Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Archive by 2010-06-16
Falsifiers of Shengen visas detained in Georgia 2010-06-16 18:00 Falsifiers of Shengen visas are detained in Georgia. According to the Interior Ministry, police arrested four women, who dealt with making fake visas.
South Ossetian army to be reformed 2010-06-16 17:58 The army of South Ossetia will be reformed. According to plan, since end November the shift to new organisation and staff structures must be conducted, as well as decrease in number of Armed Forces in three stages by 10 per cent.
Defeat at the elections caused the disintegration of the Alliance for Georgia – opinion 2010-06-16 17:57 The split of the pro-opposition Alliance for Georgia, headed by Irakli Alasania, the ex-ambassador of Georgia to the UN, is caused by the opposition's defeat at the municipal elections of May 30th, believes Ramaz Sakvarelidze, the political scientist.
Burjanadze isn't surprised about Alliance for Georgia disintegration 2010-06-16 17:55 "For me the information on disintegration of the Alliance isn't unexpected, - she noted. - I'd like to mention that in the course of that time, consciously or unconsciously, the alliance was doing the business of government, and in some degree was included in the scheme created by authorities," she said.
Laborites commented the Alliance for Georgia disintegration 2010-06-16 15:42 The pro-opposition Labour Party of Georgia commented the statement of the ex-leader of the Alliance for Georgia, Irakli Alasania, on disintegration of his union.
Ten Georgians evacuated from Kyrgyzstan 2010-06-16 15:11 Georgian and Turkish citizens were evacuated from Osh [Kyrgyzstan], where riots continue, at the aircraft, rented by Turkey. At night they were delivered to Manas military base.
Georgia to look for football talents in diasporas 2010-06-16 14:17 "Looking for football talents in foreign diasporas!” is the message of the document, implying search for young footballers [aged 15, 16 and 17] residing abroad, and inviting them to ntional teams of corresponding age categories.
Another group of Georgians to be deported from Poland 2010-06-16 12:54 "We received information that another flight of Georgian citizens, deported from Poland, will take place on June 29th,” the ambassador said.
NGO report: Russia allocated USD 28 000 per each resident of South Ossetia 2010-06-16 12:01 International Crisis Group, the international NGO, published The Burden of Recognition report on situation in post-war South Ossetia and measures Russia takes to restore the region.
Georgia fired at South Ossetian citizens 2010-06-16 11:17 Georgian military fired at citizens of South Ossetia. One of them, Anatoliy Kisiyev, was wounded.
Pro-opposition Alliance for Georgia disintegrated 2010-06-16 11:00 The pro-opposition Alliance for Georgia, headed by Irakli Alasania, the ex-ambassador to the UN, ceased to be as one union.
Why did Alliance for Georgia break up?
Opposition Alliance for Georgia is no more a single unity. As Irakli Alasania, the alliance's leader, Georgia's ex UN envoy stated, the parties inside the alliance are now passing onto a new level of relations promising that the coordination between the forces that were part of the union will be preserved. GeorgiaTimes discussed prospects for new political unions and reasons why the alliance split up with representatives of the Georgian opposition and politologists.2010-06-16 18:39
On June 15 the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) came up with a report on discrimination of ethnic and other minorities in Georgia. According to Nils Muiznieks, the commission’s chair, Georgia proposes “positive initiatives in fighting discrimination on the grounds of “race”, colour, language, religion, nationality or national or ethnic origin”. The report also features legislation issues, status of minorities, combating discrimination in education and employment, and “race” issues in politics. Activities of Georgia’s ombudsman are assessed positively in the report as well as his “significant role in combating discrimination” particularly after signature of a Memorandum on protection of rights of national minorities by Georgy Tugushi, the Public Defender and Teymuraz Yakobashvili, state minister for reintegration in December 2009.
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