Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Archive by 2010-09-24
Police “arrested” Romanian president in Bucharest 2010-09-24 18:57 Over 6 000 people spontaneously came to the presidential residence and staged a protest action. Policemen demand more working places and higher salaries. Protesters also called on the president Traian Besescu and Prime Minister Emil Boc to resign.
Georgian MPs voted for “Premier’s”Constitution 2010-09-24 18:35 Opposition criticized the new draft Constitution. In particular, the Labour party addressed the UN GA with a protest against the amendments, actually turning Georgia into a parliamentary republic.
Saakashvili told the world he wants to bring hope, peace, and love 2010-09-24 17:25 "Now, it is time for ideas - these ideas of freedom and unity that we all cherish to cross the same mountains, bringing hope, life and even love,” he said.
Saakashvili lures Abkhaz and Ossetians with presidency 2010-09-24 16:56 “And this dream will become possible in a reunited and free Georgia, a Georgia that would build positive relations and even intense cooperation with the Russian Federation. A Russian Federation acting as a rational international player and not as a revisionist power. A Russian Federation that will have chosen cooperation instead of occupation, union of markets rather than embargoes, tolerance
Saakashvili is waiting for a courageous leader 2010-09-24 15:28 At the same time, he called on the world community to help to establish peace in Caucasus.
“Come on, man, act strong” – Chavez 2010-09-24 14:54 In one of the interviews Chavez explained that Lukashenka’s re-election is necessary as “we must preserve independency and unity between us.”
President of Georgia talked to Hillary Clinton 2010-09-24 13:03 Saakashvili presented a number of initiatives concerning education, economy and health care, able to intensify cooperation between the USA and Georgia.
Vera Kobalia in Silicone Valley 2010-09-24 12:24 Kobalia also talked to officials of Cisco, HP, Intel, IBM, and Oracle. Their more intensive cooperation with the business sphere of Georgia is planned.
President of Switzerland saved Obama from shame 2010-09-24 11:35 For the first time over decades of American presidents’ speeches at the Assembly he came late for general political discussions.
Beselia “stole” ministerial post 2010-09-24 11:15 Yesterday she joined the initiative of the Labour party to prohibit people be Prime Minister candidates after being the President for two terms.
Robert Sturua to bring “Tempest” to Moscow
Stage directors communicate with viewers through their plays. Robert Sturua chose W. Shakespeare’s Tempest for a dialogue with the Russian audience. The play features a revenge-obsessed man acquiring magical knowledge. He prepares for an act of retaliation and abandons it in the end suddenly realizing there is no point in punishing impenitent sinners. The play will run in Et Cetera Theater for three days only – on September 25, 26 and 28. A press performance attended by GeorgiaTimes correspondent was a preamble to the play.
One lari caressing Georgian ear again
Prime Minister of Georgia Nika Gilauri offered the people of the country another innovation of the government for testing. Since November 1, every volunteer may acquire a computer or a notebook for the notorious price of 1 lari. The project will be sponsored by an American computer corporation, with whom the Georgian authorities have held negotiations that resulted in the decision to sign a relevant treaty. Still, how many citizens will afford paying 30 laris per month with a salary of 568,7 laris? And is the initiative really progressive? These questions were put by GeorgiaTimes to a conflict expert and member of the Republican Party Pata Zakareishvili and leader of The Right Opposition fraction Manana Nachkebia.
Tbilisi and Moscow: in search of dialogue
Georgian opposition keeps setting up a Georgian lobby in Russia. Koba Davitashvili, leader of People’s Party and Kakha Kukava, a Conservative, have been to Moscow for the second time over the past half year. The latter told journalists about Russia’s readiness to start talks on humanitarian situation in Abkhazia and South Ossetia as well as restoration of economic ties with Georgia. GeorgiaTimes correspondent got in touch with Mr. Kukava to sum up the results of the voyage to Russia.2010-09-24 10:40
“Prime Minister” operation coming to an end in Georgia
Georgia is getting ready for another political shock. On September 24, along with the parliament’s consideration of the new draft Constitution, there starts a process of turning Sakartvelo into a state with the completely formed authoritarian regime guided by the everlasting unchangeable leader. Commenting upon the reforms, representatives of the party in power say about another step towards the democratic government model of the European type. However, it’s quite obvious that Saakashvili’s regime is very far from being democratic, though no one seems to have any doubts that the amendments to the principle law of the Georgian state will slip through the parliament with the speed of a spitball sent through an empty pen by a young hooligan.
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