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Archive by 2010-11-22
African swine fever threatens South Ossetia and Russia 2010-11-22 19:06 Veterinarians of South Ossetia propose to slaughter swines until the African swine fever [Lat. pestis africana suum] spread all across the republic, local mass media say.
Russian consul can meet with the accused of espionage 2010-11-22 17:54 As it turned out, the data was wrong.
Natelashvili to dispute the Rose Revolution 2010-11-22 17:27 He calls the events of 2003 the coup d’etat.
Gilauri noted “feminisation” of the government 2010-11-22 16:41 Eka Tkeshelashvili was appointed when her predecessor Temur Iakobashvili was appointed the ambassador of Georgia to the USA. She also was granted authority of the Vice Prime Minister.
Thomas de Waal: Saakashvili is the magician 2010-11-22 14:59 “He is by turns Ataturk (the state builder), George W. Bush (the neocon), Zviad Gamsakhurdia (the nationalist) and Vladimir Putin (ruthless centralizer).
Georgia can lose statehood without U.S. support – expert 2010-11-22 14:23 He voiced it in the interview to Kviris Palitra [Georgian weekly], when commenting results of NATO summit in Lisbon. In his view, without support of the West, and, in the first line, the USA, it will be hard for Georgia to preserve statehood, let alone restore territorial integrity. In this regard he underlined importance of meeting of Mikheil Saakashvili and Barack Obama.
NATO summit was successful for Georgia - Foreign Ministry 2010-11-22 13:27 The summit was held in Lisbon, on November 19th-20th , a declaration was adopted. The document claims confirmation of cooperation of Georgia and NATO, and Brussels’ position on readiness to Georgia’s admission.
Alasania: USA can improve electoral environment 2010-11-22 12:36 "Positions of our party and the American side on shifting power in Georgia by elections only, fully coincide,” he said.
Saakashvili: Obama backed Georgia 2010-11-22 11:37 Ukraine’s renunciation to join NATO could have threaten Georgia’s ambitions, as Saakashvili apprehended, but in fact didn’t.
Please, donate to save Georgian sailors!
Georgian trade unions started raising money to ransom the sailors captured by Somali pirates. Georgian government has been holding negotiations with the Greek ship owner for four months but never managed to compensate the sum demanded by the pirates even partially. According to the officials, the point at issue is one million dollars, the ship owner being ready to pay 350 thousand. The Georgian sailors’ union does not see any other way out than raising money. Still, editor of Maritime Bulletin Mikheil Voytenko believes the people’s initiative to be rather dangerous, so long as the pirates may raise the ransom price.
Wizard of Emerald Batumi
The Georgian president keeps shocking the world with his revelations he is ready to share with anyone –the Russian press or at a press conference with the president of European Council. This time surprised listeners learned from Mikheil Saakashvili that Georgia is an ancient European state that had been separated from its origins by unkind fate and now desperately seeks a return. On the whole, Saakashvili makes another move toward Europe which, however, is in no hurry to open the embrace.
America and Europe set to dismiss Saakashvili?
Usually self-reliant opposition leaders of Georgia decide to change the strategy. Now they seek support abroad setting great hopes on the West. Irakli Alasania is discussing problems of the republic with Obama advisors, and Nino Burdzhanadze has returned from her trip to Europe where she had a number of important meetings also with country leaders. What do these opposition trips mean to Mikheil Saakashvili?2010-11-22 12:24
State Minister Yakobashvili may be dismissed
Temur Yakobashvili may soon turn into former State Minister for Reintegration. He has been recently rumoured to be going to take up the post of Georgian Ambassador to the USA. The fault of the highly creative politician is so far unclear, for the state minister has been steadily succeeding in imitating heavy action. It will be much more difficult for him to demonstrate his outstanding readiness of speech as an ambassador to the USA.
Georgia's Spy Thriller: Too Much Fiction?
Georgia has released a film about a recently-detained alleged Russian spy network, which the Kremlin has called a political farce. The film is the Georgian version of the last month's arrest of 15 people accused of being Russian spies.
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