Thursday, 23 February 2017
Archive by 2011-02-18
Geneva discussions co-chairmen to hold negotiations in Sukhum 2011-02-18 19:03 Meetings with the co-chairmen of Geneva discussions are held at the Abkhaz MFA.
Opposition presenting New Georgian Conservatism 2011-02-18 18:39 Today, leader of the Defend Georgia movement David Magradze presented a national project called New Georgian Conservatism to the public.
Saakashvili: Georgia must supply the entire Caucasus 2011-02-18 17:43 According to Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, considering its geographic position, Sakartvelo may supply the whole Black Sea coast, as well as the entire Caucasus and Middle Asia.
Georgian refugees to get dwellings 2011-02-18 16:19 According to the Ministry for Resettlement of Georgia, the authorities have transferred 278 objects in Tbilisi and another 343 objects in the regions of the country into refugees’ ownership.
No more Stalin Street in Georgia 2011-02-18 15:46 Soviet Occupation Day will be celebrated for the first time in Georgia on February 25. In this connection, the country’s authorities are going to rename the streets bearing the names of Stalin, Engels and some local revolutionists.
No freedom of speech and business in Georgia – Burjanadze 2011-02-18 15:03 Head of oppositional party Democratic Movement – United Georgia Nino Burjanadze declared that the current authorities have set up censor regime and prejudice the rights of local businessmen.
Anniversary of Khojaly tragedy to be marked in Georgia 2011-02-18 14:31 Azerbaijani NGOs of Georgia are going to hold events associated with the anniversary of Khojaly tragedy.
New national safety framework to be discussed by Georgian parliament 2011-02-18 13:30 United meeting of the Georgian parliament committees on foreign relations, defense, safety and European integration will be held today, where a new framework of the country’s safety will be discussed.
Tskhinval and Tbilisi exchanging prisoners
The long-awaited meeting of the Georgian and South-Ossetian representatives in the near-border village of Ergneti was held at last. Despite the negative attitude of some of the Georgian diplomats and European Union missioners, Tbilisi and Tskhinval agreed on a possible exchange of convicts, which proves once again that the narrow bridge between the two neighbouring countries is vital.
Spot on Georgia causes confusion
Following the armed conflict in South Ossetia in August 2008 Google (USA) removed maps of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan from its Google Maps application. Those who wanted to have a look at territorial borders of these states or calculate distances now can see only white spots instead of routes and landscapes. Until recently the company has referred this problem to the lack of detailed maps of the Caucasian republic. Meanwhile, the Ministry of economy and Cartography department of Georgia unanimously claim that the region will be shown well in two-three months’ time.
Clinton “reloaded” her attitude to Tbilisi
Yesterday, non-government organizations activists and human right fighters in various counties of the world got an opportunity to put direct questions to Hillary Clinton during a special call-in show. Representatives of thirty non-government organizations of the country also gathered in Tbilisi. They were lucky to ask only four questions to the U.S. State Secretary but NGO members were satisfied even with that. They asked Clinton questions hinting at Saakashvili’s authoritarianism, while Washington’s answers might be interpreted as a final verdict to the regime.2011-02-18 21:06
Alasania predicts demographical collapse
Once again Mikheil Saakashvili shows Georgians “the light at the end of the tunnel” forecasting that by 2015 the country’s population will return to USSR indexes, i.e. 5 mln people. However, Irakli Alasania, leader of Free Democrats opposition movement has a different opinion on the “light” the Georgian leader sees. He is sure the Georgian nation heads for a demographical catastrophe, and the overly sharp-sighted Georgian leader is responsible for it.
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