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Opposition is opening the SOS-centers in Georgia 2011-05-25 20:26 The «National Assembly» which now is protesting in the centre of Tbilisi declared about creating and opening of special SOS-points for collecting information about missing or injured during the protests oppositionist.
Batiashvili urges the law enforcement forces of the country to «wake up» 2011-05-25 18:53 One of the leaders of the «National Assembly» Irakli Batiashvili urges the Georgian police and army to «wake up».
Members of Georgian Parkiament are blocked in the building 2011-05-25 18:23 Regime of restrictions is imposed on entry and exit of the building of the Georgian Parliament in Tbilisi.
Russia, the USA and France are preparing a statement on Nagorno-Karabakh 2011-05-25 17:58 In the framework of the Summit Group of Eight in Deauville the presidents of Russia, the United States and France are going to make Statement on the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Konstantine Gamsakhurdia: The «National Assembly» resembles a gypsy camp 2011-05-25 17:27 The «National Assembly» resembles a gypsy camp. Such a remark about oppositionists, who hold the actions of protests nowadays, was made by the leader of the opposition «Freedom» party Konstantin Gamsakhurdia.
Ministry of Defense of Russia wants to abandon the sanatorium «Sukhum» 2011-05-25 16:50 The Russian Defense Ministry intend to abandon the further lease of the Russian military sanatorium «Sukhum».
The issues of free trade between Georgia and the EU will be discussed in Tbilisi 2011-05-25 15:45 The 10th meeting of the subcommittee of cooperation between Georgia and the European Commission on trade and economy in the capital of Georgia is scheduled for today.
Global Peace Index: the most peaceful country of the former Soviet Union is Georgia 2011-05-25 15:07 According to the rating of the most peaceful states (Global Peace Index), which has made the Australian Institute for Economics and Peace (published by Vision of Humanity), Georgia took 134th place of 153 possible.
Burjanadze: Saakashvili is terrorizing the people of Georgia 2011-05-25 14:26 Georgian opposition leader Nino Burjanadze stated that the authorities are intimidating supporters of the «National Assembly» and prevent the adherence of people to protest actions.
Maxim Kononenko: the law on lustration is associated with complexes of Georgia 2011-05-25 13:48 A famous Russian expert Maxim Kononenko said that the decision of the Georgian Parliament to adopt a law on lustration of former members of the Communist Party and Young Communist League is a sign of complexes of republic's authorities.
Director Robert Sturua: Georgia is ruled by half-morons 2011-05-25 13:00 The legendary Georgian director Robert Sturua is sure in a very low intellectual level of the Georgian's authorities.
Javakh between the stick and the carrot
International Crisis Group has published a report on the state of affairs in Samtskhe-Javakhetia region of Georgia populated by Armenians. In one sentence, it goes as follows: “Alongside with significant success, there are still some drawbacks that need to be eliminated”. In the “not-for-the-press” format, the researchers’ words sound a bit differently: “The situation has been stabilized due to buying a part of local elites on one hand and a manhunt for dissentients on the other hand”.
Mishiko calling Old Man to a campaign
Georgia continues seeking for the opportunities to make friends with the former Soviet countries. Sakartvelo has long established warm relationship with the Baltic States; however, Saakashvili’s relations with Byelorussia are not as good as he would like them to be. Now Tbilisi calls on Minsk to take part in tourist projects but is Byelorussia ready for such doubtful investments?
Opposition seeks a new leader
This spring can change history for Georgian opposition after long-awaited reconciliation between Nino Burdzhanadze, leader of the Democratic Movement – United Georgia and Levan Gachechiladze, one of the leaders of the Georgian Party. As expected, former defense minister Irakli Okruashvili will come to Georgia in order to overturn the current regime. Will Mishiko’s former teammates succeed?
Georgia’s “red witch” hunt
Georgian parliament is set to adopt a draft law considerably cutting the rights of former CPSU members and disallowing them to take public office, work in the army or educational institutions etc. However, as Oleg Kulikov, a State Duma deputy, highlighted in an interview with GeorgiaTimes, this “witch hunt” looks more like a senseless fight with windmills.2011-05-25 17:32
Tbilisi to answer for genocide against Circassians
On May 20, Georgian Parliament has admitted the genocide against Circassians. Long political games around the issue had an expected final. The outcome of the official Tbilisi’s pains was predictable for the reason of the Saakashvili regime’s sincere desire to harm Russia in every possible way. And now the republic’s authorities will have to face the bitter consequences of such a hasty decision.
Lawyers Behind Bars: Georgia tightens grip on justice
Recent controversial court decisions in Georgia have brought the country's legal system under the spotlight. With the acquittal rate at less than one per cent, many accuse the government of tightening its grip over judges.
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