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Georgian citizen arrested in South Ossetia released 2012-12-18 15:11 The South Ossetian side has released Georgian citizen Givi Chkhikvadze,
The meeting of the Cooperation Council Georgia - European Union to be held in Brussels 2012-12-18 14:13 Implementation of the Action Plan of the European Neighbourhood Policy will be discussed at the 13th plenary meeting of the Cooperation Council Georgia - European Union on Tuesday, December 18, in Brussels.
Okruashvili has declared hunger strike in prison 2012-12-18 13:25 Former Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Okruashvili has declared hunger strike
Azerbaijan and US have discussed the prospects of cooperation in education 2012-12-18 12:55 Azeri Education Minister Misir Mardanov and the U.S. Ambassador Richard Morningstar have discussed the prospects of cooperation in the field of education.
Russia: Georgia must make first step to improve relations 2012-12-18 12:19 According to the Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, Georgian leadership must take the first step in order to improve relations with Russia.
Okruashvili is looking to become a president
Former Defense Minister of Georgia Irakli Okruashvili is behind the bars for almost a month. So far the answer to the main question remains unclear: why has Okruashvili, who had been granted political asylum in France, returned to Georgia, where he was inevitably put into prison? But there are some suggestions in this regard. And one of them is this: in fact, former Saakashvili's ally and now a member of the opposition is willing to take the presidency. He is even ready to go for a temporary stay in prison for the sake of this.
To find Akhmed Buzurtanov: Mission possible?
December 6, in the village of Mayskoye, there was kidnapped a coach of sports club "Kala" Akhmed Buzurtanov. This kidnapping was a shock for the whole of Ingushetia. Famous athlete, public activist was the latest victim of "death squads". The youth of the republic, non-governmental organizations, human rights activists and even the Ingush branch of "United Russia" demand the authorities to find and punish Buzurtanov's kidnappers. President of the club "Kala" Murad Ismailov told us about the ongoing search.2012-12-18 16:55
Georgians do not even dream of the EU?
Recently, in a speech in Strasbourg, Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili said that the European integration was a priority for the country. "Nothing will stand on the way of European enthusiasm for my people, their desires and aspirations to unite with Europe. I came here as a carrier of a hope and faith: Europe is our future", said the Georgian president. Thus, he was hinting that the Georgians may be unhappy with the "political orientation" of the current parliamentary majority which is not showing such "enthusiasm". However, in reality, few people in Georgia share Saakashvili's emotions towards the European Union. Indeed, the majority of ordinary Georgians see in the EU not the bright future nut the fate of cheap and often disenfranchised workers.
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