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Archive by 2011-09-01
The opposition demands to reduce the number of Georgian peacekeepers in Afghanistan 2011-09-01 19:17 Oppositional the "Georgian Party" expressed its condolences in connection with the death of tenth Georgian military Revaz Beridze in Afghanistan.
Azerbaijan does not renounce talks on Karabakh 2011-09-01 18:29 According to the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mamedyarov, Azerbaijan will not renounce the talks on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Tbilisi and Kiev are simplifying customs procedures 2011-09-01 17:26 Georgian and Ukrainian customs officers have developed a joint work plan for 2012.
Ankvab congratulated Abkhaz young people on the Day of Knowledge 2011-09-01 16:37 New head of Abkhazia Alexander Ankvab congratulated all the Abkhaz pupils, students and their parents on the beginning of a new school year.
Sakartvelo longs to get to the list of famous cruise routes 2011-09-01 15:41 According to information made public by the head of Georgian national tourism agency Maya Sidamonidze, Georgia has begun talks with several well-known cruise companies.
In Afghanistan, the Georgian peacekeeper was killed 2011-09-01 15:01 During attack of Taliban forces in Afghanistan, one Georgian soldier was killed.
The World Bank has noted the success of Azerbaijan in the fight against corruption 2011-09-01 14:24 The World Bank (WB) experts noted positive results in implementing the strategy and plan for improving governance and combating corruption, including at the territory of Azerbaijan.
Another meeting in the village of Dvani will be held on September 2 2011-09-01 13:39 On Friday, September 2, in the Georgian village of Dhwani located near the border woth South Ossetia, fifteenth meeting in frameworks of the Mechanism for Conflict Prevention and Incident Response in the South Ossetian conflict zone will be held.
Kulevi oil terminal is being upgraded 2011-09-01 13:26 Kulevi oil terminal of SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan) has prepared a draft to modify the device of bottom discharge.
SOCAR hires new employees via the Internet 2011-09-01 12:59 SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan) plans to hold this year, two or three competition for jobs in the State Oil Company, in accordance with the new electronic form of employment.
In Sakartvelo, voluntary movement starts working 2011-09-01 12:15 At the territory of Sakartvelo, the project EVS (European Voluntary Service) - "Caravan of Volunteers" is being launched.
America’s non-legitimate choice
The USA become more and more cautious assessing events that take place in Caucasus. Washington was the last to comment on the election of Alexander Ankvab as president of Abkhazia. Naturally, the States consider the elections as non-legitimate repeatedly advising that the Russian Federation pull its troops out of the “occupied enclaves”. Yet, the US administration said so looking back at the European Union (not for the first time). No wonder: the EU is on the point of recognizing independence of the republics from Georgian protectorate.
Mishiko to win a bike race
Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili was on a break before presenting a new bright speech. As a skilful actor, he can’t keep silent for a long time. Admirers of his oratorial talent won't be dissapointed by what their idol came up with. Thus, to your attention are Saakashvili’s promises that Georgia will catch up with and outstrip Europe’s most prosperous countries, report on Sakartvelo’s inconceivable growth rates and – as a special treat: an ordinary Dutchman’s opinion on Mishiko and Mishiko’s opinion on an ordinary Dutchman.
Georgia sending future abroad
Georgian Labourites are indignant. Talking about the sunny future of schools and higher educational institutions in the country, the ruling establishment sends its children to study abroad. Meanwhile, common Georgian kids are unable to get normal education. The opposition demands that the officials specify the place and cost of their children’s education in their declarations. But will it help bring the advocates of foreign education out into the open?
Kobalia: dreams and reality
Expert society of Sakartvelo doubts the optimistic forecasts made by head of the Ministry of Economic Development Vera Kobalia who has recently stated that this year, the country expects three million tourists to bring billions of dollars to the state treasury. This will allegedly help enhance the economic growth in the republic. Some experts reasonably note that Georgia is unable to host the amount of guests equal to the amount of its own population and everyone crossing the border cannot be regarded as a tourist. This viewpoint is shared by Russian expert Sergey Demidenko who gave an2011-09-01 14:28
WikiLeaks giving out American “planted agent”
The WikiLeaks scandal seemed to fade away a long time ago. But no: there came another disclosure one of these days. This time, the public was given an analytical report by the USA’s Ambassador to Georgia John Bass giving a detailed overview of the situation in the country. Let us read it together to see into Washington’s interests and general ideas of the officials of a country that has been feeding Georgia for many years, lobbying it in all international platforms.
Tskhinval going into history
It takes official Tbilisi a lot of efforts to make the whole world call Georgia in an English manner, though it has not been a success so far. Any nation’s aspiration towards authentic toponymy is understandable, for it is an integral part of national identification. Tiflis was also properly transformed into Tbilisi once. The government’s desire to implant an alien Anglo-Saxon ethnicon into the Georgians’ mind is welcomed neither in the country, nor abroad. However, the problem of positioning one’s country in the world worries not only the Georgian bureaucrats: South-Ossetian intellectuals are also pondering about a historically correct self-name.
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