Saturday, 25 February 2017
Archive by 2011-02-22
SO to attain liberation of hostages 2011-02-22 19:26 Having liberated seven citizens of South Ossetia, the government of the republic says it will continue attaining liberation of the rest of hostages kept in Georgia.
Food vouchers to be issued in March in Georgia 2011-02-22 18:38 According to the president’s press speaker Manana Mandzhgaladze, the issue of food vouchers throughout the country will start on March 10.
New ministry to be opened in Georgia 2011-02-22 17:23 According to Prime Minister of Georgia Nika Gilauri, as a result of reorganization of the Ministry of Environment Protection, the function of licensing and natural resources registration will be separated from this administration.
Bagaturia: 72 percent of Georgians are paupers 2011-02-22 16:26 Deputy of the Georgian parliament Jondi Bagaturia believes that nearly 72 percent of the population of the republic is poor.
Gamsakhurdia to be appointed as minister? 2011-02-22 15:35 Georgi Gamsakhurdia, son of Georgia’s former president Zviad Gamsakhurdia, was appointed deputy minister on refugees and resettlement.
A totalizer causes suicide in Georgia 2011-02-22 15:04 A young man committed suicide after losing on a totalizer in Kakheti region.
Georgia to challenge census in Abkhazia 2011-02-22 14:05 A population census has begun in Abkhazia to the discontent of vice speaker of Georgian parliament Paata Davitaya.
False Panfilov is smarter than the real one
Twitter has published a false microblog of a famous Georgian propagandist Oleg Panfilov. It immediately attracted attention, for the first post touched upon the hidden purpose of the journalist’s stay in Georgia. A message addressed to President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev went as follows: “Dear Dmitry Anatolyevitch! I’ve got settled. Georgian half-wits trust me fully. They are so funny. Awaiting further orders”. Panfilov has already refuted his involvement in this blog and accused Russian special services of having set it up.
Saakashvili to take care of everyone except Georgians
Saakashvili’s whimsical stories on Georgia’s progress have been a significant contribution to Georgian folklore. There is not the slightest doubt that Mishiko’s stretch of imagination he demonstrates in his speeches quite regularly would have made legendary baron Munchausen eat his triangular hat. Last week the Georgian president came up with another jewel to add in his collection proposing to transform the country into the region’s transport and trading center that would provide goods to “all Black Sea region, entire Caucasus and Central Asia”.
Sakartvelo’s ambitions above national safety
Georgia continues discussing the republic’s national safety framework. As was expected, the project submitted to the parliament describes the pseudo-occupation of the Georgian territories by Russia and the possible military confrontation in the region. The document seems to be doubtful also because some of its provisions simply contradict each other. Famous Russian expert, head of the Caucasian Department at the Institute of CIS Countries Felix Stanevsky shared his opinion of the framework with GeorgiaTimes.2011-02-22 21:41
USA in Caucasus: mission impossible
“U.S. Strategy in Southern Caucasus and the Caspian” conference was held in Washington recently. As it turns out, America is lost in the jungle of its own policies inside this precarious region. Now the States are forced to look for new ways to maintain their influence. However, Georgian minister of foreign affairs Grigol Vashadze was left dissatisfied with plans of US colleagues. He remarked that as long as the White House is concerned over internal issues, Caucasus risks facing a new armed confrontation.
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