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Ivanishvili asked Saakashvili to vacate the palace 2012-11-02 17:51 Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili has demanded President Mikheil Saakashvili to vacate the President's residence in Tbilisi.
Azeri and Armenian experts meet in Tbilisi 2012-11-02 15:49 A meeting between the staff of the Centre for Strategic Studies (CSS) of Azerbaijan and Armenian experts will be held on November 3-4 in Tbilisi, Georgia
Ex-Minister of Defense is saving daughter in USA 2012-11-02 15:04 Former Georgian Defense Minister Dmitri Shashkin accounts his departure from the country to the U.S. for the fear for the life and health of his daughter.
A working group on political prisoners to be established under the parliament of Georgia 2012-11-02 13:06 A special working group to study the cases of political prisoners was established under the Committee on Human Rights and Civil Integration of the Georgian parliament.
Hunger in Georgian prison
Immediately after the partial change of power in Georgia a wave of strikes flooded the country. First, employees of a coal mine in Tkibuli demanded higher wages and better working conditions; then Chiatura miners and employees of local enterprises, owned by Georgian Magnese, joined them. Later, a warning strike paralyzed the railway traffic. And the growing discontent of prisoners closes the entire list. They are not striking, but the situation is such that an outburst can occur at any time.
Will Moscow and Tbilisi shake hands?
A new position - special representative for relations with Russia - was established under the government of Georgia. The work of the special representative includes establishing contacts in the field of economy, culture, and security in the North Caucasus - a strategically important region both for Russia and Georgia. Zurab Abashidze - former Georgian Ambassador to the Russian Federation and former Georgia's representative in NATO - was appointed this position. What should the two countries expect from this? GTimes has talked to the experts from Russia and Georgia on this occasion.2012-11-02 14:16
Georgia: The railway to Abkhazia
New Georgian state minister for reintegration Paata Zakareishvili announced intention of the authorities of the country to start a dialogue about the restoration of the railway through Abkhazia. Zakareishvili also proposed to recognize passports of citizens of Abkhazia and South Ossetia valid in Georgia. All of this demonstrates the strategy of the new Georgian government, which is very clear: they recognize Abkhazia not as a country, but as a reality. In this sense, the strategy is revolutionary.
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