgian people,” he said.
Saakashvili invited Kaczynski to Georgia 2009-12-18 15:43 Yesterday Lech Kaczynski, the President of Poland, held negotiations with his Georgian counterpart Mikheil Saakashvili.
Captors of train in Poland threat with suicide 2009-12-18 15:23 Polish police will address the court of Zgorzelec [Polish town] for the sanction for arrest of 33 Chechens and Georgians, who several days ago captured Wroclaw- Dresden train.
Hammarberg is establishing a commission on missing and kidnapped Ossetians 2009-12-18 14:18 Hammarberg stated the Georgian side has no information on the missing and abducted Ossetians, supposed the latter can be dead, but added the families must know what happened in fact.
759 official swine flu cases in Georgia 2009-12-18 12:40 The number of officially confirmed swine flu cases reached 7569; 63 of them confirmed in laboratories over latest 24 hours.
Opposition: Saakashvili eliminates all memories about Stalin 2009-12-18 12:10 "The memorial is practically eliminated. Nothing left from the sculptor’s work. The only thing left is 100-meter tall framework, planned to be exploded on December 21st. December 21st, as it’s known, the birthday of Stalin, and also Saakashvili. Perhaps, to that day Saakashvili is trying to eradicate everything reminding of Stalin,” Shashiashvili said.
Vilnius accuses Moscow of violating air space 2009-12-18 11:42 According tot her data, Air Force of Lithuania detected the An-26 aircraft in Shilut region of the country; it spent two minutes in the republic’s air space.
Saakashvili delivered speech at the conference in Copenhagen 2009-12-18 11:29 Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, delivered a speech at the summit in Copenhagen, devoted to the climate change issues.
Saakashvili appearing as the main Greenpeace member
Tbilisi is still concerned about the coming 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi. After a number of unsuccessful attempts to organize a boycott of the sports forum in Russia, Georgian leader Mikhail Saakashvili decided to resort to another tactics. The president appeared at the international summit in Copenhagen dedicated to the climate change issues as the main Greenpeace member concerned about the preservation of the Caucasian ecological system, which is allegedly destroyed because of the removal of inert substances from Abkhazia. Still, Saakashvili must have forgotten about his own “little Olympic sins”.
Russian businessman to challenge Saakashvili
An international conference of the World Congress of Peoples of Georgia (WCPG) was held in Saint-Petersburg. Kommersant newspaper published the report on the event announcing it was the start of WCPG President Alexander Ebralidze’s pre-election struggle for presidency.
Minsk emissaries report on Caucasian tour
Belarusian parliamentarians have made up a report on their trip to Georgia, Abkhazia and South Ossetia. The document will soon be submitted to both chambers of Belarus parliament. Nonetheless deputies postponed decision on recognition of young republics’ independence till springtime session. While Minsk is thinking Nauru joins the list of countries respecting sovereignty of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, and politologists think about other states that have good news in store for Sukhum and Tskhinval.2009-12-18 14:40
Blowing up the memorial: hurting Georgia instead of giving a blow to Russia
The preparation to blowing up the memorial to the fallen in the Great Patriotic War in Kutaisi attracted sharp criticism both in Georgia and abroad. Moscow is indignant at the fact that Mikhail Saakashvili’s regime is deriding the memory of those who died in 1941-45 in favor of today’s political interests. Tbilisi is outraged with the authorities who are ignoring the people’s opinion. This was stated by Christian Democract Georgi Akhvlediani in his interview to GeorgiaTimes.
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