Monday, 20 February 2017
Archive by 2010-04-01
Ukrainian MP demands to punish illegal arms exporters 2010-04-01 22:35 In 2008 Ukrspecexport company found itself in the centre of a scandal. It was accused of exporting arms to Georgia shortly before and during the armed conflict in August 2008.
Ukrainian MO demands to punish illegal arms exporters 2010-04-01 22:34 "Doubtful shadow schemes lead to giant losses of money from Ukrainian budget. I hoped that having elected the President we'll be able not only make order in the sphere, but also bring to responsibility those, who had been building shadow arms business," Konovaluk said.
Bagapsh: Ukraine will recognize Abkhazia 2010-04-01 18:19 Sergey Bagapsh, the leader of Abkhazia, is sure that sooner or later Ukraine will recognize the independency of Abkhazia. Yet the region isn't going to force the progression of events, he said - RosBalt.
EU urged Tskhinval follow the example of Tbilisi 2010-04-01 17:00 The EUMM hails the Georgia’s release of South Ossetians and Russian citizens, captured after August 2008 conflict, and urges Tskhinval to make the similar steps.
4-year old girl from Tbilisi fell from 7th floor and didn’t break a bone 2010-04-01 16:57 Past evening a 4-year old Nini Kvitsiani fell from the 7th floor of a house in Tbilisi, and was only slightly injured.
Tbilisi Mayor’s Office was congratulated on Day of Lie 2010-04-01 16:06 Today a protest action under “Congratulations, liars!” was held at Tbilisi Mayor’s Office. The organizers are representatives of youth organisations of Alliance for Georgia parties - Georgia Times correspondent.
Alasania: West to watch elections 2010-04-01 16:05 The West will closely watch self-governance bodies’ elections in Georgia, planned for May 30th, announced Irakli Alasania, the Alliance for Georgia leader, who will run for Tbilisi Mayor – the VZGLYAD.
15 parties submitted applications to participate in elections 2010-04-01 15:02 15 parties have already submitted applications for registration in Central Electoral Commission to be allowed to participate in self-governance bodies’ elections – Georgia Times correspondent.
Georgia held political consultations with India 2010-04-01 14:28 Foreign Affairs structures of Georgia and India held political consultations in Delhi on March 29th -30th.
People’s Forum proposes to derange elections 2010-04-01 12:23 People’s Forum, an influential pro-opposition Georgian movement addressed other opposition members with an initiative to boycott local self-governance bodies elections of May 30th as a protest against rigging elections.
Georgia to become the “superpresidential” country? 2010-04-01 11:19 Levan Ramishvili, the head of the Liberty Institute NGO, who is considered the developer of the ruling party’s [United National Movement] ideology, submitted to a Constitutional Commission a draft, implying a significant reinforcement of the presidential institute in the country, the VZGLYAD reports citing to Maestro TV company.
Default threatens Georgian economy 2010-04-01 11:18 The joint foreign debt of Georgia reached 80.3 per cent of GDP, and experts say this can lead the country to bankruptcy in 2013 – the VZGLYAD.
Doku Umarov has cleared Georgia of suspicion?
The words of the Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev about Tbilisi’s possible involvement in the terrorist acts in Moscow underground have initiated the Georgian Foreign Ministry’s active response. The Ministry mentioned the Georgian soldiers serving the international anti-terrorist opposition, the “inadequacy” and “incompetence” of the Russian officials and Russia’s wrong domestic politics. However, while the Georgians were trying to make excuses and criticized Moscow, the true initiator of the terrorist acts has turned up… Leader of the Chechen separatists Doku Umarov assumed responsibility for the explosions.
Heretic hunt to begin in Georgia soon?
A new rights defending scandal is flaring up in Georgia with country’s opposition demanding explanations on purchase of torture equipment from authorities. In a recently published report by Amnesty International Georgia is listed as a country buying electric shock equipment. In the meantime the Interior Ministry denies assumptions expressed in the report calling them “vague and inaccurate”.
Geneva: Russian-Georgian handshake
One of these days, another round of negotiations on safety and stability in the Caucasus was held in Geneva with the participation of the Georgian, Abkhazian and South-Ossetian representatives through the intermediary of Russia, UN, EU, OSCE and the USA. Certain progress has been achieved at last in the course of the discussions: the draft document on the non-use of force proposed by the Russian diplomats will be taken as a basis in the course of the next round of consultations in Geneva. Moreover, it has been a long time since the Russian and Georgian spokesmen shook hands.
Who benefits from IRI poll?
Recently Georgian media disseminated first pre-election ratings made by International Republican Institute and financed by US Agency for International Development. According to the results in all cases Georgia’s ruling party and its leader Mikheil Saakashvili are ranked first. The opposition hasn’t left the survey results unnoticed. Part of the objectors doubt truthfulness of presented figures.2010-04-01 17:04
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