Friday, 24 February 2017
Archive by 2010-02-26
New Foreign Minister of Abkhazia appointed 2010-02-26 18:33 Previously he occupied the position of the deputy Foreign Minister of Abkhazia.
Tbilisi Mayor willing to be the President? 2010-02-26 18:05 Georgi Asanadze, the member of the ruling party of Georgia, publicly claimed his support of Gigi Ugulava in struggle for presidential post.
Russian Foreign Ministry called on the USA to be careful with Georgia 2010-02-26 17:28 In the light of the coming American-Georgian military exercise at Black Sea, the Foreign Ministry of Russia issued a statement, urging the USA to avoid steps, favouring build-up of offensive potential of Georgia.
Bureau of the Parliament endorsed the format of today’s hearing 2010-02-26 16:59 The bureau of the Georgian Parliament endorsed the format of today’s hearing, including the annual report of the President and the debates – Georgia Times correspondent.
Georgia to introduce direct air communication with Qatar 2010-02-26 16:06 In the nearest time Georgia will establish direct air communication with Qatar, said Nikolai Mchedlishvili, the press speaker of the Georgian PM. The due agreement was reached in the course of the PM Gilauri’s visit to Qatar - Georgia Times correspondent.
Abkhazia to watch Georgian-American exercise 2010-02-26 15:22 Abkhazia intends to watch the upcoming Georgian-American military maneuvers in Black Sea closely, but the readiness regime of the armed forces will remain the same, said Garri Kupalba, the deputy Minister of Defense.
Ex-leader of Abkhazia taken to hospital 2010-02-26 14:51 On Thursday morning Vladislav Ardzinba, the ex-leader of Abkhazia, was taken to Central Clinical Hospital in Russia by EMERCOM aircraft with a special flight from Sokhumi – Life News.
Court refused to allow Tsotne Gamsakhurdia bail 2010-02-26 13:39 Tbilisi city court refused to meet the petition of the attorney and allow bail of Tsotne Gamsakhurdia, the son of the late first President of Georgia, accused of wounding a person and espionage for Russia. He will remain imprisoned.
Georgia established diplomatic relations with Saint Lucia 2010-02-26 12:09 Georgia established diplomatic and consular relations with Saint-Lucia. Yesterday a due joint communiqué was signed – Press and Information Department of the Foreign Ministry of Georgia.
President of Georgia to deliver the annual address in the Parliament 2010-02-26 11:43 Today Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, will deliver his annual address to the Parliament.
Saakashvili met with deputy U.S. Secretary of State 2010-02-26 11:24 Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, met with Jose Fernandez, the deputy Secretary of State of the USA – Georgia Times in Tbilisi.
Is Alasania coming to Moscow?
The Georgian opposition that has been regularly criticizing the current authorities has more than once stated the necessity of settling relationship with Russia. For some unknown reasons, things did not get farther than appeals. It was leader of the oppositional Movement for Fair Georgia Zurab Nogaideli that became the first and the only robin; since the end of last year, he has been regularly visiting Moscow and holding negotiations at the highest level. Will others follow him? So far, the point at issue is whether Irakli Alasania, one of the most high-ranked oppositionists, will arrive at the Russian capital.
Disputing about the Abkhaz sky
Georgia is going to complain of Russia to the International Civil Aviation Organization. Tbilisi is indignant at the recent signing of the air traffic agreement between Moscow and Sukhum. As is known, the Georgian party believes Abkhazia to be its territory, while the recognized republic is developing political and economical cooperation with Russia. Whose side will the ICAO officials finally take?
Recommendation to recognize
The English press calls for Abkhazia’s and South Ossetia’s recognition. Publication of the article by a British expert for Caucasus that has long been lobbying Abkhaz interests coincides with Russia’s new call on the OSCE to accept new reality in South Caucasus. Europe offered no reaction either lapsing into deep thinking or simply ignoring…
Is August 2008 repetition possible?
Russian Ministry of Defense thinks that in case of a new assault on adjacent states Georgia will sustain a more crushing defeat, as stated by Nikolay Makarov, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces. The general also believes that all is possible with Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili. GeorgiaTimes correspondent discussed likeliness of August 2008 repetition with Russian politologists and military experts.2010-02-26 14:26
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