Friday, 24 February 2017
Archive by 2010-10-04
Opposition urges to save soldiers in Afghanistan 2010-10-04 18:48 By the present day 5 Georgian peacemakers were killed in Afghanistan, all blown up by mines. One more was seriously wounded and lost both legs.
Releasing Georgian sailors now is impossible - deputy Foreign Minister 2010-10-04 18:27 In her view, the ship owning company, now negotiating with pirates directly, won’t be able to find the money.
Interior Ministry’s at its best, Economy’s downhill 2010-10-04 17:52 Among all their ministers, Georgians see Vano Merabishvili as the best. 485 respondents participated.
Saakashvili wasn’t noticed making any emotional statements 2010-10-04 15:38 "As you understand, President Saakashvili never makes emotional statements – he pretty accurately characterized Georgian-Azerbaijanian relations, which are more than strategic partnership,” the Foreign Minister said.
Courageous Georgian soldiers to die for piece 2010-10-04 15:02 "The dedication of Georgian servicemen, who participated in the NATO-led peacemaking mission, is yet another confirmation of the strong will of Georgia and Georgian people to contribute into the process of ensuring international peace and security and to assume completely the responsibility necessary for the membership in the alliance," the statement of the Ministry says.
Georgia to live USD 4bn 2010-10-04 13:20 According to previous messages, direct foreign investments in Georgia in 2009 amounted USD 759.1 mln. Tentative data of the National Statistics Service of Georgia say it’s about USD 804.9 mln less than in 2008.
Dutchman destroying Georgian supermarket 2010-10-04 12:34 He was a frequent customer in Pupuli supermarket [Varketili], but suddenly disappeared for 5 months, then returned and made a mess. A simple phrase asking to leave the basket in the store, outraged him.
Rasmussen got 1000 friends from Georgia 2010-10-04 11:50 Anders Fogh Rasmussen, NATO Secretary General, added 1 000 virtual friends from Georgia to his Facebook page after visit to the republic.
Resident of Tbilisi is a record-holder in drinking beer 2010-10-04 11:04 At the first beer drinking contest Burjanadze drank three 400-gram mugs of beer for 16.87 seconds.
12 enraged Georgians
Following the Americans, Georgia is introducing jury trial. The government is not going to entrust them with corruption cases but is ready to put the issues of justifying murderers and rapists on the heads of 12 merciful or enraged Georgians. One may only feel happy for the democracy that has at last got to the halting judicial field. However, will the national verdicts be fair if some prisoner receive over 700 dollars per month? They can easily buy the jury outright.
Children, don’t go to Africa for a walk!
If Georgia fails to get to Africa despite efforts by exalted Grigol Vashadze, then Africa should be invited to Georgia. Assisted by the office of the state minister for diaspora and Georgian community in the South African Republic, a large delegation of fifteen (!) farmers was lured to Sakartvelo to get an idea of the Caucasian state’s investment climate and help attract investments from the “black continent”. At least, this is a new Barba Rossa operation by the Georgian government.
Saakashvili likes it quick
Georgian President is here with fresh ideas able to up-end the theory of state management. Sakartvelo’s leader praises his officialdom for mobility and “constant traveling” around the country. Why are Michael Schumacher, Usain Bolt or a USAF pilot not given posts in Georgian government then?2010-10-04 10:26
Non-transparent, suppressed, legally politicized – wow!
The authorities’ total control over Georgian journalists has been many times stressed by the opposition. However, their numerous appeals to the West stirred no emotions of the civilized world. Now Sakartvelo’s media have got the chance to gain the long-awaited freedom of speech: the mission of OSCE Bureau for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights has characterized the media as politicized in its report on local elections held in the republic.
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