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Interior Minister explained why Police Day in Georgia will coincide with St George’s Day 2010-05-04 17:42 "We decided to choose a new date which will leave Georgian society content, as on May 6th the St.George’s Day and Day of liberation of Ajaria from Aslan Abashidze regime is marked,” he stated in the open letter published in local media.
The West and USA were recommended to change their policy in regard to Abkhazia 2010-05-04 17:20 Professors Alexander Cooley and Lincoln Mitchell, leading American experts on Georgia from Harriman Institute of Columbia University, recommended the West and the USA to change their policy in regard to Abkhazia.
Tsotne Gamsakhurdia goes on hunger strike 2010-05-04 16:34 Today Tsotne Gamsakhurdia, the son of the late first President of Georgia, staying in prison, declared another hunger strike.
Parliament of South Ossetia to consider issue of distrust to the government 2010-05-04 16:25 Last week Speaker Stanislav Kochiyev received the request from a group of parliamentarians. On April 30th the parliamentary commission was formed to investigate the activities of the government. MPs suspect it of misuse of budget means. Besides, they are discontent with the fact the budget 2010 and program of social and economic development haven’t been presented to the parliament.
Foreign Minister of Georgia to visit Kazakhstan 2010-05-04 15:48 On 6 May 2010, Grigol Vashadze, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, will pay an official visit to Kazakhstan.
Georgian journalists demand access to public information 2010-05-04 15:02 "Give us public information!" was the headline at the front pages of 15 regional and 1 national newspapers of Georgia on May 3rd. In this way they marked the International Press Freedom Day. Journalists of these papers worked out the joint statement claiming the access to pibl;ic information to be the most acute problem for regional journalists.
CE delegation is meeting with Georgian opposition leaders 2010-05-04 13:09 CE delegation, staying in Tbilisi with a visit, is meeting with Georgian opposition leaders – Georgia Times correspondent.
Syria and Georgia agreed on cooperation 2010-05-04 12:30 On May 1st-2nd Grigol Vashadze, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, paid a visit to Syria, said deputy Minister Nino Kalandadze.
Government of Georgia reports the growth of economy 2010-05-04 11:46 The economy of Georgia successfully overcame the crisis and took the way of economic growth, PM Nika Gilauri reports – Georgia Times correspondent.
U.S. citizens are recommended to abstain from travels to Abkhazia and South Ossetia 2010-05-04 10:59 The U.S. Department of State warns its citizens against travels to Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Police in the person of a patron saint
From now on, the 6th of May, the Day of St. George the Victorious, is going to become the Police Day in Georgia. The decision was taken by Vano Merabishvili’s administration that has forever associated the image of MIA with the holy face of Sakartvelo’s patron saint. The people express their protest, threatening to mar the policemen’s first parade, while the authorities do not seem to be much bothered about it.
Georgia as a dangerous destination for US citizens
This year US Department of State came up with a repeated travel warning against visiting Georgia. “Breakaway” regions are said to be most dangerous. Violence in Tbilisi, the capital, is likely at the time of demonstrations, the department remarks.
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