Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Archive by 2010-02-04
Spring protest actions won’t be large in scale 2010-02-04 18:39 On February 1st a number of pro-opposition parties of Georgia signed an agreement on holding primaries to elect one pro-opposition candidate for Tbilisi Mayor elections and also candidates for local elections in May 2010.
Pope appointed spiritual leader of Catholic Armenians 2010-02-04 17:43 Pope Benedict XVI appointed Archimandrite Vaan Oganyan the leader of Catholic Armenians in Armenia, Georgia, and Eastern Europe.
Saakashvili is advised to amend law on rallies and manifestations 2010-02-04 17:02 Representatives of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, staying in Georgia, believe that Georgian law on rallies and manifestations should be amended.
CE proposes to cut Georgian President’s authorities 2010-02-04 16:09 Buquicchio believes that equal rights of all the three branches of power should be provided by easing the dependence of the Parliament from the President and granting MPs authority to control the head state, and also by providing more independence to court.
Hague court listened to Georgia’s report on August war 2010-02-04 15:39 Five NGOs worked on the report with support of Open Society-Georgia fund – Kavkaz-Online. These five are: Young Lawyers Association, 42nd Article of the Constitution, Centre for Human Rights, XXI Century union, Centre for Constitutional Rights Protection.
Shevardnadze’s advisor detained in the USA 2010-02-04 14:59 Several days ago in New York Temur Basilia, the advisor to the Eduard Shevardnadze, the ex-President of Georgia, was detained.
Georgian Foreign Ministry accused Russia of “human hunting” 2010-02-04 14:01 Foreign Ministry of Georgia spread a statement in connection with detention of Malkhaz Akhvlediani, a resident of Chiatura, in South Ossetia. The Ministry accused Russia of “ another in the chain of extremely dangerous actions”, “acquired a form of human hunting”.
South Ossetia cannot rule out deterioration of situation at the border 2010-02-04 13:03 "Georgia is re-arming today; its military potential is much higher than in August 2008. With consideration of all the mistakes Georgia made in military aspect, it’s rebuilding its tactics and conducting subversive events,” he said.
First Caucasian negotiating with an American satellite company 2010-02-04 13:01 First Caucasian channel, disconnected from French satellite, is now negotiating with Hotbird [U.S] on broadcasting via their satellite.
Georgian NGOs to monitor elections in Ukraine 2010-02-04 11:47 Despite the statement of Mikheil Saakashvili about sending no monitors to the second tour of Ukrainian elections, a number of Georgian NGOs stated their intention to monitor these elections – Georgia Times correspondent in Tbilisi.
President of Georgia met with Venice Commission chairman 2010-02-04 10:43 Last night Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, met with Gianni Buquicchio, the chairman of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, ad discussed with him amendments to the Constitution, being worked out by Georgian government – Georgia Times correspondent.
GUAM: to be or not to be?
Despite the decision taken by GUAM member states comprising Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldavia on creation of a joint plan of development, the bloc’s viability is doubted by many. Recently Viktor Yanukovich, a candidate to the post of President of Ukraine heading the Party of Regions called GUAM’s activity out-of-date. GeorgiaTimes correspondent discussed prospects of this alliance with Russian politologists.2010-02-04 15:12
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