Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Archive by 2011-01-17
Opposition to protect refugees 2011-01-17 19:05 Georgian party starts a refugees’ rights protection campaign.
Tortladze roaming about American highlands 2011-01-17 18:31 Deputy of the Georgian parliament Gia Tortladze is shouting about the "deoccupation" of Georgia from American peaks.
Baku-Kars railway prospects to be discussed in Tbilisi 2011-01-17 17:42 A meeting of the transport ministers and workgroups will be held in Tbilisi in the context of creating Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway connection.
Darchiashvili: PACE’s resolution to bring no fruit 2011-01-17 16:36 Head of Georgian parliamentary committee for Euro-Atlantic integration David Darchiasvhili explained why Georgian delegation will take no part in the hearings on the future of the Russian-Georgian file in PACE.
Saakashvili demanded no weapon from Obama - Kalandadze 2011-01-17 15:32 The issue of arms supply was not raised during the talks held by Presidents of U.S. and Georgia Barack Obama and Mikheil Saakashvili.
Maka Asatiani recognized as the most charming woman of Georgia 2011-01-17 14:50 Designer Maka Asatiani has been recognized as the most charming woman of Georgia.
Burjanadze promising change of power this year 2011-01-17 14:10 According to leader of the oppositional Democratic Movement – United Georgia Nino Burjanadze, the process of the change of power in the republic is to be completed this year.
Georgia to estimate “damage” caused by Russia 2011-01-17 13:24 Georgian Ministry of Economy decided to estimate the amount of "Russian damage".
House of Georgian Wine to be opened in Switzerland 2011-01-17 12:51 Georgian businessman Zviad Arabidze reported the opening of the House of Georgian Wine in Zurich.
Svans and Estonians are brothers forever
Mestia, a new ski resort in Svanetia, opened the season at the turn of the New Year. Instead of lacking snow, there was Ukrainian salo and inauguration of the first and only Mestia’s twin in Estonia – Otepya ski resort with an off-beat name. In Russian it sounds very much like the word “thaw”. That is why those Georgians who preferred going to Mestia on New Year vacations were long-sighted enough: there was little snow but tons of fun.
Burjanadze: I am not crazy like Saakashvili
Former Chairwoman of Parliament and leader of the oppositional United Georgia Democratic Movement Nino Burjanadze has at last unburdened her mind and let out what each reasonable Georgian has had on the tip of the tongue: she publicly called Saakashvili crazy. Considering the Georgian leader’s eccentric tricks, one cannot but agree with this characteristic. Such skeptic definition of the president’s mental ability was caused by his total failure to protect his country’s interests.
Georgia to miss recognition of Tskhinval and Sukhum?
For some time already Georgia’s expert community has been discussing possible recognition of Abkhazia’s and South Ossetia’s independence. Is official Tbilisi likely to sit at negotiation table with Tskhinval and Sukhum representatives on equal terms? What is the West’s role in building a dialogue between conflicting parties in South Caucasus? GeorgiaTimes correspondent asked these questions in an interview with Soso Tsintsadze, a politologist, president of the Diplomatic Academy of Georgia.2011-01-17 18:43
South Ossetia putting lari out of doors
Year of 2011 made an unlucky start in Georgia in financial terms. Lari fluctuations in respect of dollar may provoke a price growth in the consumer market. However, the experts suggest that one should not panic, trying to prove that the fall of the Georgian national currency is a natural process. Even the National Bank’s efforts aimed at the forcible checking of the lari rate failed: lari has been going downhill for the whole of the previous year. Besides, South Ossetia started pouring oil on flames: it will prohibit lari circulation in its territory from this year on.
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