Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Archive by 2009-12-29
Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan to create a joint brand 2009-12-29 18:26 “The aim of the project is to show that South Caucasus isn’t only the geographic space and territory of conflict, but also one economic space, with successful economic cooperation quite possible in it, - Mkrtchan believes. – The project involves six wine-manufacturing plants and companies from each Armenia and Georgia, and five - from Azerbaijan.”
Parliament of Abkhazia passed budget 2010 2009-12-29 16:58 According to Beslan Kubrava, the Minister of Finance of Abkhazia, the region’s own income will amount nearly RUB 2 bn – by RUB 382 more than in 2009. “In this way, the growth of own income will amount 24.6 per cent,” he said.
Levan Gachechiladze supported the idea primaries 2009-12-29 16:32 Levan Gachechiladze, the leader of pro-opposition Protect Georgia movement supports holding the so-called primaries - preliminary elections of one candidate to represent opposition at Tbilisi mayor elections in May 2010.
Iakobashvili: Russia aggravates situation 2009-12-29 16:03 Temur Iakobashvili, the State minister for Reintegration Issues of Georgia states Russia allegedly deliberately aggravates the situation in Abkhazia and South Ossetia, and therefore intentionally closes the border of the regions with Georgia – Georgia times correspondent in Tbilisi.
President introduced new governor of Imereti 2009-12-29 14:59 Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, introduced new governor of Imereti. According to Georgian TV companies, it is Lasha Makatsaria.
Tbilisi: Abkhazia closed border with Georgia 2009-12-29 14:55 Abkhaz-Georgian border on Inguri river, was closed on the threshold of New Year.
Georgia called Russia an unreliable partner 2009-12-29 13:06 Georgian Foreign Ministry again accused Russia in violation of cease-fire agreement signed on August 12th 2008.
A number of Georgian prisoners to be released and pardoned to the New Year 2009-12-29 11:58 The government of Georgia intends to release and pardon a number of prisoners.
Georgian mass media: Saakashvili was hit by a car 2009-12-29 11:11 The car is said to knock the Georgian leader down when he was crossing the road. The media say the driver was taken away by the President’s guard.
Putin: sculptors themselves must decide who will reconstruct the Memorial 2009-12-29 10:55 Previously Georgia Times reported the Memorial was blasted by Sakpetkmretsvi company, two people [mother and her daughter] were killed with debris, several people wounded. The monument was blasted to free space for the new building of the Parliament of Georgia.
Georgian opposition plans to stage an action of disobedience 2009-12-29 10:15 According to Beselia, when 100 000 people will go in the streets, they must not return home but get to the building, belonging to people, “and topple Saakashvili.” “Now we need a common political consensus, but if it isn’t reached, the group that is ready for it, must shift the power,” Beselia said.
Georgian balance - no bounce
Foreign trade balance of Georgia remains strongly lopsided to imports. Goods for the amount of USD 11 bn have been imported into the country, while exports amount to only USD 1 mln over 11 months. That means the country is engulfed by foreign goods and local manufacturers keep lingering on the brink of ruin.
Georgian “tigers” are thirsty for blood
The Georgian government’s aggressive statements against Russia seem to grow fiercer on the New Year eve. President of Georgia Mikhail Saakshvili has called upon women and children to start fighting against the Russian army, while a professor from the university expelled from Sukhum promises to conquer back not only Abkhazia and South Ossetia but the Krasnodar Territory as well by 2020!
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