Wednesday, 26 October 2016
Archive by 2013-01-10
Road connecting Georgia and Russia blocked due to weather conditions 2013-01-10 15:06 Heavy winds and snow on the highway Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Larsen can trigger avalanches.
The law on amnesty takes effect on January 12 2013-01-10 14:22 The term of signing of the law "On Amnesty" by the president of Georgia expires on 11 January.
Okruashvili may be released on bail 2013-01-10 13:34 The Prosecutor's Office of Georgia has demanded to replace the measure of restraint for the former Defense Minister Irakli Okruashvili with a release on bail.
Victims of Shashkin's repressions
So-called victims of the reign of Saakashvili in Georgia include representatives of perhaps all sections of society. After the defeat of the party "United National Movement" in the parliamentary election of the 1st of October, 2012 the number of those dissatisfied began to grow like mushrooms after rain. This time we focus on the school principals who have suffered when Dmitry Shashkin was the Minister of Education of Georgia. Shashkin has left the country, and Mikheil Saakashvili is almost neutralized, and the school principals are still fighting for their rights. Recently they created an initiative group of the so-called "victims of repression" in order to appeal to the Ministry of Education.
Akhmed Buzurtanov: Innocent victim?
On December 6, in the village of Mayskoye there was kidnapped a coach of the sports club "Kaloy" Akhmed Buzurtanov. Kidnapping has caused a public outcry in the country. The opposition and the sporting community of Ingushetia initiated a discussion on the Internet about the methods and ways to make the authorities to find the victim, but in the end neither those nor the other have done anything. And on January 4, two Buzurtanov's sisters, Luba and Lisa, together held pickets at the border of North Ossetia and Ingushetia, demanding the authorities to find their brother.2013-01-10 18:40
Resignation for Saakashvili. What's next?
Yesterday in the Georgian capital, in the business center "Didube Plaza", there was held a conference dedicated to the collecting signatures for the resignation of president Mikheil Saakashvili. Today, everyone in Georgia is concerned: signatures are collected, and what's next? How, even having a million signatures for the resignation of president Saakashvili to achieve a real departure from power? Yesterday's conference was in fact devoted to the discussion of the next steps of the movement "Unanimity".
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