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South Ossetia urges to apply measures to Israel 2010-06-01 17:46 Yesterday Israeli armed forces fired at 20 civilians. South Ossetia sees it as genocide and demands the world community to condemn Israel's aggressive actions and use force against this state, the statement says.
Opposition to receive 11 mandates in Tbilisi parliament out of 50 2010-06-01 17:30 Proceeding from results of the municipal elections, Georgian opposition can receive 11 mandates [out of 50] in Tbilisi parliament.
Subari: Saakashvili is driving country to riots 2010-06-01 16:53 Sozar Subari, the ex-ombudsman of Georgia, stated the people has right for a rebellion against Mikheil Saakashvili regime.
Noghaideli’s team accuses the National Forum of destructiveness 2010-06-01 16:43 In that statement Shartava again called on consolidation of the Georgian opposition, and added the opposition forces lost the municipal elections because of their fragmentation. Shartava highlighted the National Forum would negotiate with all opposition parties except for Movement for Just Georgia.
CEC: ruling party won the municipal elections 2010-06-01 16:03 United National Movement, the ruling party of Georgia, won the municipal elections to Tbilisi sakrebulo [city assembly].
Saakashvili avoided accusation of violating the Electoral Code 2010-06-01 15:12 Zurab Khaharatishvili, CEC chairman, said only TV advertisement in favour of electoral process participants was prohibited. “The President uttered his personal opinion about confidence in victory of one party and his candidate, and it wasn’t advertisement,” he said.
Alasania to run for President 2010-06-01 14:33 Alasania came second at the past mayoral elections in Tbilisi. Yet his alliance took the 4-per cent barrier at the elections to city assembly, and won more votes than other opposition forces [yet less then the ruling party].
Five parties passed to sakrebulo 2010-06-01 12:51 Five parties managed to pass the 4-per cent barrier at elections on population basis to Tbilisi sakrebulo [city assembly] – Georgia Times correspondent.
Ugulava won in Tbilisi with 55.23 per cent of votes 2010-06-01 12:03 Results of mayoral elections in Tbilisi are already known. CEC processed data from 774 polling stations of the capital of Georgia. Gigi Ugulava, the candidate of the ruling party, United National Movement, won 55.23 per cent of votes.
Data from over 90 per cent of polling stations processed 2010-06-01 11:25 In the scale of Tbilisi data on the mayoral elections from 705 polling stations [over 90%] were processed - Georgia Times correspondent. CEC announces results
Ex-Public Defender quitted Alliance for Georgia 2010-06-01 10:57 Sozar Subari, the ex-ombudsman, one of the Alliance for Georgia leaders, quitted the union.
Alliance is suffering losses
The most principled human rights defender of Georgia is leaving Irakliy Alasania’s team. The opposition’s failure in the elections has totally disappointed Sozar Subari who has been enjoying the trust of a half of the country’s population. The former ombudsman will continue struggling for justice in Georgia with one of the non-governmental organizations.
Election in Georgia: controversial conclusions
OSCE observers in charge of election monitoring in Georgia have issued a report on serious violations at the time of the voting. According to the foreign experts, there were some systemic violations in some regions including ballot box stuffing and significant procedural errors in the vote count. However, later the European observers remarked in their joint statement that on the whole Georgian elections had been transparent and democratic. Was it an attempt to smooth out rough edges the opposition is referring to?
Georgia’s parliament backs the draft law making translation of movies into Georgian or Georgian subtitles obligatory from January 1 2011. The draft law will be accompanied by amendments to be introduced in the Code on Administrative Infractions that ban demonstration of films dubbed into Russian as has been the practice in the country hitherto.
Experts blaming the opposition
When asked how the irresponsible unlucky President Mikhail Saakashvili together with his party in power managed to win the first elections held after the South-Ossetian events, the experts only answer that the opposition lacked power because of the absence of solidarity. The people preferred the trust politicians, although they are not very successful. At the same time, the count of votes and the consideration of complaints caused by violation still go on. It is not yet time for United National Movement to celebrate the victory.2010-06-01 00:20
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