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Archive by 2010-08-26
Georgian government looking for new wheat importers 2010-08-26 18:35 At yesterday’s sitting of the government PM Gilauri said the complicated situation in the market was caused by poor harvest. He added that “export is banned in some countries and export of wheat is practically impossible.”
Deputy Minister resigned 2010-08-26 18:33 Irakli Siradze, the deputy Minister of Finance, left his post.
Future of Abkhazia depends on its image 2010-08-26 17:33 The honorary consul explained the impression of people get after visiting the country is important for a positive image.
Iakobashvili talking to the UN representatives 2010-08-26 17:21 The Minister himself stated it’s important to show the UN representatives the real essence of conflict. In his view, the responses are positive, but despite it the Russian side tries to turn the situation in its favour.
No organizers for a gay parade in Georgia 2010-08-26 15:54 Nevertheless, society was so indignant about the mere possibility of such an event that still can’t calm down and is rallying in Batumi.
Expert: 5-day war started a new counting in South Caucasus 2010-08-26 14:58 He added that in the nearest time no mass recognition of the republics should be expected. In his opinion, recognition of Kosovo, Abkhazia, and South Ossetia accelerated the main tendency – blurring legitimacy of borders in Europe, including the post-Soviet space.
Tbilisi resident has been keeping his car in a balcony for 17 years 2010-08-26 14:22 He bought it in 1993, but these times car’s tires of windows could have been easily stolen. To protect the car, he dragged it to his apartments in the 4th floor – “till better times”.
Refugees “besiege” city assembly 2010-08-26 12:58 According to one of the organizers, Lasha Chkartishvili [Conservative party], the League of Street Vendors, founded several days ago, in this way tries to make the authorities annul the ban on street sales.
Georgia to occupy place of Belarus in UNSITRAL 2010-08-26 12:30 Eastern European group nations have an agreement on rotation of membership in the organisation. Belarus will give away its place to Georgia in the last day before the beginning of the 44th session.
Kobalia doesn’t know Georgian? 2010-08-26 11:57 The Georgian media says that the recent letter, written by the Minister, caused much questions with the agency employees.
There’ no S-300 in South Ossetia 2010-08-26 11:11 “At the present moment the air space of South Ossetia is guarded with military means of the missile defense of the 58th army of Russia. They are quite enough to provide security of the republic.”
Anticorruption-2 in set-dressing
At the beginning of June, a new anti-corruption strategy was adopted in Georgia. By September 1, the government is to submit to Saakashvili the project implementation plan that will be valid for three years, despite the fact that the state leaders keep stressing the absence of the main evil, in Saakashvili’s opinion. Many people attribute the Georgian leader’s “mental twist” to Mishiko’s desperate attempts to maintain the helm of state in his sinking liberal boat.
Georgy Danelia’s universal soul
On August 25, Georgy Danelia, the director of such cult movies as Striding Round Moscow, Mimino and Kin-Dza-Dza, the script-writer for the immortal Gentlemen of Luck, is celebrating his 80th anniversary. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev awarded the Master an Order of Merit for Country of the II Degree for his numerous achievements. GeorgiaTimes team heartily congratulates this wonderful man, a personality of enormous scale and a great film director, and joins the Master’s colleagues, actors and friends to wish him splendid Caucasian health.
Saakashvili threatened with crucifixion
Despite statements on the necessity of a dialogue with Abkhazia and Ossetia the policy of Georgian regime toward former citizens of these Transcaucasian republics arouses a lot of questions. Recently Tbilisi administration simply threw a number of refugees from Abkhazia and South Ossetia out on the street offering “equal” exchange: homes in the periphery. What did these people do wrong?2010-08-26 17:39
Georgia afraid to lose image, not Saakashvili
Georgian society starts discussing possibility of holding Mikheil Saakashvili and his teammates accountable for unleashing the war in South Ossetia at the Hague tribunal. Most often, all this does not refer to innocence or guilt of the Georgian leader: those who are not sure about the real initiator of the attack on Tskhinval are already quite few in Georgia. The problem is how to mitigate consequences of this trial for the country’s image.
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