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Archive by 2010-12-16
A street to be named after Holbrooke in Tbilisi 2010-12-16 18:37 One of the streets will be named after Richard Holbrooke in the Georgian capital.
Georgia ranked 103d in Democracy Index 2010 rating 2010-12-16 17:57 Georgia was listed among the countries with hybrid democracy by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) rating
Investors still have time to get to “tourist paradise” in Kobuleti 2010-12-16 17:55 Georgian Ministry of Economy and Sustained Development confirmed information about the prolongation of the term for submitting bids for hotel construction in Kobuleti free tourist zone.
Turkmen are told about the “bad” Saakashvili 2010-12-16 16:47 A documentary is screened in Turkmenian schools picturing Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili as a negative example of a politician subject to U.S.’ influence.
Georgian oppositionists fighting Svarovski 2010-12-16 15:55 Members of National Council of Georgia are going to file a lawsuit against the world-famous crystal jewels manufacturer, Svarovski company.
Russia’s position on Abkhazia and SO remains unaltered 2010-12-16 15:54 According to RF MFA official representative Andrey Nesterenko, Moscow’s position in respect of Abkhazia and South Ossetia remains the same
WikiLeaks: Georgian army grew weaker after 2008 2010-12-16 12:57 In the opinion of former U.S. Ambassador John Teft, Georgia lost the ability to control its air space and repel potential attacks of any of its neighbours after the August 2008 events.
Georgian "Baikal-Amur Mainline" bogged down in corruption
Just a month ago, Mikheil Saakashvili held a pompous opening of a new high road in Georgia. The 221-kilometer route has a great meaning for the country, for it will connect southern regions with the capital. Since the USSR collapse, it has been easier to get to Turkey and Armenia from southern regions than to Tbilisi. The only mishap is that the non-governmental organizations have found out that the road was built with violation of construction standards and characterized the contractor’s activity as swindle.
Georgia putting Caucasian nations against each other
Georgia has been displaying ostentatious love for the Caucasus of late. It has opened boundaries for southern republics and tries to convince the world that the brotherly Caucasian countries should close the ranks around it. Saakashvili is making every effort to portray himself as a father of a large Caucasian family. Well, Sakartvelo president’s entangled family relations are no secret. However, in their love for the North-Caucasian neighbours, Georgian authorities seem to despise them deep in their heart, or fear them.
West disillusioned by Sakartvelo’s democracy
Georgia is having its moment of glory. Welcome the International Crisis Group’s report on the country’s political system. Contrary to Georgia’s forecasts, the authors have made unflattering conclusions. Despite active democracy promotion in the Caucasian republic, even Western experts doubt that democracy actually exists there thinking that the next presidential election will show how justified Mikheil Saakashvili’s excessive certainty for the future is.2010-12-16 20:48
EU takes Saakashvili at his kind word
The 15th round of stability and security talks over Transcaucasia will be held today in Geneva to be attended by representatives of Georgia, Abkhazia and South Ossetia as well as intermediaries from Russia, the USA and international organizations. Delegations representing the sides are bringing their proposals to Switzerland but will the diplomats reach consensus? Criticism of the discussions that have been on for two years is getting louder each time. The European Union warns Mikheil Saakashvili: peaceful intentions must be confirmed by deeds.
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