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Archive by 2011-12-27
The claim of the journalists suffered in Tbilisi is partially satisfied 2011-12-27 18:45 December 27, the Tbilisi court has partially satisfied the claim of journalists who have suffered May 26, 2011 from the law enforcement during disperse of an opposition rally. Now, the Interior Ministry has to pay damages to victims.
The lawyer: Saakashvili gets rid of political opponents 2011-12-27 17:23 Well-known lawyer Shota Gorgadze commented the decision of Tbilisi Court, upheld the decree of Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili on deprivation opposition businessman Bidzina Ivanishvili of citizenship of the country.
Media: Aliyev and Sargsyan attacked each other with their fists 2011-12-27 16:52 The Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan have almost fought at the reception in honor of the 20th anniversary of the CIS, held on December 19 in Kremlin, organized by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.
Kadyrov: Opposition meetings spoil people's holidays 2011-12-27 15:55 The head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov said that the opposition rallies in Moscow spoil the pre-holiday mood.
Ivanishvili gave up Russian citizenship 2011-12-27 14:45 Georgian billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili was deprived of Russian citizenship on the basis of his own statements.
Moldovan political scientist: the issue of Transnistria worries Moldovans less and less 2011-12-27 13:35 "Moldovan politicians prefer to pretend that events in Transnistria is presidential campaign in unrecognized TMR, the tense atmosphere after the first round, when supporters of Smirnov demanded to cancel the election results - that all this does not concern them", Moldovan political analyst Viktor Zhosu said in an interview to GTimes.
U.S. urged Pakistan to coordinate activities at the border 2011-12-27 12:53 The head of Central Command of the U.S. armed forces General James Mattis noted that in order to avoid incidents at the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan, it is necessary to coordinate the operation of the NATO forces with the Pakistani military during operations in border areas.
Yevkurov: The situation in Ingushetia returned to normal 2011-12-27 11:50 The situation in Ingushetia has stabilized, the population has no more cause for concern, said the head of the republic Yunus-Bek Yevkurov.
Whose you are, Stavropol?
Even before Valery Gajewski, when Stavropol was ruled by Governor Alexander Chernogorov with his wife - a native of Dagestan, there was a rumor that the province was sold to Dagestanis. Now, even when statistics show the outflow of the Russian population, the relationships of locals with immigrants from neighboring countries are becoming increasingly strained. And what is typical - now not the locals complain about violations of their rights but migrant workers. It turns out that the courts deprive them of their registration, and the Cossacks are expelling them. GTimes' correspondent Svetlana Bolotnikov found out what it looks like on the example of Budennovsky district.
Transnistria chooses Russia
Presidential elections in TMR ended with quite predictable victory of ex-Speaker of Parliament Yevgeny Shevchuk. He is known both in Russia and the EU. Shevchuk is sole Transnistrian politician who can travel to Chisinau. For the EU he is persona non grata. Once upon a time Shevchuk was a man of Igor Smirnov, who was the head of the republic for four times. Ex-Speaker won these elections as the opposition leader. What will be the new president Transnistria?
Tbilisians on a gas keg
Gas workers are laying gas in plastic pipes in the capital of Georgia. These pipes burn well and can be easily poked through or broken – what could be better for Tbilisi citizens’ safety? This is the way Kaztransgaz managed by a Georgian director decided to save on installing gas meters in staircases instead of apartments. The panicking citizens are being reassured: the buildings are well ventilated so there is no threat of leakage.
WTO cuts both ways
The last obstacle to Russia's WTO accession was Georgia. They agreed on Russia's joining only after Moscow made compromise and allowed to place international observers at the border with South Ossetia and Abkhazia. Saakashvili called it a victory for Tbilisi. Is it so in fact? And what consequences will entail Moscow's accession into World Trade Organization? GTimes' correspondent asked the Director General IA CredInform, an expert on economic issues Andrei Litov about this.
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