Friday, 24 February 2017
Archive by 2011-02-24
Memorial to those who died in battles with Red Army to be erected in Tbilisi 2011-02-24 19:11 The foundation of a memorial dedicated to those who died in the battles with the Red Army in 1921 has been laid to celebrate another anniversary of Soviet “occupation” in Tbilisi.
A gas pipeline breakdown in Armenia 2011-02-24 18:41 On February 21, a landslide led to a breakdown at the Russia-Armenia cross-country gas pipeline.
Saakashvili held negotiations with a U.S. State Department officer 2011-02-24 18:03 A meeting was held in Georgia today between leader of Sakartvelo Mikhail Saakashvili and U.S. Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg who arrived in the republic.
GUAM representatives gathered in Tokio 2011-02-24 17:06 A tourism session of the GUAM (Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Moldavia) block workgroup was held in Japan.
Abkhazia is called a monoethnic zone 2011-02-24 16:35 According to Azerbaijani Ambassador to Georgia Namik Aliyev, Abkhazia is a new monoethnic zone created by Armenians.
Cable channels have been warned in Georgia 2011-02-24 15:40 Five companies of the Georgian cable television have been warned by Regulating Committee for Communications.
Guests from the USA to meet with members of Georgian NGOs 2011-02-24 14:48 Today, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg and Hillary Clinton’s Assistant for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip Gordon arrived in the Georgian capital to meet representatives of the Multinational Georgia and Association of Young Lawyers non-government organizations.
USA to sponsor free court in Georgia 2011-02-24 14:01 Washington is going to sponsor a new legal program in Georgia.
Occupation Day marked in Georgia 2011-02-24 13:32 Events associated with another anniversary of "Soviet occupation" are held in Georgia.
Mishiko to put the country under corn
A showman, a conjurer and a professional beggar – these are just some of the Georgian president’s everyday talents. It has been found that Mishiko is also an advertising agent, though not the best one. Having practiced on Georgia, which he has been unsuccessfully trying to “palm off” to the USA, Europe and NATO, Saakashvili got down to smaller projects. Now he is trying to off-load genetically modified corn to his own people.
Olympic flame burns Georgian vanity
Georgian authorities continue Sisyphus attempts to frustrate Sochi Olympics. Even rigid and peremptory words of Russian president Dmitry Medvedev who directly called Georgia one of the factors that might disturb normal preparations for Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 could not extinguish official Tbilisi’s ardor. For Georgian leaders these words served as additional motivation.
Flea market instead of Singapore for Georgians
Eurasia Review, a highly respected periodical, answers the question Europe has been asking for a long time: will Georgia be transformed into Singapore as Mikheil Saakashvili dreams? The verdict is categorical: no, it will not. For obvious and even natural reasons that the European analysts have enumerated in detail. Still, it’s unlikely Tbilisi dreamers will take them into account. GeorgiaTimes correspondent asked Andrey Epifantsev, a Russian expert on Caucasus, if the republic’s economy can make a breakthrough.2011-02-24 13:29
Guilty Tbilisi is never at ease
As soon as Dmitry Medvedev paid attention to Tbilisi politicians’ open provocation during the session of the Russian Security Council, they started shouting unanimously that Moscow is threatening them. Having instantly forgotten their own calls to boycott the Olympics in Sochi, they started refuting the actions that no one has ever made. When leader of Kabardino-Balkaria Arsen Kanakov saw a foreign “trace” in the recent terrorist attacks, justifications suddenly flowed from Georgia, though no one ever mentioned it. Indeed, a guilty mind is never at ease.
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