Thursday, 23 February 2017
Archive by 2010-11-19
Georgia in wait for large amnesty 2010-11-19 19:04 45 persons to be amnestied on Giorgoba holiday (November 23).
Ammo stash found in Upper Kodory Gorge 2010-11-19 18:17 According to the Border Department of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation for the Republic of Abkhazia, the stash was found near Gentsvish locality on November 16.
Refugee from Abkhazia died after self-immolation 2010-11-19 16:33 A refugee from Abkhazia died in a Georgian hospital after an attempt of self-immolation committed at the end of October.
Germany to help Georgia develop retail business 2010-11-19 15:32 German businessmen’s delegation is presently in Georgia to study the opportunity of implementing various investment projects.
Georgian oppositionists looking for allies in Turkey 2010-11-19 14:37 Leaders of the Georgian opposition Zviad Dzidziguri, Koba Davitashvili and Kakha Kukava will meet with representatives of the Georgian expatriate community in Turkey today, on November 19.
Georgian media misunderstood Barroso 2010-11-19 13:37 Head of European Commission Jose-Manuel Barroso used the word "occupation" after a meeting with Saakashvili while speaking of the Russian military presence in Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
A foundation established to save Georgian mariners 2010-11-19 12:53 A special foundation has been established to raise the money needed to save the mariners.
Corruption in Ecology Ministry continued
Georgia is still one of the most corruption-free states in former USSR. This time the Ministry for environmental protection and natural resources was called for purification and transparency. At the time when Tbilisi mayor cuts down sycamores unpunished, Georgi Khachidze has to take the rap for his ministry. Some of his employees have robbed their poverty-stricken state of GEL 7 mln. They face 14 years’ imprisonment with Hatuna Kalmakhelidze welcoming new prisoners with open arms.
Axe of Tbilisi democracy hits sycamores
Doublethink has become a good tradition of Georgian politicians. Seeing one thing, speaking another thing and doing an entirely different thing is a norm of decency in Sakartvelo’s political entrails. Actions of Tbilisi mayor Gigi Gugulava have been another demonstration of this extraordinary approach. At the time when parliament is stiffening punishment for illegal deforestation, the mayor of the capital city, Mishiko’s favorite, orders to destroy half a hundred magnificent trees right in the center of Tbilisi.
Will the opposition stand friendship with Saakashvili?
The major part of the Georgian opposition has at last united with the help of the republic’s authorities. From now on, representatives of 16 political parties will be jointly working on the new Electoral Code for the country, which is expected to be completed in the next few months. What is the reason for the government’s generosity? Is it the desire to make a step towards democracy or to split the oppositional front?2010-11-19 15:59
Europe feeding Saakashvili’s team with pills
Official Tbilisi representatives are rejoicing like little children. You bet: “big men” from Europe and America are praising them, promising protection and patronage and even calling “to play games” with them. Following NATO Parliamentary Assembly, which has accused Russia of the “occupation” of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, European Union has welcomed Mikheil Saakashvili as well, while the head of European Commission even suggested that Georgia should file an official application for making a speech at EU. A sweet pill to feed the Georgian leader’s dreams.
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