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Archive by 2013-01-14
Football player Giorgi Demetradze released 2013-01-14 14:29 Famous football player, former Georgian national team striker and former striker of the FC Lokomotiv Moscow Giorgi Demetradze released.
Azerbaijani Ambassador to U.S.: Armenia prevents the South Caucasus from further development 2013-01-14 14:01 Development and prosperous future for the Caucasus require the countries of the region not to remain in the grip of the past, but to look in the future and strive to development.
Georgia is ready to meet Russia's demands relating to the export of food products 2013-01-14 13:09 Georgia is ready to meet all Russia's demands in connection with the export of Georgian products, meeting the WTO standards.
Zestafoni on the verge of revolt
Strikes in Zestafoni today are a common thing. Local media repeatedly report about another revolt of the ferroalloy plant workers. Another large-scale action is close. It is scheduled for the 16th of January. But the main cause of the strike is not the demand of better conditions or pay increase.
Yuri Skrylnikov: A fictional spy story
Yesterday at 9 am in Tbilisi, on the Matrosov Street, outside the gates of the prison No 9, a crowd gathered. Not to hand over a swap and not to meet "their" prisoners. This day was special. People were waiting for the release of the prisoners "forgiven" by the Georgian authorities. Among those gathered at the gate there was an old man, who was met not by the relatives, but by a crowd of Russian journalists. This man is Yuri Skrylnikov, Russian citizen convicted by Saakashvili of spying. GTimes reporter also met him.2013-01-14 22:31
Service in Georgian army: For country, for money
The other day, Georgian Defense Minister and First Deputy Prime Minister Irakli Alasania stated that in four years the country would completely switch to a professional army. "No one should be forced to serve in the army", said Alasania. "On the contrary, the service must be prestigious and accessible not for everyone. There should serve only persons who have received vocational training and who are ready to give their lives for their country". How relevant in these times is a switch from a mixed conscription to contract? And whether there are funds in the budget to offer the soldiers a decent pay for defense of the country?
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