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Archive by 2011-05-24
Georgian tour operators are afraid of frustration of the tourist season 2011-05-24 20:10 The actions of protest carried out in these days by Georgian opposition threaten to frustrate the new tourist season in Georgia. According to «Business Georgia», this opinion is shared by several local tour operators.
Experts: Georgia should focus on the region's problems 2011-05-24 19:25 Georgia should strengthen the integration of the Javakheti region, populated mainly by Armenians.
Gilauri reported about the successes of the Georgian economy 2011-05-24 18:58 The Prime Minister of Georgia Nikoloz Gilauri reported today at a meeting of the Georgian Parliament about an increase in exports this year by 40%.
Tsiklauri: Opposition became hysterical 2011-05-24 18:18 According to the member of Georgian Parliament, one of the leaders of the majority of the ruling party of Georgia, Nugzar Tsiklauri, attempts of Georgian opposition to collect the mass actions of protests were not successful, and it became hysterical.
Georgia is a «mixture» of Switzerland and Singapore, said Saakashvili 2011-05-24 17:54 According to the head of the Georgian state Mikhail Saakashvili, Georgia will become a kind of «mixture» of Switzerland and Singapore soon.
Georgian authorities are not going to cancel military parade on May 26 2011-05-24 17:25 A statement that the Georgian president is not going to cancel the military parade, timed to the Independence Day, celebrated on May 26, gave a press-speaker of the Georgian head of state Manana Manjgaladze.
The Foreign Ministries of Georgia and Israel signed a Memorandum of Understanding 2011-05-24 16:31 The Georgian Foreign Ministry held political consultations between Georgia and Israel.
«Day of Wrath» in Tbilisi is canceled 2011-05-24 15:53 The press office of the oppositional «Georgian Party» has just released an unexpected statement. This message reports «Georgia-News».
Dzidziguri: events can develop in the worst case scenario on May 25 2011-05-24 15:07 The events of 25 May in Tbilisi «can develop on the worst case scenario» and «lead to bloodshed».
Saakashvili expects investments from Hungary 2011-05-24 14:00 Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, who is currently on an official visit to Hungary, held the meeting with representatives of local business circles.
Experts: Protests adversely affect the economy of Georgia 2011-05-24 12:54 According to the Georgian experts in the field of economics and business, protests of the Georgian opposition, which began on May 21, adversely affect the economy.
Gaprindashvili: I am insulted by the claims that Russia is sponsoring us 2011-05-24 12:14 The day before, in an interview to the Public Television of Georgia, chairman of the opposition «National Assembly», the former world chess champion Nona Gaprindashvili rejected suppositions of a number of media that the opposition protests wich are now taking place in Georgia, are funded from Russia.
Georgian president is dangerous for health
Saakashvili is losing self-control. U.S. Ambassador to Georgia John Bass was put in hospital after his conversation with the Georgian leader when he tried to call on him not to apply force against oppositionists who arranged large-scale protest actions this weekend. But in all appearances, “democrat” Mishiko sticks to western values only verbally, behaving like a little capricious dictator in reality.
Okruashvili won’t go to jail
Sakartvelo is now going through events that every Georgian knows and understands very well with the air of revolution spread around central Tbilisi. People are on the streets – some with sticks, others with banners, others just part of the crowd. Everyone wants to overturn Saakashvili’s regime. Mostly Tbilisians, not ideologically motivated protesters, make the crowd for nostalgia over real protest rallies. GeorgiaTimes correspondent asked Giya Nodia, a politologist in Georgia, about the force these people are driven by. Is it a start-up of a new revolution or just a sort of nostalgia for the2011-05-24 15:19
IMF putting Saakashvili on a diet
One of Georgia’s donors, International Monetary Fund (IMF), is foretelling an unhappy future to the republic. According to the Fund’s forecast, Sakartvelo and some other countries in the region will have to pull in their belts so as to continue the process of getting out of the global economic crisis. Besides, in two years, Tbilisi will have to pay back almost one billion dollars to the international creditors. What can Georgian leader Mikhail Saakashvili, who seems to be obsessed with his own image, do in such a tough situation? GeorgiaTimes correspondent discussed the matter with a famous2011-05-24 12:34
What’s the price of Novoafon Cathedral
The church conflict is gathering pace in Abkhazia. On May 15 Novy Afon saw the birth of a sacred metropole of the Abkhaz Orthodox Church - the victory of young clergy. Now it’s time for the opponents to counteract. Vissarion Applia who has just lost the country’s biggest Novy Afon monastery, is trying to play the situation back calling on the seceding priests to repent and refusing to deliver services with them in churches. Yet, all these events have an economic background.
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