Politics
"Wrong approach"
26 September, 2013
Maia Panjikidze, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, says that the Grigory Karasin’s assessment of the Ditsi and Dvani developments is wrong. Maia Panjikidze is convinced that there would have been an appropriate answer from EU’s special representative in South Ossetia Philip Lefort to this statement from Russia’s Foreign Minister on this topic.
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20 years later
26 September, 2013
The author of this article is a first-hand witness and participant of the exodus via Kodori that followed the Sokhumi’s capitulation. It was a hard journey via the mountain pass – “hard” because exhaustion disabled everyone from helping others.
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‘NOBODY WAS KEPT RESPONSIBLE FOR CORRUPTION’
26 September, 2013
Interview with expert Kakhi Kakhishvili

Last week, while Russians were erecting barbed-wire fences in the village of Ditsi, a part of our compatriots was busy playing false-terrorism. With regard to Russia everything is clear – it’s an occupant country, it continues occupation and not only barbed-wire fences but even if they bomb us we shouldn’t be surprised. Expert Kakhi Kakhishvili thinks that the campaign of false-terrorism gives rise to serious doubts and the investigation should display serious interest in this regard.
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Georgian Dream – Poor Billionaires
26 September, 2013
My article was inspired by the billboard of the presidential candidate of Georgian Dream, hanging over the entrance to the round-shaped underground market on Station Square in Tbilisi. This is one of the cheapest markets in Tbilisi were refugees and gypsies have their “business” and offer goods to passerby people. These two, mutually exclusive images (bright-colored billboard and poor market) are a mini mock-up that describes almost the entire presidential campaign: it seems that Georgian Dream’s dream is simply to have “people” that don’t demand too much but just want to have a DREAM. And Georgian Dream provides this dream without much promises and high demands (oops, some might want more). Georgian Dream is unveiled. It showed its face fully or is on a right way to show it fully.
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“Europe awaits you…”
26 September, 2013
“Georgia’s PM sends mixed signals”
“Georgia’s PM sends mixed signals” - an article with this title has been published in the Baltic Times. The author of the article recalls the Bidzina Ivanishvili’s visit to the Baltic States this summer. “Some two weeks ago, Georgia’s Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili was in Tallinn to meet with his counterpart, Prime Minister Andrus Ansip, for a discussion to encourage his Baltic Sea neighbor to foster support for Georgia’s entry into the European Union.
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“Meeting was positively storming” – Giorgi Margvelashvili spoke to students
25 September, 2013
Presidential candidate Giorgi Margvelashvili said his main obligation was to ensure he would hand over a “European” country to the young in five years’ time.
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“There is no time now for tail-wagging or lying down” – Saakashvili on moving borders by Russia
24 September, 2013
During his visit to New York President Mikheil Saakashvili commented on recent events near the de-facto border villages of Dvani and Ditsi and accused the Georgian government of being unable to respond to the developments.
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Mikheil Saakashvili met Barack Obama
24 September, 2013
President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili met with the President of the United States Barack Obama. The dialogue text between the sides was released
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‘I have returned to my home’ – Levan Pirveli about political plans in Georgia
23 September, 2013
Businessman Levan Pirveli – who recently returned to Georgia from Austria – plans to create a youth wing for the Industrialists Party.
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