Friday, 24 February 2017
Archive by 2010-02-17
Georgia didn’t like Medvedev’s words about Saakashvili 2010-02-17 18:54 According to the Georgian Speaker, if Russia wants to restore relations with Georgia and have a dialog, it must accept the leaders welcomed by the Georgian people.
Abkhazia won’t ask anyone for recognition 2010-02-17 18:22 "As for the further recognition, we work further in this direction. The Foreign Ministry of Russia helps us in it. But we don’t intend to ask anyone to recognize us. In the first line, we must reach that level of economy, culture and democratic development that no-one could question – to recognize this state or not,” Bagapsh said.
Street to be named after a dead luger 2010-02-17 17:39 Street in Bakuriani, in which lived Nodar Kumaritashvili, the Georgian Olympic luger, killed in training accident, will be named after him.
Journalists indignant over censorship to First Caucasian channel 2010-02-17 17:22 French Journalists, politicians and public figures published an open letter in Libération, expressing their indignation over the disconnection of the First Caucasian [Perviy Kavkazkiy] channel from Eutelsat satellite.
Russia to help Abkhazia in economic development 2010-02-17 16:27 "I intentionally told our Abkhazian friends that we must forefront the cooperation of states just to help the economy of Abkhazia to get to its feet, conduct supplies of mechanisms, products, machinery essential for development of economy, help in establishment of most important economic and social programs, give impetus to development of banking system of Abkhazia, and basing in it provide the
Zviad Gamsakhurdia’s widow wants to re-bury her husband in ancestral cemetery 2010-02-17 15:55 Manana Archvadze-Gamsakhurdia, the widow of the late first President of Georgia, wants to bury the remains of her spouse in the territory of Kolkhia tower, the ancestral cemetery of Gamsakhurdias.
Georgia to demand USD 40 bn from Russia for Abkhazia and South Ossetia 2010-02-17 14:56 Georgia intends too sue Russia for dozens of billions of damage, which, as Tbilisi believes, Moscow inflicted with its actions in Abkhazia and South Ossetia in 1990s and later.
OSCE to monitor local elections in Georgia 2010-02-17 12:50 Though OSCE has no experience of monitoring elections of local authorities, Kanat Saudabayev, the acting chairman of the organisation, promised that its representatives would monitor the elections of May 30th in Georgia, our correspondent from Tbilisi reports.
Georgia agrees with WWF in aspect of Sochi Olympics 2010-02-17 12:49 The Foreign Ministry of Georgia shares the apprehensions of the Russian representative office of the World Wildlife Fund [WWF] stating that Russia’s preparation for Sochi-2014 Olympics went out of control and inflicts enormous harm to environment.
Railroad of Abkhazia to be passed under control of Russian Railways 2010-02-17 11:52 "We prepared several documents. In the course of this visit we’ll sign them, and it will allow to get started solution of such issues as development of railway transport, perhaps, of the airport,” Bagapsh said.
The body of the deceased Georgian luger delivered home 2010-02-17 10:40 The body of the Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili, killed in accident while training shortly before the Olympics, was delivered to his motherland – Georgia Times correspondent in Tbilisi.
Fighting for the Caucasian Channel
Being deprived of the opportunity to broadcast via a French satellite, the First Caucasian channel has gained the support of the liberal French journalists. They demand that Eutelsat should prolong the contract with Georgia in the name of the sacred cow called the “freedom of speech”, while another cow, the “freedom of market”, is sentenced to slaughtering.
Abkhazia craving for Union State
At the moment Abkhaz President Sergey Bagapsh is on an official visit to Moscow. The meeting with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is scheduled for today. Bagapsh has already announced Abkhazia’s plan to join Russia-Belarus Union State and the Customs Union between Moscow, Minsk and Astana. Will Sukhum’s ambitious plans come true?
Georgia and Russia change “nuclear” polarization
Iran and Georgia seem to adopt a unique vision after Russia’s inclination towards sanctions against Teheran. Iranians that used to condemn the Georgian aggression now emphasize they are not ready for Abkhazia’s and South Ossetia’s recognition. This is not the first prick against Russia over the recent months. Tbilisi, however, is truly offbeat flirting with Iran that blackmails Russia.
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