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Archive by 2010-05-26
Diaspora Day to be celebrated tomorrow 2010-05-26 17:39 Representatives of Georgian diaspora are coming from France, the USA, Italy, Spain, Rusisa, Switzerland, Azerbaijan, Germany, Greece, Cyprus, Belgium, Japan, Armenia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Israel, Turkey, Canada, Austria, Iran, Sweden.
EU monitors arrived in Georgia 2010-05-26 17:23 This morning the CE monitors – of regional and local congress of CE – arrived in Georgia to monitor elections of May 30th.
Georgian diaspora in Russia is called on to find common values 2010-05-26 16:33 The main purpose the Georgian diaspora in Russia should pursue is searching for common values uniting the two countries, believes Matvei Chlenov, the advisor to the president of the World Congress of Russian-speaking Jews.
Monument to killed for independency of Georgia opened 2010-05-26 16:25 Today, in the Independency Day, the Square of Heroes, President Mikheil Saakashvili opened a memorial to people killed for independency and territorial integrity of the country.
Georgian opposition gathered in Vake park 2010-05-26 15:29 Georgian opposition decided not to impede the authorities in conducting the military parade or other holiday events, and gathered in Vake park, where the meeting organized by war veterans and Armed Forces was held.
Relatives of Russians arrested in Tskhinval, wrote a letter to Kokoyty 2010-05-26 14:23 Friends and relatives of Russian citizens, staying in Tskhinval prison, on May 27th will stage a protest action in Moscow in front of South Ossetian embassy. Previously the Mayor’s office refused to satisfy their claim, but the action will be staged.
Clinton is impressed with the level of political and economic development of Georgia 2010-05-26 13:43 She highlighted Georgia achieved “impressive political and economic development”, and she was “confident in Georgia’s bright future,”.
Parade in Georgia started with a minute of silence 2010-05-26 12:02 A military parade in the day of Independency of Georgia started with a minute of silence – Georgia Times correspondent.
Georgia celebrates Independency Day 2010-05-26 11:16 The military parade begins at 11 a.m., when it’s finished the Monument of Glory will be opened at the Square of Heroes.
In pursuit of justice
Manana Archvadze-Gamsakhurdia, widow of Georgia’s first president again tries to make the authorities get back to the case of her son, Tsotne condemned to 9 years’ imprisonment for attempted murder, now declaring a third hunger strike. The despaired woman threatens to commit self-burning in front of the parliament unless journalists are allowed to see her son. Will the authorities meet this demand?
Preparation for falsifications
Georgian government is eager to show that local election will be most democratic signing a Code of Ethics that however stipulates no sanctions for its violation for this honesty show. There is a video rotated on TV featuring PM full of threats against all candidates that cheat. In the meantime OSCE monitors have registered a series of impingements on rights of the ruling party’s opponents, and the opposition continues to disclose new methods of illegal campaigning and falsification.
Abkhazia switching onto peaceful track
Abkhazian President Sergey Bagapsh is going to switch the country from the war-like track onto the peaceful one. As he admitted, this is not going to be easy. Georgia is still dangerous, although Russian safety guarantee and humanitarian assistance enable the independent state to realize new large-scale projects. The projects will include the development of tourism and agriculture, oil-and-gas wells drilling on the Black Sea shore, forest protection and many other aspects. However, it is only via sustainable economy that the Abkhazians may avoid the fate of a “tangerine republic”.
Georgia in attempt to get Georgianized
Armenians living in Georgia are beating alarm over nationalism blooming in the republic. According to the specialists Sakartvelo is turning into a monoethnic state in the move to the intended target through assimilation of nations. GeorgiaTimes correspondent discussed “Georgianization” policies with Georgia’s Armenians and representatives of the republic’s public organizations.2010-05-26 00:27
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