Jan 15 2015 - 21:45
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has recently declared pursuit of a pragmatic, rational and constructive policy in relations with Russia. Vakhtang Maisaya, a member of the Expert Club of Georgia, said that changes in the bilateral relations had happened to the permissible extent. He clarified that Georgian authorities were not making radical anti-Russian speeches and acts, they were trying to create a positive image of Russia in the humanitarian and economic sectors, increase exports to Russia.
Jan 6 2015 - 17:51
Tina Khidasheli of the Georgian Dream coalition said that films in Georgia should be dubbed into Georgian or demonstrated in the original language, not dubbed into Russian, Vzglyad reports.Maya Sikharulidze, spokeswoman of the Rustaveli Cinema Theater, the main cinema theater in the country, noted that there were film sessions in the original language, in Russian or in Georgian, according to requests of viewers. Sikharulidze added that national minorities preferred to watch films in Russian.
Jan 2 2015 - 22:13
A recent deal between the Russian oil giant "Rosneft" and the company Petrocas Energy Limited, which owns the oil terminal in the port of Poti and a network of gas stations in Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia, has provoked sharp condemnation from the Georgian authorities. Late this year "Rosneft" bought a 49% stake of Petrocas Energy from its owner, businessman David Yakobashvili, and with this officially entered the market of petroleum and petroleum products in the South Caucasus.
Dec 31 2014 - 21:40
Happy New Year, dear readers of Vestnik Kavkaza! Our collective would like to congratulate you on the upcoming holiday and wishes you only good news in 2015, joy, well-being and success in all activities. As usual, we will continue covering political, economic, social, cultural and sports events of the Greater Caucasus, Russia and neigbour states in 2015.
Dec 29 2014 - 21:13
Nino Burjanadze, the leader of the United National Movement of Georgia, said that the country had chances to improve relations with Russia due to many common interests, such as security, News Georgia reports. The politician noted that the current authorities had not taken a single step to improve relations, they only discussed exports of Georgian fruits to Russia.
Dec 27 2014 - 14:37
Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili says he is ready to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin only to discuss the restoration of Georgia's territorial integrity. The president said so in an interview with Georgia's Imedi TV channel.
Dec 26 2014 - 15:02
Georgia is preparing for a new phase of reform, the prime minister of the country, Irakli Garibashvili, declared at a press conference on the results of 2014.
Dec 26 2014 - 12:13
In January 2015, air carriers from Georgia and Russia will conduct 18 flights a week between Moscow and Tbilisi. This was announced today at a press service given by the Ministry of the Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia.