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The opposition demands to find out the reasons for price hike in minibuses in Tbilisi 2011-08-29 20:28 Representatives of the "Georgian Party" opposed to re-price increase of travel in minibuses operating in Tbilisi.
"Free Georgia" warns of the dangers of anthrax in Sakartvelo 2011-08-29 18:35 Representatives of the opposition "Free Georgia" warns of the dangers of proliferation of anthrax in Dedoplistskaroysky region of the country.
Kobalia: Georgia doesn't oppose Russia's WTO accession 2011-08-29 17:55 According to the head of Georgian economic department Vera Kobalia, Georgia doesn't oppose Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO).
The Prosecutor's Office of Georgia has completed the investigation of the events of May 26 2011-08-29 17:31 The investigation on the case Chakri Zurashvili and Ivan Chigvinadze, accused of inflicting bodily harm during the dispersal of the rally of the "National Assembly" at Rustaveli Avenue on May 26, 2011, is completed.
Sturua: I'm not going to return 2011-08-29 16:56 Famous Georgian director Robert Sturua does not intend to continue his activities in the Rustaveli Theatre.
Minister: Azeris of Georgia must not be isolated 2011-08-29 16:26 According to the Georgian State Minister for Reintegration Catherine Tkhesheloshvili, Azeris, who do not know the Georgian language, must not be isolated from society.
Bitsadze is not going to give up! 2011-08-29 15:47 Former head of the Georgian Border Police, as well as the spouse of Georgian opposition leader Nino Burjanadze - Badri Bitsadze, who was sentenced in absentia to 5.5 years in prison by Georgian court, does not intend to surrender to the Georgian authorities.
Tanker "Sloman Themis" had left Sakartvelo 2011-08-29 15:06 Tanker "Sloman Themis", which was previously detained by Georgian border guards in its territorial waters, has paid a fine.
Only 1.5 million GEL is allocated for Gudauri resort 2011-08-29 14:02 Half a million lari, instead of 2.5 million GEL as was planned earlier, will be allocated for the rehabilitation of the Georgian ski resort Gudauri.
Georgian Resorts are winding up the tourist season because of bad weather 2011-08-29 13:11 At the end of last week it became known that a part of the mountain resorts of Sakartvelo is finishing the summer season prematurely.
The EU does not recognize the elections in Abkhazia 2011-08-29 12:32 As the head of the EU diplomacy Catherine Ashton stated in an interview, the European Union does not recognize the "constitutional and legal framework" of the presidential elections in Abkhazia
Georgia plays mean tricks on Abkhazia
Abkhazia is holding an extraordinary presidential election with more than half of the electorate willing to attend polling stations. Tbilisi observing the events from outside is outraged and helplessness playing mean tricks like hampering international monitors from going to Sukhum. On the other hand, anger made Georgian haters reveal absolute nonsense. Vice president of the Georgian parliament says that Sergey Bagapsh’s death was organized by… the Russian mafia.
Burjanadze: Saakashvili will break his neck
Various countries, even if they are far from the war between the green and the tricoloured flags, are “trying on” the events in Libya. Oppositional leader Nino Burjanadze shared her idea of a parallel between what is going on in North Africa and what is happening in Georgia. She is sure that sooner or later, Sakartvelo will experience the same tragedy as Libya with the only difference that President Saakashvili is no Muammar Gaddafi and won’t fight to the bitter end.
Tbilisians live by their legs
Georgians’ struggle with their authorities acquires curious forms. Meetings and manifestations do not give any effect, especially that the country’s government descends to openly tight methods of breaking them up. Local opposition has to contrive more intricate ways to express its opinion. For instance, the increase of minibus taxi tariffs in Tbilisi may lead to the first “pedestrian revolution” in the world.
Onishenko gives green light to Borjomi
Gennady Onishenko in charge of the Federal Service for the Oversight of Consumer Protection and Welfare (Rospotrebnadzor) gives green light to Georgian wines and famous Borjomi water. Sakartvelo’s products, already forgotten, are likely to return to the Russian market before the end of the year. The only thing to be done is standard quality control. Kakha Kukava, Free Georgia party leader and Vladimir Homeriki, vice president of the All-World Congress of Nations of Georgia, both participants of today’s consultations, told GeorgiaTimes about the meeting with Russia’s chief sanitary doctor.2011-08-29 22:27
Sukhum and Tskhinval: a no-return pact
Georgia is more often called a failed state, and not without reason. After the Soviet Union collapsed Tbilisi never managed to prove to be an independent unit. Sakartvelo’s political fragility did not let it cope with an outburst of ethnic conflicts. The last straw of the metropolis’ unpredictable behavior was the August-2008 war, which fully released the partially recognized republics from under the Georgian oppression.
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