Tuesday, 25 October 2016
Archive by 2010-08-17
U.S. citizen beaten up in Tbilisi, in Bush Street 2010-08-17 19:15 He believes that illegal actions were executed against the representative of Institute of Equal Rights NGO, now the U.S. citizen; and injuries ensued.
Survey: Georgian government could have avoided war in 2008 2010-08-17 17:45 The survey by Kviris Palitra weekly revealed that most of residents of Georgia believe the country’s government could have avoided the August war.
Military maneuvers started in Abkhazia - 17 August, 2010 2010-08-17 16:28 The Ministry of Defense of Abkhazia noted the maneuvers are held to improve skills of army officers.
Saakashvili: Moldavia and Georgia have similar problems 2010-08-17 15:38 Mihai Gimpu, the acting President of Moldova, arrived in Georgia a few days ago. He called his Georgian counterpart the friend who helped in the hard moment.
Georgian border guards detained three illegal migrants from Turkey 2010-08-17 14:42 A criminal case brought over the violation of the border, investigation started.
Ex-president of Georgian Football Federation purchased Dutch football club 2010-08-17 13:29 In the recent times the club has suffered serious financial trouble. The new management set a task to become the champion of the country within 3 years.
Americans and Bulgarians to build an airport in Svaneti 2010-08-17 13:10 Terminal is expected to be brought into operation next year. It will be implied for regular communication, including international flights and even flights in bad weather.
Saakashvili’s hiding a toy construction set under the pillow 2010-08-17 12:46 At the meeting with Georgian, Moldovan, and Belarusian teenagers in youth patriotic camp in Anaklia Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, stated that in any President there must live a child, loving free, beautiful world and specific actions.
Georgia’s shaking: 3.7 points 2010-08-17 11:37 According to the seismologist centre of Georgia, the epicenter was located to the South-West from Tbilisi, in Sabue settlement [Kakheti, East Georgia].
Georgian poets write all over Bush
A signboard in George Bush street in Tbilisi has repeatedly been a target for Georgian people to express their anti-war sentiment. Black scribbles were erased from the face of former US president more than once. This time it’s three verse makers that autographed the sign. Muse servants suggested naming the highway leading to the airport after Walt Whitman, an American poet, and removing Bush Street, the symbol of corruptibility and shame in the capital. The police took the lyrists to the police station and punished them with fines.
Saakashvili – Gimpu: publicity of no use to pug-dogs
Interim president of Moldavia Mihai Gimpu, now on a visit to Georgia, has already called his Georgian counterpart “a friend who helped me in a difficult moment”. However, Gimpu and Saakashvili are both going through difficult times. That makes one suspect that their friendship is not the result of brotherly love but a way to spite Russia. They look like brothers in misfortune.
OSCE’s wishful thinking
OSCE Chairman Kanat Saudabayev has made an interesting statement: the organization wishes to settle conflicts in the Caucasus despite the fact that the mission together with UN was more than once accused of excessive politicization of their work in this spot of the planet. Naturally, Nagorny Karabakh, Abkhazia, Georgia and South Ossetia are sweet spots for geopolitical castling, while confrontation between Russia and OSCE is gathering pace in many aspects. Will Georgia be able to suppress Russia’s position through international institutions and impose its own vision of the South Caucasus’2010-08-17 14:01
The war-preventing “South” strategy
So much has been said and written about Georgian freedom, independence and integrity that one might think that Saakashvili is heading the “government in exile” and is directing the underground resistance from Switzerland. There is another pretext now: the Russian military base in Armenia. A storm in a teacup. What’s the matter, anyway?
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