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Archive by 2010-06-11
Parliament to study causes of prices for medicines growth 2010-06-11 18:44 Mikheil Machavariani, the first Vice Speaker, agreed to her and claimed the unfairness of business can be met all around the world and it’s not a phenomenon of Georgia alone.
Conservatives accused ruling party of stealing 150 000 votes 2010-06-11 17:54 The Conservative party of Georgia accused the ruling party of Georgia [United National Movement] of stealing at least 150 000 votes.
Bagapsh congratulated Medvedev on Day of Russia 2010-06-11 17:00 Sergey Bagapsh, the leader of Abkhazia, sent congratulation on the Day of Russia to Dmitry Medvedev, the President of Russia.
Kyiv is ready for economic cooperation with Tbilisi 2010-06-11 16:11 Viktor Yanukovich, the President of Ukraine, held a meeting with Grigol Vashadze, the Foreign Minister of Georgia, staying in Kyiv with a working visit. The Ukrainian leader noted his country is ready for development of trade and economic relations with Tbilisi.
Ukraine and Georgia enter a new stage of relations 2010-06-11 15:43 Gryshenko noted that Kyiv insists on changing priorities in the framework of GUAm [union of Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Moldova].
U.S. administration sees situation in Georgia as own fail 2010-06-11 15:21 U.S. administration of Barack Obama sees the situation in Georgia and condition of democracy in Russia as own foreign political failures, stated Michael McFaul, U.S. President’s special assistant and senior director for Russian and Eurasian affairs at the National Security Council.S. President’s special assistant and senior director for Russian and Eurasian affairs at the National Security Council
Putin discussed relations with Georgia and Karabakh problem in France 2010-06-11 14:49 At the opening of Russian national exhibition in Grand-Palais Fillon stated the mutual turnover had increased four-fold since 2000, and with his Russian counterpart he focused on intensive economic cooperation between the states.
Georgian Times media holding owner sentenced to imprisonment in absentia 2010-06-11 12:54 Malkhaz Gulashvili, the owner of Georgian Times media holding, and his son David were in absentia sentenced to 2 months of pretrial incarceration – Georgia Times correspondent.
Georgian Foreign Ministry positively assesses EU report on fighting racism 2010-06-11 12:26 The government of Georgia positively assesses the report on Georgia adopted by the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI), adopted on April 28th and passed at the 1087th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies of the Council of Europe - Georgia Times correspondent.
Opposition: EU warned Saakashvili against contacts with Iran 2010-06-11 11:50 Georgian opposition stated that in the course of Saakashvili’s visit to Paris Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, received a clear warning against contacts with Iran.
Noghaideli and Okruashvili issued a joint statement 2010-06-11 10:52 Zurab Noghaideli, the ex-PM, the Movement for Just Georgia, and Irakli Okruashvili, the ex-Minister of Defense, the notorious political emigrant, movement for Just Georgia founder, issued a joint statement with assessment of municipal elections and situation in the state.
Tbilisi takes time to pay back
Georgia still owes 3,5 billion dollars to the international creditors. The republic owes almost one third of this amount to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which, by the way, has stated that Tbilisi has overcome the first wave of the economical crisis. It is notable that the country’s authorities have also been talking about the revival of the Georgian economy. However, Georgia’s foreign debt does not seem to decrease.
Discussions on autonomy
Some experts believe a new problem is starting to emerge in North Caucasus. Recently Circassian public members called on the authorities to de-facto break up the republic and restore autonomy that existed from 1926-1957within Russia. What are the prospects of this suggestion?2010-06-11 15:27
Saakashvili set for third term?
Georgia’s dominant party is set to take full advantage of the victory at recent local election. As reported, powers of Gigi Ugulava, the mayor of Tbilisi, will be expanded. From the very beginning a number of politicians considered Ugulava as Mikheil Nikolayevich’s successor. However now, a fortnight later, it becomes evident that Mikheil Nikolayevich is not going to leave politics after 2013 either. Saakashvili can’t look calmly on the scenario tried in hateful Russia: like Putin he aspires for PM position. A few months ago this could only be a guess. Now, however, it is practically undisputable.
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