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Archive by 2010-11-24
Iakobashvili to drive relations with the USA to a new level 2010-11-24 18:33 He added his ambition would be driving Georgian-American relations to the higher level.
Saakashvili’s promises didn’t persuade Moscow 2010-11-24 16:52 Foreign Ministry highlighted that all “solemn promises” of the Georgian government can be taken seriously only when legally binding.
Georgia claims it has no plans to derange Olympics-2014 2010-11-24 15:49 "Our aim isn’t the frustration of Olympics. We want Russia to comply with all international obligations, and avoid taking inert materials from our occupied territories, and safety measures were taken,” hairman of parliamentary committee on spots and youth affairs said.
Georgian mass media has become means of anti-Russian propaganda - expert 2010-11-24 13:23 "If one badgers the other – mass media are used actively. It’s the greatest negative, outweighed by no pluses," Skachko said.
Saakashvili arrived in Moldova 2010-11-24 12:19 In particular, Saakashvili will discuss issues of bilateral cooperation with acting president of Moldova Mihai Gimpu, and will visit Obileni settlement, where, with assistance of the Georgian side, houses are constructed for victims of recent floods.
Azerbaijanian, pardoned by the Georgian president, died in prison 2010-11-24 11:32 On Giorgoba [St George’s Day] Mikheil Saakashvili pardoned 220 inmates, but one of them, an Azerbaijanian, suddenly died in prison.
Ministry of Finance taking on drugs
Any action may be counteracted – that’s the law that the Georgian government is obviously guided by. Minister of Health Sandro Urushadze announced the introduction of restrictions on pharmaceuticals sales. Then he corrected himself: amendments to the legislation will cover only the psychotropic substances capable of damaging the Georgians’ health instead of restoring it. The problem seems to be so urgent that the officials decided not to wait until the amendments are adopted: they simply closed a dozen of drugstores and detained their owners.
Bilingual Land of Soul
It would seem the Russian language has the most solid position in Abkhazia as compared with other post-Soviet countries. It is more than a lingua franca here. Even various ethnic communities deal with each other in Russian. But the gap in learning that took place in the 1990s manifests itself. Probably, the Russian Language Week currently held in Abkhazia will help to answer the question how to improve quality of education.
Georgians missing Russia
If complicating the visa issuance procedure for Georgians was aimed at stirring their longing for Russia, then, Russian government has achieved its purpose. The Iverians – a Generation for Georgia’s Future who have just come from Georgia are ready to improve their Russian and read our classics so as to come to an understanding with Russians. They tried to avoid politics and spoke only about culture at a round-table meeting held at Moscow House of Nationalities. Executive Director of the Union of Georgians in Russia Nugzar Jimsheleishvili characterized the “ironing out difficulties” as the best2010-11-24 20:27
Georgia forgets “Rose” past
7 years ago Georgia fell under the sway of an illusion that has not cleared away yet. On November 23, 2003 a group of protesters rushed into the building of parliament to put an end to Edward Shevarnadze’s regime physically. However, even seven years later the current president is not open to discuss the events that brought him to presidency or his teammates. That is why Georgia does not celebrate the Rose Revolution anniversary and Saakashvili himself is trying to flee from memories to Strasbourg.
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