Monday, 16 January 2017
Archive by 2010-11-15
Russian diplomats allowed to see one of the suspected of espionage 2010-11-15 19:10 Georgia satisfied Russian side's request to allow visiting Russian citizens detained in Georgia on suspicion of espionage.
Abkhaz MFA: OSCE should pursue neutral policy 2010-11-15 18:07 in the context of OSCE upcoming summit in Astana, Abkhaz Foreign Minister Maxim Gvindzhia sent a letter to the organization expressing official Sukhum's vision of the situation in the region.
Georgian special agent claiming to be a Russian spy 2010-11-15 17:25 He was reported by former enlister.
Georgian parliament returned budget for refinement 2010-11-15 16:00 Consideration of the draft budget 2011 by Georgian parliament resulted in giving the document back to the government for further refinement.
Georgian Embassy to be opened in Canada 2010-11-15 15:05 According to Deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia Nino Kalandadze, the opening of the Georgian Embassy in Canada is scheduled for November 19.
Fines inciting suicides in Georgia 2010-11-15 14:05 A businessman committed suicide because of a fine of 250 thousand laris.
Rasmussen supported Georgia 2010-11-15 13:31 North-Atlantic Alliance Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in his interview to one of the Polish publications has stated that NATO continuous providing unambiguous support of Georgia’s “territorial integrity” and won’t recognize Abkhazia and South Ossetia’s independence.
Tbilisi replacing reforms by Soviet-type sofas
Ukraine seems to be pondering whether to finally join European Union and follow Brussels’ policy or turn towards strengthening its ties with Russia. The Ukrainian camp has split: eastern part of the state is seeking Moscow’s help, secretly hoping for a reunion with the former neighbor in the context of Union state following Byelorussia’s example, while the western part is dreaming of integration into Euro-Atlantic structures. While Ukrainian authorities are hesitating, Georgia decided to dig up someone’s kitchen garden.
Georgia catching Russian captain by lifeboat
Pranik, a vessel under Moldavian flag with Russians and Ukrainians on board was arrested in the port of Poti. Local authorities claim that the decision made by captain Sergey Goloshyapov, a Russian citizen, to launch a lifeboat without approval of the port’s state control service implies a USD 30-thousand fine. It is unclear yet if the coast guard of the republic is flexing muscles, or departure of Arab investors from the port of Poti has been a too heavy blow to Georgian economy.
Georgian KGB officers deprived of pension and dignity
Georgian government is taking revenge on “KGB agents” using economic methods. Those security officials that had retired before 2005 have been practically unpensioned for five years running. Mikheil Saakashvili’s government has, at least, increased the allowance for the majority of elderly people up to 100 laris after a three-year nonstop promise to pay 100 dollars, while former militiamen, state security agents and prosecutors, as GeorgiaTimes was told by Christian-Democrat Georgy Akhvlediani, are paid a ridiculous sum of 5-60 laris. Well, that’s rather an instructive, cost-saving and2010-11-15 18:41
Adventures of Abkhaz citizens in Tbilisi
One of these days Tbilisi hosts an extraordinary wedding ceremony that tops the news rating on Georgian TV channels between a Georgian groom and an Abkhaz bride. It’s so easy to become a TV star in Sakartvelo. If you are an Abkhaz citizen living in Georgia, you’ll be taken by the arm right on the border, given food and drink and brought right to the Rustavi 2 production studio - not to prison like a lost separatist.
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