Monday, 20 February 2017
Archive by 2010-05-20
European Parliament admitted Georgia’s guilt of unleashing a war 2010-05-20 17:47 Yet the European parliament supported idea of EUMM mandate expansion and turned to the involved sides with a call to comply with all points of cease-fire agreement between Georgia and Russia and grant Mission’s employees a free access to the region.
National Council demands CEC to impose sanction on TV companies 2010-05-20 17:20 The National Council of the Georgian opposition demands CEC to impose sanctions on Rustavi 2 and Imedi TV companies – Georgia Times correspondent.
Lithuanian Seim adjourned consideration of resolution on situation in Georgia 2010-05-20 17:02 Consideration of the draft resolution On situation in Georgia was postponed to next week, though initially was planned for today.
Meeting of the group of “new friends” of Georgia was held in Vilnius 2010-05-20 16:30 A meeting of a group of “new friends” of Georgia was held in Vilnius and attended by Georgian delegation headed by the Foreign Minister of Georgia Grigol Vashadze – Georgia Times correspondent.
Malazonia is accused of inflicting GEL 70 mln harm to budget 2010-05-20 16:00 Geno Malazonia, the President and CEO of Energy Invest, is accused of tax reticence, illegal business activities, fraud, abuse of power. The estimated damage to state budget amounts GEL 70 mln [about USD 42 mln] - Georgia Times correspondent.
PACE rapporteur for closing Georgian-Russian dossier 2010-05-20 15:01 “Wilshire believes that after the report of ex-head of the EU international mission for investigation of events in South Ossetia Heidi Tagliavini, all facts and circumstances of the conflict were reported in a comprehensive way,” he said.
USA believes Georgia remains a stumbling block in relations with Russia 2010-05-20 14:39 James Steinberg, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, said Georgia still remains a stumbling block between Moscow and Washington.
Georgian opposition continues criticizing CSA survey 2010-05-20 12:42 “Proceeding from the fact the Interior Ministry introduced the culture of fear, citizens, when asked who they will vote for at elections, don’t express their opinion openly,” Irakli Alasania thinks.
Australia expressed support for sovereignty of Georgia 2010-05-20 12:41 In the course of his visit to London, in the embassy of Georgia to Great Britain, Alexander Nalbandov, the deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia, held a meeting with Rick Wells, the Foreign Minister of Australia – Georgia Times correspondent.
Burjanadze met with the Russian President – mass media 2010-05-20 11:33 The movement’s press service disclaimed it, but it was confirmed that Medvedev and Burjanadze lived in one hotel in Ukrainian capital.
Georgian opposition urges Saakashvili to pay attention to condition of houses 2010-05-20 10:41 “On the whim of President of Mikheil Saakashvili and with agreement of Tbilisi Mayor Gigi Ugulava, the Bridge of World with absolutely unclear function was built, and, according to some data, cost GEL 80 mln [appr. USD 48 mln], - she said. – And Patric Blanc, the author of the vertical garden in Avlabar, will receive EUR 68 000.”
Great Britain to assist Georgia in advanced training of diplomats 2010-05-20 09:39 The agreement was reached at the yesterday’s meeting with deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia David Jagalania with Ian Golt, the executive director of education and trainings in Bournemouth Business School, Georgia Times correspondent reports.
Only a catapult can save Saakashvili
The president’s expenses make Georgian opposition mad with resentment. Yesterday the Labor party condemned Saakashvili for purchasing an aircraft catapult in order to save him from the tragedy à la Kachinsky like in movies.
Burdzhanadze: “Gori was bombed by us”
Oppositionist Nino Burdzhanadze became the focus of the press because of her unambiguous statement: there is an impression that Gori was bombed by us in August 2008. The delegates of the ruling party confirm sarcastically: for Vladimir Putin’s interlocutor, “us” means the Russians.
Extermination of Georgian base
Adoption of Anglo-Saxon culture has turned into a mania. Georgian FM promised to “exterminate” the Russian name for the country replacing it by the word Georgia, like in English. A similar request was submitted to Japan that wants to avoid confusion with the US state. Now Grigol Vashadze appeals to Lithiania with the same request.
The middlemen from European Union, OSCE and UN have visited Georgia. These visits mean active preparation to another round of Geneva discussions concerning the safety in the Caucasus. Tbilisi reckons to take revenge for the failure: all Georgia’s attempts to boycott Russia at the international level and exclude it from PACE have failed. Now Tbilisi hopes that the European Parliament will announce the occupation of Georgia. Meanwhile, the experts share an opinion that not only Europe will turn its back on the unpredictable Georgian government but the West as well, which is so loyal to the “color revolutions”. Today, even the Republican Senator John McCain, a well-known lobbyist of Georgia who lost the latest presidential elections criticized Barack Obama because of Georgia.
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