Tuesday, 25 October 2016
Archive by 2010-09-15
Vashdze met with ambassador of Italy 2010-09-15 18:54 Special attention was paid to the joint work of Georgia and Italy in the frames of international organisations , and to process of Georgia’s integration in European and Euro-Atlantic space.
Georgia’s embassy to appear in Republic of South Africa 2010-09-15 18:11 The embassy can be opened in Pretoria.
Ahmed Zakayev can be caught in World Congress 2010-09-15 17:33 He is wanted around the world due to being involved in terrorist activities.
Georgian team made a leap up in FIFA rating 2010-09-15 16:37 In the recent years the highest position achieved was 77th place - in September 2008.
ISKANDER tanker “marked” the sea 2010-09-15 16:08 The crew of the vessel, flying the flag of Tunisia, is accused of environment contamination, and was caught by border police near Poti port.
Public Commission sees new draft of Constitution as a threat to statehood 2010-09-15 15:20 Yet to pass the parliamentary barrier the draft must be endorsed by two thirds of the MPs – no less than 100. The pro-governmental United National Movement is represented with 102 MPs, and it’s quite enough for voting.
Russian gas doesn’t reach Georgia and Armenia 2010-09-15 13:27 It’s connected with start of repair works on the gas pipeline.
Washington is careful in arms supplies to Georgia 2010-09-15 12:23 Gates added that each sovereign country has a right to ensure own defense, but the USA is quite careful in arms supplies for Tbilisi.
Georgian life’s twit and turns to be shown in German TV 2010-09-15 11:43 Their visit will last for 10 days. Plans include meetings with Georgian politicians, economists, culture figures. The aim is to create an objective reflection of the relations between Georgia, the USA, Russia, situation around conflicts in Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Saakashvili to solve problem of refugees with the help of American grants 2010-09-15 11:14 The UN High Commissioner’s for Refugees office was also concerned and stated the process was going on without due transparency and informing the refugees.
World literature attacking Saakashvili
International Pen Club writers tried to make Georgian president ashamed. In their open letter they criticize the break-up of a peaceful protest action arranged by three Georgian poets who “renamed” George Bush Street into Walt Whitman Street using black paint in August. The poets were detained and fined. The amount of fine seems to be absurd for the civilized world. Besides, one of the poets joined the ranks of unemployed. Pen Club is indignant at the Georgian courts and employers’ unfairness.
Larization bubble blows up on dollar
In April the National Bank of Georgia announced “larization” plans for the coming one year and a half. That means that all deposits and loans will be converted into national currency as a strengthening measure. Georgi Kadagidze, the president of the Bank, was speaking with enthusiasm about a large-scale program aimed at enlargement of the crediting volume and credit resources. However, another crazy plan of the government was not widely supported. Now the bank’s leadership states that switch to lari was a temporary phenomenon that has come to its logical end.
Georgian propaganda again fixing eyes on the Church
Autumn is traditionally a complicated season for Georgian authorities. The opposition of the republic believes that now the state will do everything to distract the people’s attention from actual problems. As has been stated by leader of the party Our Georgia – Free Democrats Irakly Alasania, even the Church might be drawn into the state’s manipulations with the public opinion. GeorgiaTimes correspondent discussed the probable scenario with one of the leaders of Movement for Fair Georgia Petre Mamradze.2010-09-15 19:07
Mishilo declares Georgia a testing ground
An interview with Newsweek, an influential American magazine, has been Mikheil Saakashvili’s desperate attempt to make a good impression on his US patrons by swearing his love for Washington and mentioning evil and dangerous Russia. One thing he missed was promising to pierce stars and stripes on his chest. But in reality it was like trying to look cheerful when things are worse than bad.
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