Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Archive by 2010-07-07
South Ossetia doesn’t trust European monitors 2010-07-07 18:53 Eduard Kokoyty, the leader of South Ossetia, claimed he is strongly against presence of foreign monitors in the republic, as has no trust for them.
Mission of Georgian-Ossetian friendship started its work in Georgia 2010-07-07 18:22 Mission of Georgian-Ossetian Friendship started its work on July 6th 2010. In July-August it will be solving issues of organizational character.
USA holds nuclear security seminar in Tbilisi 2010-07-07 17:38 'Improving the regulatory oversight of the sources of ionizing radiation', the regional working meeting within the project of the Georgian Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, was opened in Tbilisi.
Grigol Vashadze met with Ilham Aliyev 2010-07-07 17:06 Today Grigol Vashadze, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, staying in Baku with a visit, has met with Ilham Aliyev, the President of Azerbaijan.
Bagapsh: only Russia can ensure security of Abkhazia 2010-07-07 17:04 Sergey Bagapsh, the leader of Abkhazia, is convinced only Russia was and remains the real guarantor of security and stability in the region.
President of big tobacco company detained in Georgia 2010-07-07 16:00 Today Georgian Prosecutor's office has detained Tamaz Elizbarashvili, the president of Elizi Group, dealing with tobacco products import.
World Bank to allocate Ukraine USD 60 mln 2010-07-07 15:58 The allocated money will be spent on rehabilitation of Ukrainian hydro power stations. The aid of the WB was supported by 313 MPs, with 226 necessary at minimum.
French frigate to visit Batumi 2010-07-07 13:15 On July 8th Jean De Vienne, a frigate of the French National Navy, will visit the Georgian port of Batumi. The ship will stay in Georgia up to July 11th and will conduct joint drills with the Georgian side.
USA tries to save Saakashvili from tribunal – Laborites 2010-07-07 12:53 Nestan Kirtadze, one of the Labour Party of Georgia leaders, believes that statements of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on "occupation" of Abkhazia and South Ossetia are an attempt to remove Mikheil Saakashvili's responsibility to the Hague Tribunal, investigating military crimes.
Abkhazia calculated GDP 2010-07-07 12:25 According to Sergey Bagapsh, the leader of Abkhazia, the Department of State Statistics of the republic calculated the amount of GDP for 2009, and it exceeded RUB 15.5 bn [about USD 500 mln].
Georgia facilitates the process of privatizing state property 2010-07-07 11:48 Georgia facilitates the process of passing the state property into private. The due draft law On State Property was discussed and endorsed at the yesterday's sitting the parliamentary committees for environment and natural resources, and for agricultural issues.
Georgia’s anxiety about Russian Internet freedom
Russia's attempt to make the Internet space safer for its citizens seems to cause fits of hypochondria in Georgia. The limitations on Russian extremist-minded bloggers' activities are taken by their Georgian associates as personal threat. Though with a great delay, Russian Internet (RuNet) is adjusting its existence to Russian laws without deviating from the general world practice, while Georgia took care to ensure informational safety long before the 2008 war.
“Aunt Vera” for a Georgian poet
To see Georgia with the eyes of Veronika Dolina is like trying to understand this country and its people with a sixth sense. So personal and frank are the impressions of the female bard carrying a purely female world look - but not slimpsy in an allusion to one of Veronika's songs - but whippy as a band of steel. Bulat Okudzhava's follower, she was invited to "modern" Georgia for the first time - it was like hearing the fate call - becoming probably the most important guest at the Russian-Georgian poetry festival "World of Poetry - World without war".
The one who wrote theses for Hillary Clinton's speeches is well familiar with the Caucasus. Bright, promising, reassuring words of US Secretary of State gave no idea on the purpose of her visit. Her first destination was Baku for the talks with Azerbaijani President Ilkham Aliyev, then Yerevan for a meeting with Armenian leader Serge Sargsyan. Today Hillary Clinton was greeted in Tbilisi.
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