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Archive by 2010-06-29
World community praised Georgia’s strategy to Abkhazia and South Ossetia 2010-06-29 17:52 International organisations praise the strategy of the Georgian government to Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Opposition criticized changes in Cabinet’s activities 2010-06-29 16:48 Jondi Bagaturia, the Kartuli Dasi party leader, the opposition MP, criticized the changes in the government, which were announced by President Saakashvili on June 25th at a special briefing.
Refugees of Georgia were promised help 2010-06-29 16:14 The government of Georgia discussed direction of action plan of the state strategy on internally displaced persons, also concerning the issue of dwelling of refugees.
Slovakia for involvement of NATO in “de-occupation” of Georgia theme 2010-06-29 14:29 According to the office of Georgi Baramidze, the State Minister for Integration in European and Atlantic Structures, Slovakia is for activisation of NATO and EU countries in the issue of "de-occupation" of Georgia.
Fire put out in the Ministry of Defense 2010-06-29 14:28 The alarm sounded at about midday: rooms and halls were in smoke, and all employees were urgently evacuated, firefighters appeared.
Georgia accused PACE of lack of attention to Tbilisi’s position 2010-06-29 13:30 Mikheil Machavariani, the Vice Speaker of the Georgian Parliament, certain groups in CE tried to start discussion of Georgian issues without participation of Tbilisi representatives - despite promises of Mevlud Chavushoglu, PACE chairman.
Parliamentary committees endorsed changes in the government 2010-06-29 11:33 Draft package of amendments On Structure, Authorities and Rules of Activities of the Government of Georgia were considered by the parliamentary committees for sector economy and economic policy; for legal affairs; for education and science; for culture, sport and youth affairs.
Georgia to have own trademark 2010-06-29 10:40 Georgia will develop own trademark for protection of its products abroad.
Georgia’s ready to cooperate with Russia after recognition of sovereignty 2010-06-29 10:29 According to David Jagalania, the deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia, Tbilisi has repeatedly claimed readiness for a dialog, but only after recognition of "territorial integrity and sovereignty" of Georgia by Russia.
As luck would have it
Georgia's new Tax Code has sparked student protests. The government suggests amending the law forcing colleges to pay higher taxes than gaming businesses. The idea that instead of going to college not well-off young people will go playing cards with a higher training cost seems not to dawn on the authors of the draft law. Or they simply don't consider it so dreadful. The main thing is that a more rigid code gives the government some extra GEL 200 mln which, as we know, are not easy to come by.
The Georgian authorities continue fighting with the Soviet past. The fate of the memorial in Gori was shared this weekend by the monument to Stalin in Tkibuli. GeorgiaTimes correspondent discussed the aspiration of Saakashvili's team to wipe off any memory of the common victory over fascism and the peoples' friendship with the well-known Russian writers and publicists.
Georgia’s name is Tamar
"Country name" projects have been a success in many countries of the world. In Georgia Ilia Chavchavadze, an enlightener, a publicist who "expressed the mind of people" at the turn of 20th century was chosen as a model. But when the question was rephrased (who would you like to see featured in a film) it was Queen Tamar topping the list. Her time was Georgia's "gold age" and the history of her life and death is full of scabrous rumors and most wonderful legends.
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