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Archive by 2011-12-28
Iran threatens to block the Strait of Hormuz 2011-12-28 20:02 Iran threatens to block the Strait of Hormuz, which is the main sea route to export gas and oil from the countries of Persian Gulf.
Al Qaeda took responsibility for the bombings in Baghdad 2011-12-28 18:08 Iraqi cell of Islamist ultraradical international terrorist organization al Qaeda claimed responsibility for a series of bombings in Baghdad, which killed 69 people.
Opinion: Dzhioeva's supporters should be released 2011-12-28 17:42 The head of the Moscow Ossetian community Valery Kabolov believes that supporters of the leader of opposition Alla Dzhioeva, arrested in Vladikavkaz, should be released.
"Maestro" will show a satirical cartoon about Saakashvili 2011-12-28 16:38 The date of appearance of the first episode of the satirical cartoon series "Banana Republic wothout Bbananas" on the channel "Maestro", which will be ironical to the Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili and other members of the government, was announced.
In Dagestan, the meeting on adaptation militants to civilian life was held 2011-12-28 15:27 In Dagestanian Derben there was held regular meeting on the issue of adaptation of people who were engaged in extremist and terrorist activities, but decided to stop, to the peaceful life.
Ingush Airport "Magas" received the first Boeing 2011-12-28 14:50 On Tuesday, December 27, the first passenger aircraft "Boeing" flew from the airport "Magas" in Ingushetia to Moscow airport "Vnukovo". The flight Magas - Moscow was opened by JSC UTair Aviation.
Armenia refuses to turn the time 2011-12-28 13:24 Time used in Armenia do not correspond to its geographical location and time zone, said Economy Minister Tigran Davtyan. He also promised that Armenia will refuse to turn the time in summer and winter.
Manjgaladze: 2012 will be the response to unemployment 2011-12-28 12:32 The new 2012 for the citizens of Georgia will be response to hardship and unemployment, said spokesman of President Mikhail Saakashvili, Manana Manjgaladze.
Iran: to stone or to hang?
Iran is surely strong country that can even give the finger to worldwide gendarme USA. But an adequate modern man will never want to live as people live in Iran. All the matter is in the Sharia - Islamic justice, which severely punishes even such offenses as the treason. Tehran now is thinking whether to hang up or to stone a forty-years-old Azerbaijani Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, who was convicted of adultery, and then forced to admit even the murder of her husband.
“100 Georgians” in the center of a scandal
Georgian press is actively discussing a scandal that broke out between public organization Union of Georgians in Russia and former Georgian Ambassador to RF, current editor-in-chief of the Georgian Encyclopedia Zurab Abashidze. The Union accused the latter of the actual appropriation of the “100 Georgians abroad” project and addressed an open letter to Minister of Culture Nicoloz Rurua asking to handle the situation.
Will Russia save Circassians from death?
Representatives of the Circassian diaspora in Syria ask for help. Having faced with the threat of civil war, they cherish the hope to settle in Russia. Syrian Circassians say that now they genuinely want to return to their historic homeland and "live in peace and harmony with the people of Russia". Will the "land of the ancestors" receive these people and save them from inevitable tragedy? GTimes' reporter spoke about this with the head Adygea A. Tkhakushinov and president of Academy of Geopolitical Problems of Russia L. Ivashov.2011-12-28 21:46
Georgia securing itself
Georgian parliament officially declared Russia main enemy. Deputies have adopted a new national security framework stating that RF has “occupied the territory of the republic” and “organizes terroristic acts”. Besides, Tbilisi leaves open the possibility of “new military aggression” implying recurrence of the August-2008 events. GTimes asked expert of the Institute of Strategic Assessment and Analysis Sergey Demidenko to comment on the Georgian parliament’s decision.2011-12-28 12:47
Dispersion of opposition with a discount
The city court of Tbilisi has partially met the claim of seven journalists injured at the dispersion of the oppositional demonstration in Rustaveli avenue on May 26. On one hand, the fact that Vano Merabishvili’s authority was acknowledged responsible for beating representatives of mass media and waste of property is a small victory in the deed of protecting freedom of speech. However, the insignificant amount of the compensation that looks more like mockery, points to a show-off for the West that is keeping a keen eye on developments in Georgia.
Alexander Ankvab: from love to hatred
Today Abkhaz president Alexander Ankvab celebrates his 59th birthday. Instead of a feast, he plans to organize a meeting with citizens. It has taken him 12 years to become president. During the years of his premiership he acquired both – supporters and enemies. People are divided in two camps in their attitude to Ankvab: he is either hated or worshiped.
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