Sunday, 26 February 2017
Archive by 2010-07-22
USA to finance Georgian police 2010-07-22 18:40 Today Prime Minister of Georgia Nika Gilauri said that USD 20.5 of U.S. financial aid will be directed at the needs of law enforcement structures of the country.
Saakashvili’s confederative impulse was considered an emotional outburst 2010-07-22 18:02 Aikazun Alvrtsyan, the head of Centre for Studying Problems of West Armenians called this initiative another emotional outburst of the Georgian leader. He added the response of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev was quite reserved, and a conclusion can be made no further discussions will ensue.
Russian tycoon to pay a record-shattering sum for divorce 2010-07-22 17:25 The divorce of disgraced Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky, now living in England, can beat all records in the sum of compensation for the ex-wife.
Condoleezza Rice isn’t expected in Tbilisi 2010-07-22 16:28 Today World Leaders Travel [Internet portal] reports that U.S. ex-Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice must soon arrive in Georgia, though neither presidential administration, nor Foreign Ministry of Georgia, nor U.S. embassy are aware of this message.
Tyhypko admired with Georgia 2010-07-22 16:02 Serhiy Tyhypko, the Vice-Prime Minister of Ukraine, continues admiring economical system of Georgia and yesterday claimed ready to promote its experience in the sphere of Ukrainian reforming.
Polish scapegoat to be tried for disclosing Saakashvili’s shady action 2010-07-22 15:14 Ex-head of Polish presidential administration can be a culprit in the case of alleged firing of Kaczynski's and Saakashvili's motorcade in the course of the former's visit to Georgia in 2008.
Two Georgian vessels detained 2010-07-22 14:26 "Vasilius," a vessel flying Georgian flag, carrying construction materials, was caught in a storm, the cargo was damaged. The vessel was detained in Lybia.
PM Zhvania died for gas pipeline – ex-President of Georgia 2010-07-22 13:14 Eduard Shevardnadze, the ex-President of Georgia, expressed opinion that one of the reasons of Zurab Zhavania's premature death was caused by his refusal to sell the gas pipeline, connecting Russia and Armenia.
Today the fate of Kosovo will be decided 2010-07-22 12:41 Today the UN International Court will decide whether unilateral proclamation of Kosovo independency was legal or not.
Mass media: Saakashvili invited Pamela Anderson for filming 2010-07-22 11:39 According to the media, the filming and invitation f the actress were approved by President Mikheil Saakashvili. The director himself never specified whether negotiations with Anderson being conducted or not, but noted the movie would be commercial, but not on request.
Georgia fighting nuclear terrorism 2010-07-22 11:14 The aim of the event, organized by the U.S. embassy, is discussion of the joint action plan of America and Georgia on restraining nuclear smuggling. Officials of the Ministry for Environment Protection and Natural Resources of Georgia will present the American side a report on investigation of similar crimes, and also on border and coast guard security.
USA is interested in preserving presidential republic in Georgia – expert 2010-07-22 10:46 Evgheniy Minchenko, a Russian political scientist, believes the USA is interested in preserving presidential republic in Georgia, yet would like to see as a leader a person, not connected with the conflict in South Ossetia.
Newlyweds flee Georgian traditions
Parents' consent to the wedding is an important condition for a marriage in Georgia. It is a must in some parts of the country, and a fatal one for Zinaida and David Odikadze, a couple of newlyweds who had to emigrate because of inter-family feud. They were not welcome in old Europe - the family with an eight-month-old child is sent back home where there is nothing good in store for them.
Georgian government listening to reason
Georgian National Security Council represented by Eka Tkeshelashvili has stated that the U.S. are no longer opposed to selling the Georgian cross-country pipeline connecting Russia and Armenia to Gazprom Russian group company. The statement made by Georgian governmental body that has been keeping silent for a long time resembles a touchstone thrown towards the Kremlin to improve the dialogue between Moscow and Tbilisi.
BBC standard against Georgian propaganda
Georgia's information weapon called First Caucasian Channel was reformed after being unsuccessfully tested on Eutelsat French satellite. Now the channel is going to be a private one led by Robert Parsons, a British journalist who has worked for BBC. Does it mean the seeds of independent journalism will come up in the propagandistic field?2010-07-22 18:49
Georgia as a pinch point between Russia and USA
Putting Russia and Georgia on the scale of US interests known for its pragmatism up to cynicism, what country will it choose to cooperate with in the first place? Barack Obama recently stated that differences over Georgia must not hinder cooperation between Washington and Moscow. Georgian opposition represented by Nino Burdzhanadze thinks that this statement shows change in US attitude toward Georgian authorities confirming failure of the Saakashvili regime that loses its major patron in the world arena. Is it really so?
Confederacy: a trap for Cinderella
A politician's and, especially, a head of state's main task is to define the domestic and foreign problems of the country and seek the ways and means of their settlement. Georgian president seems to stand out of this row of figures, which fact is confirmed by his statements and suggestions voiced at the meeting with Azerbaijan leader last Sunday. Actually, Saakashvili offered Aliyev not just to strengthen mutual contacts but to become friends against neighbours. In Batumi, he again expressed the idea of establishing an Azerbaijani-Georgian confederacy that he voiced for the first time last year and stated that "the two countries are on the terms that go beyond the limits of common partnership and ally relations".
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