Thursday, 23 February 2017
Archive by 2010-02-18
Georgian Foreign Minister negotiated with ambassador to Finland 2010-02-18 18:36 The sides expressed hope the relations between two friendly countries will be extended and cover all the fields of bilateral and multilateral cooperation.
NOC of Georgia voiced own version of luger’s death 2010-02-18 17:56 "In my view, it’s a fault of the track. As for the further actions, let’s wait for the results of the investigation and decide the rest with the family,” Natsvliashvili said.
Alasania can renounce struggle for Tbilisi Mayor post 2010-02-18 17:11 The Alliance for Georgia without any pre-requisites proposes pro-opposition parties to start consultations to elect the one Tbilisi Mayor candidate.
NATO condemned agreement of Russia and Abkhazia on military base 2010-02-18 16:59 NATO calls on Russia to withdraw its armed forces at the positions they used to stay in up to August 7th 2008, and let foreign monitors in the territory of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
President of Georgia visiting London 2010-02-18 15:57 Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, is staying in Great Britain with a 2-day visit.
Saakashvili revealed own resemblance with Churchill 2010-02-18 15:30 Delivering a speech in the Royal Institute of International Affairs in London, Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia said he didn’t rule out a new war in South Caucasian region and compared himself with Winston Churchill, the Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1940-1945 and 1951-1955.
Opposition staged a protest action demanding the release of political prisoners 2010-02-18 13:18 Today a part of Georgian opposition staged a protest action demanding the release of political prisoners. The participants were: representatives of the Conservative party, movement For United Georgia, Movement for Just Georgia, People’s Party – Georgia Times correspondent.
Abkhazia and Russia signed 10 agreements on cooperation 2010-02-18 12:40 Presidents of Russia and Abkhazia, Dmitry Medvedev and Sergey Bagapsh, yesterday signed 10 agreements in various spheres.
Denmark’s delegation to PACE promised Georgia to increase pressure on Russia 2010-02-18 11:55 Michael Jensen, the head of Denmark’s delegation to PACE, said the international community is interested Russia’s complying obligations in regard to Georgia, and therefore pressure on Russia must be increased. The statement was voiced yesterday in Georgian Parliament – Georgia Times correspondent in Tbilisi.
Zviad Gamsakhurdia’s grave being guarded 2010-02-18 11:13 The grave of the first President of Georgia, Zviad Gamsakhurdia in Mtatsminda pantheon of writers and public figures is being guarded by police – Georgia Times correspondent in Tbilisi.
Tbilisi renders an account
Russia owes Georgia 40 billion dollars for preventing it from conquering the Abkhaz and the Ossetians in the 90s by way of fire and bloodshed. That is the amount of the damage caused by the presence of the Russian military troops and companies in Abkhazia and South Ossetia; the figure was voiced by Head of the Parliamentary Commission for Territorial Integrity Restoration Shota Malashkhia in his interview to a Russian newspaper. However, this money is never going to be retrieved and the fact of the damage will never be proven to court.
He that is with Nogaideli is against us
Once again the Georgian opposition is trying to unite its forces in advance of the elections. The compromise seemed to be achieved. Leader of Alliance for Georgia Irakliy Alasania gave up his personal claims of the post of Mayor of Tbilisi and decided to take part in the oppositional primaries. He even agreed to cooperate with Zurab Nogaideli’s party. But all of a sudden, the former prime minister’s alliance mates, the New Rights and the Republicans, definitely said “no”. Is the split inevitable?
Abkhazia to start “base” cooperation
Russia and Abkhazia signed a treaty on a joint military base in the territory of Abkhazia as decided in follow-up to yesterday’s talks between Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Abkhaz leader Sergey Bagapsh in Kremlin. The document shall be valid for 49 years to be automatically renewed every 15 years if needed. The treaty has raised a wave of resentment in NATO and Georgia believing that Moscow-Sukhum document is illegitimate for the lack of Abkhazia’s international recognition. However, there is nothing new in statements by Brussels and Tbilisi.
No dealings with Saakashvili from now on
Recently Russian President Dmitry Medvedev confirmed his refusal to have any contacts with Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili in charge of the August attack on South Ossetia. According to Medvedev Moscow and Tbilisi will sooner or later return to normal full-fledged relations but he personally will not deal with the president of Georgia. GeorgiaTimes correspondent asked politologists and experts to evaluate this act by Russian leadership as well as prospects of future cooperation between Russia and Georgia.2010-02-18 23:06
Georgia has turned “green” because of Sochi-2014
The 2014 Olympic Games are facing an ecological catastrophe. In the opinion of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the construction process in Sochi has got from under the environmental groups’ control. The ecological experts were supported by the Georgians who have got their own bone to pick with the Russian government. The experts try to forecast the outcome of the confrontation.2010-02-18 09:11
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