Saturday, 25 February 2017
Archive by 2010-02-15
Tsotne Gamsakhurdia, late President’s son, is in coma 2010-02-15 18:36 Tsotne Gamsakhurdia’s custody has been lasting for several months so far; in December he declared an open-ended hunger strike. His attorney repeatedly stated about deterioration of his health
Black Sea summit opens in Paris 2010-02-15 17:39 The event will be devoted to ecologic situation and tourism issues in the countries of Black Sea basin, said representative of the organisation.
Danish delegation met with representatives of Georgian opposition 2010-02-15 16:58 Parliamentary delegation of Denmark to PACE arrived in Georgia today with a working visit, and held meeting with representatives of parliamentary and non-parliamentary opposition of Georgia.
In Canada Saakashvili met with representatives of Georgian diaspora 2010-02-15 16:39 Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, now staying in Vancouver, where the winter Olympics are being held, in the course of his visit held meeting with representatives of Georgian diaspora in Canada - Georgia Times in Tbilisi.
Ex-President of Georgia named statesman who can normalize relations with Russia 2010-02-15 15:56 Today Eduard Shevardnadze, the ex-President of Georgia, called names of three people, who, in his view, must deal with normalizing relations with Russia.
Georgian politicians are waiting for a “new Russian aggression” 2010-02-15 15:23 Part of Georgian politicians believes that Russia is planning another aggression against Georgia, this time with the help of Georgians themselves.
OSCE chairman started tour around South Caucasus 2010-02-15 14:46 The acting chairman of OSCE, the Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan, Kanat Saudabayev, started his tour across South Caucasus.
Georgia wants to settle terms “ethnic cleansing” and “occupation” on the international arena 2010-02-15 12:56 Georgia will try to record in the international documents and settle at the international arena terms like “occupation” and “ethnic cleansing” in regard to Abkhazia and South Ossetia - Georgia Times correspondent in Tbilisi.
Saakashvili: sportsman’s mistake mustn’t cost his life 2010-02-15 12:13 Sportsman’s mistake mustn’t cost his life, said President Mikheil Saakashvili, at the press conference in the main Olympic press centre of Vancouver - Georgia Times correspondent in Tbilisi.
Saakashvili attended opening ceremony of Olympics 2010-02-15 11:37 Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, attended the opening ceremony of the 21st Olympics in Vancouver, Canada.
Nodar Kumaritashvili bobsleighing track to be built in Georgia 2010-02-15 11:10 In Georgia, in Bakuriani settlement, where Nodar Kumaritashvili was born, a bobsleighing track will be constructed. This young Georgian sportsman died shortly before the beginning of 21st Olympics in Vancouver.
Israel back to old tricks?
According to Russian special services Israel supplies Georgia with pilotless drones and not only. An unnamed source reports that under the contract signed with Cyprus-registered Ropadia Ltd (Israel) the company plans to ship a large lot of small arms to Tbilisi via Arsenal company (Bulgaria). As we know Israeli President Shimon Peres stated there are no supplies of offensive arms to the Georgian side. Given the circumstances can official Tel Aviv be trusted?
A fatal curve
Olympic Games in Vancouver started with a tragedy. During the training runs the 21-year-old Georgian tobogganist Nodar Kumaritashvili tumbled out of the track and hit a metal column. The sportsman died in hospital. The representatives of the organizing committee stated that the reason for Kumaritashvili’s death was the loss of control; however, the Georgian party says that Nodar was an experienced tobogganist. The delegation from Georgia even considered leaving Vancouver in sign of mourning; still, it was decided to stay in Canada in memory of Kumaritashvili. As to the tobogganists of the Georgian team, they will not take part in the tournament. Thus, the small Georgian team was reduced from eight to six.
Domain GE in limitation zone
8,000 thousand sites in GE zone have been calculated by Georgian Internet providers, only 1,000 more than the figure of 4 years ago and too few for a 4 million-people country. It seems Georgian citizens prefer registering their sites in other zones.
Sukhum and Tskinval in the Georgian interpretation
Tbilisi decided to use the visit paid by the Dutch delegation for the realization of its idйe fixe. The idea is to fix such terms as “occupation” and “ethnic cleansing” in respect of Abkhazia and South Ossetia in the international documents. Will the west adopt the Georgian interpretation of the current events? GeorgiaTimes tried to find out the opinion of the Russian delegates.2010-02-15 23:10
Will Turkey take up Georgian plan?
Ankara is playing its own game in Caucasus. Georgia, Russia and Abkhazia are only left to wonder which partner Turkey will select to match its interests at the most. Recently Tbilisi suggested that Turks take part in Georgia’s new strategy on reintegration of breakaway territories. Will Turkey agree to that with its representatives attending Abkhaz President Sergey Bagapsh’s inauguration? GeorgiaTimes asked Russian and Georgian experts about it.2010-02-15 09:11
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