Tuesday, 24 January 2017
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Quotation from Hitler on Georgian TV one month before 5-day war 2010-01-20 18:33 The quotation is: ’It must be thoroughly understood that the lost land will never be won back by solemn prayers, nor by hopes in any League of Nations, but only by the force of arms.’ Adolf Hitler, 1932.”. The source highlights the small audience of the channel, and said the debate started in Internet.
Alliance for Georgia accused government of interference into Ukraine’s domestic affairs 2010-01-20 18:09 Pro-opposition Alliance for Georgia demands to bring to responsibility Vano Merabishvili, the Interior Minister, and Givi Targamadze, the chairman of parliamentary Committee for Defense and Security – Georgia Times reporter in Tbilisi.
Conservative demand criminal case against ex-Ministers of Education 2010-01-20 17:37 Pro-opposition Conservative party of Georgia demands bringing a criminal case against three ex-Ministers of education, who occupied the post after the Rose Revolution: Alexander Lomaya, Giya Nodia, Nikoloz Gvaramia.
Delegation of Egyptian businessmen to visit Georgia in March 2010-01-20 17:02 Delegation of Egyptian businessmen intends to visit Georgia in March to get acquainted with its business potential and investment climate.
Georgia deplores extraditing Iranian citizen to the USA 2010-01-20 16:14 The decision was connected with unfavorable political situation, Vashadze explained.
Christian Democrats criticize Czech investors 2010-01-20 16:12 Christian Democrats of Georgia demand Block-Georgia, the Czech company, to comply with its obligations, mentioned in the agreement with the government of Georgia.
Tbilisi reported on detained students from Gali region 2010-01-20 14:54 The press service of the “alternative” government of Abkhazia stated that students were arrested this morning, where they were heading for school in Chkoushi f the neighbouring Tsalenjikhi region of Georgia.
Noghaideli has no intention o meet with Ukrainian presidential candidates 2010-01-20 13:27 Zurab Noghaideli, the leader of pro-opposition Movement for Just Georgia, headed for Ukraine with a visit
Georgian PM met with Egyptian counterpart 2010-01-20 12:30 Nikoloz Gilauri, the Prime Minister of Georgia, held meeting with Ahmed Nazif, his Egyptian counterpart, in the course of his visit to Egypt.
Georgian monitors can be allowed for the second tour 2010-01-20 12:01 "If the due address from Georgia will be written in accordance with legal standards... it will, surely, be considered by CEC alongside with all other addresses without any discrimination,” CEC member said.
President of Georgia to visit Estonia 2010-01-20 10:55 Tomorrow Saakashvili will deliver a speech in the Foreign Ministry of Estonia. The report will be devoted to foreign policy - GeorgiaTimes correspondent in Tbilisi.
A one-president show
Almost every day the Georgian government confirms its mastership in the field of advertising and propaganda. Practically all the steps and statements made by President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili are inseparable from PR. PR is the basis of his visits to the regions of the country that he has been paying rather often lately. The Georgian TV companies accompanying the president in his trips prepare detailed and lengthy reports on this topic, running them in all the newsreels within the day and the next morning as well. The visits of the president to the regions are never announced in advance and the journalists of the rest of the media come to known about them from the news releases broadcasted by the central TV companies a few hours before the visit.
Russia keeps helping Georgia
According to the National Bank of Georgia in December 2009 money transfers from abroad increased by USD 24 mln compared to November and amount to USD 96 mln in total. Half of the sum – USD 52 mln – are transfers from Russia that have also increased by USD 13 mln compared to last month. Thus despite the lack of diplomatic relations and no political contacts Moscow continues to provide help to Tbilisi.
Mayor of Tbilisi backed down
Mayor of Tbilisi Gigi Ugulava has gone back on his own word. As is known, the chief of city administration stated recently that Georgia is ready to give up joining NATO should Russia withdraw its troops from Abkhazia and South Ossetia. However, Ugulava asserts now that his interview contains a lot of discrepancies that allegedly distort the main idea of his statements. At the same time, they say in the publishing office that there is a possibility of a mistake.
Will Russia untie Caucasian knot?
Russian president Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree stipulating unification of seven regions of Russia into North Caucasian federal district that will comprise Stavropol Territory, the Chechen republic, Dagestan, Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachayevo-Cherkessia and the Republic of North Ossetia – Alania. The center of the federal district will be Pyatigorsk. President’s plenipotentiary representative in the region will be Krasnoyarsk Territory governor Alexander Khloponin, also appointed a Vice PM. Will these steps help to solve North Caucasian issues?2010-01-20 17:29
Last year, at the opening of the new building of National Guards on December 26, President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili stated that the country is ready to start preparing reservists “to fight the enemy”. Nevertheless, the most interesting points in Mikhail Nikolozovitch’s speech are worth quoting. “There is a war against Georgia and we are threatened every day but the enemy should not cherish any illusions, for any adventure will meet with a rebuff. “We must prepare any citizen in the country, including women, so that they would be ready and armed to provide resistance to the enemy. Each town, house, street and family should become a citadel of resistance and all of us should be ready for a war”.
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