Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Archive by 2010-11-08
Saakashvili: we are reform champions 2010-11-08 19:19 As was stated by President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, none of the world countries and none of the governments have carried out as much reforms that would enable to increase the people’s economic opportunities as the authorities of the republic.
Hotels in Kobuleti to be built by joint efforts 2010-11-08 18:41 Applications have been taken for hotel building within the free tourist zone of Kobuleti.
Georgia ready to discuss spies with Russia 2010-11-08 17:18 Deputy Head of the Georgian Foreign Ministry Nino Kalandadze stated that official Tbilisi is ready to start negotiations with RF representatives concerning Russian citizens detained on suspicion of espionage.
Vashadze is going to Estonia 2010-11-08 15:42 Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze is going to visit Estonia on November 10-12.
RSO parliament calling to freeze Geneva discussions 2010-11-08 14:21 Deputy of parliament of South Ossetia, chairman of committee for legality, legislation and local self-government Amiran Dyakonov has stated that SO representatives see no point in continuing Geneva discussions in their current format.
Washington not ready to recognize Abkhazia and SO 2010-11-08 13:13 According to US Assistant Secretary of State Philip Gordon, Washington keeps the issue of non-recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia on the international agenda.
A teacher accused of homosexualism goes to law 2010-11-08 12:31 Thomas Fletcher, an English teacher who found himself in the center of a porno scandal is filing a lawsuit to protect his honour and dignity.
Assembly of Trust saying hello to Georgia’s special services
No matter what IRI opinion polls might claim, Georgian people have no trust in their authorities. Otherwise they would not invent a new non-governmental structure called “The Assembly of Trust”. According to the initiators from Save Life movement, the assembly will consist of people trusted by practically all political and public organizations of the country. The only embarrassing thing is that the Assembly of Trust partially replicates All-People’s Representative Assembly thus decreasing the latter’s striking force in run-up to the big congress. Presumably, split in society plays in the hands of Georgian special services, now particularly active.
Georgian schoolbooks with political catch
Georgian Ministry of Education is trying to establish order in the schoolbooks market. Now the state will filter out non-standard textbooks and purchase those ones that have been subject to expertise, or “labeling”. On one hand, the innovation is expected to solve the problem of providing children with textbooks, at the same time protecting copyright. On the other hand, the opposition suspects some catch in Minister Dmitry Shashkin’s proposal: his initiatives often have side effects. This time, one should again beware of censure and monopolization of the schoolbooks market.
Georgia and Iran: Saakashvili changing patrons?
Heads of Foreign Ministries of Georgia and Iran have signed a visa-free agreement. We can witness a rapprochement between the two states. Now the citizens of the two countries won’t need a visa to visit each other and will fly directly from Tbilisi to Teheran. A visa-free regime with Georgia will allow Iran to strengthen its positions in the region, while Georgia will demonstrate the ability to carry out a policy contradicting its old friends’ interests.2010-11-08 13:44
Kobalia and Saakashvili now dreaming of Bollywood and MTV
Welcome results of rapid rejuvenation among Georgian leaders. After key governmental positions were passed to young tenacious hands more and more eccentric proposals on saving Sakartvelo from approaching poverty are made. Not long ago it turned out that support of industry, agricultural development or challenging economic reforms won’t take the country out of the debt hole. Like the chipmunks from a famous cartoon Hindu movie makers and US musicians are racing to rescue.
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