Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Archive by 2010-02-01
Georgia refuses to sign non-aggression treaty with Abkhazia and South Ossetia 2010-02-01 18:26 "It’s like demanding Russia to sign the similar agreement with Tatarstan,” he said in the course of TV bridge from Tbilisi.
NATO Secretary General hopes for improvement of relations between Russia and Georgia 2010-02-01 18:09 Relations between Russia and NATO deteriorated after August war of 2008, when Russia drew its forces in South Ossetia. The Alliance member countries accused Russia of disproportional use of force and declared suspension of Russia-NATO council sittings. In response Russia froze some joint programs.
Shevardnadze was accused of being involved in assassination of Gamsakhurdia 2010-02-01 17:31 Konstantin Gamsakhurdia, the head of the parliamentary Interim Commission on Issue of the Decease of the First President of Georgia, Zviad Gamsakhurdia, son of the late President, accuses ex-President Eduard Shevardnadze of being involved in the assassination of his father - Georgia Times correspondent in Tbilisi.
Survey: Georgians don’t want to help the U.S. in Afghanistan 2010-02-01 16:27 Previously Georgia Times reported that several days ago President Saakashvili offered the USA to use territory of Georgia for transportation of armaments and supplies to Afghanistan
Ex-Foreign Minister cannot rule out attempts to assassinate Saakashvili 2010-02-01 15:58 The closest circle of President Saakashvili, disappointed in his political future, can attempt to assassinate him.
Opposition requests to investigate activities of trio: Saakashvili, Yushchenko, Tymoshenko 2010-02-01 14:58 The Labour Party of Georgia turned to Ukrainian parliament and called on to establish an investigatory commission to investigate the joint activities of Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yushchenko, and Ukrainian PM Yulia Tymoshenko.
Russia and South Ossetia signed agreement on visa-free regime 2010-02-01 13:26 Today the sides are also expected to discuss social and economic situation in the republic.
Ruling party named Saakashvili’s successor 2010-02-01 13:10 Previously Salome Zourabishvili, the ex-Foreign Minister, the Way of Georgia pro-opposition party leader, said that being in Mikheil Saakashvili’s place, she would be careful with Gigi Ugulava, as the Mayor of Tbilisi, who wants to win the first direct elections of mayor in May, can be eager to become the President.
Georgia: the USA doesn’t intend to recognize independency of Abkhazia and South Ossetia 2010-02-01 12:22 Georgia supports principles of European security policy, presented by Hillary Clinton. The U.S. Secretary of State, in the course of her speech in Paris on January 29th – Press and Information Department of the Foreign Ministry.
Armenia stopped air communication with Georgia 2010-02-01 11:28 Air connection between Armenia and Georgia is stopped since February 1st. Armavia, the Armenian air company, conducting Yerevan-Tbilisi-Yerevan flights, stopped flights.
Political scientist Maisaya sentenced to 20 years of imprisonment 2010-02-01 11:02 Tbilisi city court convicted Vakhtang Maisaya, the dean of political sciences department of Tbilisi State University, the ex-official of the Interior Ministry, of espionage and sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Ukraine in wait for guests from Tbilisi
Information that Georgian monitors might come to the second round of Ukraine’s presidential election made Odessa worry. Local regional council gathered for an emergency session with the deputies expressing concern over possible unrest and frustration of the second round of election calling on the country leaders and PACE to “provide adequate evaluation of the anti-popular actions by Timoshenko and her patrons”. A logical question is whether Tbilisi will risk sending its people to Ukraine in this situation?
The 65th year after the WWII victory was darkened by a new barbarous act of the Georgian authorities. After Kutaissi memorial, on January 27 local authorities in Dioknisi village of Ajaria initiated dismantling of the monument in honor of the perished warriors to stock it in the basement of a kindergarten. Andrey Nesterenko, Spokesman of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated Moscow “was concerned over the new fact of contempt for the memory of warriors who died in the Great Patriotic War by the Georgian authorities” remarking that “the most unbiased evaluation will be made by living protagonists of those hardest years and battles they took part in. I mean Georgian citizens and relatives of the warriors perished in these battles”.
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