Sunday, 23 October 2016
Archive by 2011-02-10
A new resource will cover events in the Caucasus 2011-02-10 18:36 New People movement and experts in Caucasian problems created a new information and analytical resource.
Georgia to part with oil and gas 2011-02-10 17:35 Georgia is considering the possibility of selling a block of stocks of the State Oil&Gas Corporation at one of the international trading sites.
Georgia detained a Portuguese vessel 2011-02-10 16:50 Georgian border guards detained Diamond Star Portuguese vessel.
NATO presenting a national program on Georgia 2011-02-10 16:19 The presentation of the Georgia-NATO state program for 2011 will be held in Brussels on February 11.
Tbilisi to discuss modernization of Russia 2011-02-10 14:43 A workshop called “Today’s Russia: modernization plans and regional influence” is to be held in Tbilisi.
Tbilisi and Yerevan to use a checkpoint jointly 2011-02-10 14:00 An agreement on the joint use of several land customs checkpoints will be soon signed between Armenia and Georgia.
Georgia to build new hydroelectric stations 2011-02-10 13:12 A tender for the construction of a 109-megawatt hydroelectric station in the region of Mtskheta-Mtianeti has been announced in Georgia. Bids are received until March 1.
Monument in Gori: against Stalin in the nude
11 thin naked men will soon appear as decoration of the main square of the town of Gori, Stalin-Jugashvili’s place of birth. The statuary group by celebrated Georgian sculptor now living in America Tamar Kvesitadze won the contest of projects announced by the Culture ministry after Joseph Vissarionovich was cast down. The author of the statue approaches the situation from a philosophical angle calling these miserable creatures “Vanitas Vanitarum”.
Even invalids can make war for 800 thousand laris
A rush season started for the Georgian Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure: spring draft is in full swing. It looks like the officers of the ministry are having a hard time, so Tbilisi parliamentarians decided to cancel the medical commission for 16-year-old boys who undergo military registration for the fist time in order to facilitate the tough bureaucratic workdays. The curious initiative of the deputies who reckon to save over 800 thousand laris for the budget was discussed by GeorgiaTimes correspondent with Georgian military expert Gia Melitauri.2011-02-10 20:19
AMD-shock in Tbilisi
A proposal to deploy anti-missile defense systems in Georgia made by US Republicans have struck Sakartvelo dumb. On one hand, Washington’s attention and promised security guarantees can’t but please President Mikheil Saakashvili. On the other hand, unambiguous support for Tbilisi demonstrated by Barack Obama’s old rivals can make cool relations of the republic’s current government with the US leader still worse.
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