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Archive by 2011-01-12
Georgia owes almost four billion dollars 2011-01-12 19:15 According to Ministry of Finance of Georgia, the volume of Georgia's foreign debt and credits taken against state security was 3 bln 936 mln 882 thnd dollars as of 31 December 2010.
Areshidze: Abkhazia should be integrated in European structures 2011-01-12 18:22 In the opinion of the Georgian experts, the West is encouraging Georgia to recognize Abkhazia in a veiled form.
Nogaideli’s supporters still look on him as party leader 2011-01-12 17:39 Supporters of the former Georgian Prime Minister Zurab Nogaideli called the decision of Ministry of Justice illegal. As a result of the decision, the former head of government lost his post of chairman of political movement For Fair Georgia.
Captured Georgian mariners threaten to commit suicide 2011-01-12 16:34 Their relatives are going to hold a protest action.
Georgia and Iran to cancel visas in two weeks 2011-01-12 15:59 The two countries are to start new relationship on January 26.
Saakashvili: Ossetians look on me as their defender 2011-01-12 15:17 President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili has stated that after the “five-day war” in August 2008 the people of Abkhazia and South Ossetia have much reduced in number.
European Bank to extend credit to Georgia for Ingur hydroelectric station rehabilitation 2011-01-12 14:26 European Investment Bank (EIВ) announced on January 7 the allocation of a 20 million euro credit to Georgia for the rehabilitation of the Ingur hydroelectric station and the Vadnil-GES cascade.
Sanakoyev: Georgian authorities encourage international terrorism 2011-01-12 13:28 Former associate of the head of pro-Georgian temporary administration of South Ossetia, manager of the Kokoity Fandarast project Vladimir Sanakoyev has stated that he cooperated with Russian special services, while Georgian authorities encourage international terrorists.
Nabucco and South Stream might be united 2011-01-12 12:47 This was stated by U.S. Ambassador to Rome David Thorne: he says such step has been approved by Russia’s partners.
Saperavi – wine of discord?
Georgia is trying to benefit from brands for lack of anything better. Citizens of the sunny republic feel anger stir in their hearts when their last asset is taken away from them. An emotional paper article about Armenian Saperavi, khachapuri and lavash gave rise to an international Armenian-Georgian scandal. GeorgiaTimes tried to make out whether people all over the world have the right to consume lavash or suluguni and savour wines made from Georgian grapes.
Tbilisi’s weakness kills sailors
It’s been already five months since MV OLIB G ship got captured by the pirates. 15 Georgian sailors are bound to suffer from hunger and be regularly beaten by brutal Somalis. After a month-long pause the captives, barely alive, got in touch with their relatives. A protest rally was held in Batumi against slackness of the officials but there was no effect. Georgian authorities keep shaking off their direct responsibility – to protect constitutional rights of the citizens in any part of the world.
Americans flattered Georgia by competition with Russia
American experts strongly believe that Georgia is going to play one of the key roles in the North Caucasus this year. For instance, political experts from the Jamestown Research Foundation declared that the Georgian government intends to compete with Russia as a “regional leader”. Why did the high-browed foreign analysts make such optimistic conclusions? GeorgiaTimes correspondent discussed the matter with head of Caucasian Department of CIS Countries Institute Felix Stanevsky.2011-01-12 21:02
USA wasting millions in Georgia
For the second time US foreign aid agency Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) offers financing for large projects in Georgia. As part of the poverty alleviation program the country will be given millions of dollars contrary to the foundation’s normal practice of sponsoring one program in one country only once. Millennium Challenge members turn a blind eye to the criticism of NGOs that report on misappropriations at the time of implementation of a project as part of the program.
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