Russian oppositionist Boris Nemtsov, who was murdered yesterday evening in the center of Moscow, was accompanied by a 23-year-old Ukrainian model Anna Duritskaya, Russian media reports.
Georgia’s ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili has responded to Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov’s murder, writing on Facebook that he met Nemtsov several days ago in Kyiv, at the Fermont hotel.
The Georgian currency has not sunk so low since 2004; it did not happen even during the double impact of the August War and financial crisis in 2008.
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Forget the word “privatization’’ while Putin is in charge - Roman Gotsiridze
15:18 02-03-2015
“We should forget the actual context of the word “privatization” in terms of the Georgian Railway while Putin is in charge of the Russian government,”- said former National Bank of Georgia President, Head of Economic Development Center Roman Gotsiridze.
Ukrainian positions take fire four times in last 24 hours
15:10 02-03-2015
As Ukraine’s ATO center has stated, Ukrainian military positions came under fire four times in the last 24 hours. No news on casualties is available at this time.
Death toll in eastern Ukraine passes 6,000 - UN
13:10 02-03-2015
More than 6,000 people have died in eastern Ukraine since the start of the conflict almost a year ago that has led to a "merciless devastation of civilian lives and infrastructure," the U.N. human rights office said Monday.
We will take care of financial stability - Giorgi Bakradze
13:06 02-03-2015
“What we have done was correct and we will continue to care for ensuring financial stability in the future, which represents the National Bank’s basic mandate,”- said Giorgi Bakradze, advisor to President of National Bank of Georgia.
No country loves conspiracy theories as much as Georgia does - Zurab Abashidze
12:54 02-03-2015
According to the Georgian Prime Minister’s special representative Zurab Abashidze, the Russian side confirmed its readiness to implement the agreement signed in 2011.
Decision to render defensive weapons to Ukraine is ready by 99%, Saakashvili claims
12:25 02-03-2015
The decision to render defensive weapons to Ukraine is ready by 99%, Mikheil Saakashvili, Ukraine president adviser and Georgia 2004 – 2013 president, said, speaking on Kanal TV March 1.
Over 50 people arrested at march of mourning dedicated to Nemtsov
11:17 02-03-2015
As head of the regional security service of Moscow’s City Hall stated, the march was held peacefully. As for the detention of 50 people, he claimed they violated civil order.
Moscow’s Investigative Committee releases basic description of Boris Nemtsov’s killer
11:13 02-03-2015
Moscow’s Investigative Committee has rendered a facial composite sketch of Boris Nemtsov’s killer, - Lifenews reports.
Kerry, Lavrov to meet on Ukraine, Nemtsov killing
10:44 02-03-2015
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is due to hold talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva on March 2 on the sidelines of the UN Human Rights Council.
Islamic State frees 19 of 220 abducted Assyrian Christians
10:41 02-03-2015
Nineteen of an estimated 220 members of an Assyrian Christian community kidnapped by Islamic State (IS) in north-eastern Syria have been released, activists say.
Russia "estimated" killer Nemtsov 3 million rubles
10:01 02-03-2015
Law enforcement agencies have announced a reward for information that will help solve the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.
 Tens of thousands of people march to honour opposition leader Boris Nemtsov
09:54 02-03-2015
Tens of thousands of people have marched through central Moscow to honour opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead on Friday.
UN says Iraq death toll at least 1,100 in February
09:50 02-03-2015
The UN mission to Iraq said Sunday that violence claimed the lives of at least 1,100 Iraqis in February, including more than 600 civilians.
14:41 02-03-2015
Following the invitation of Conciliation Resources, a dialogue workshop on the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict and peace process took place in London, starting on 24th and ending on 27th of February 2015. The meeting brought together officials and public figures from both sides of the conflict. On the fourth day, participants were joined by international experts.
11:56 02-03-2015
North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea as annual US-South Korea military exercises got under way, officials in Seoul say.
11:52 02-03-2015
A video posted on Facebook showed the altercation leading to the shooting. It has captured the moment US police shot and killed a homeless man after an altercation in downtown Los Angeles.
Iraq launches offensive to take back Tikrit
Iraq's state TV says government forces backed by allied Shia and Sunni fighters have begun a large-scale military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group.
 Estonia’s ruling Reform party wins parliamentary election
Estonia’s governing pro-NATO Reform party topped parliamentary elections Sunday, defeating a Kremlin-oriented rival amid concerns over a militarily resurgent Russia, but analysts warned that forging a coalition would be difficult.
Nemtsov’s murder pleased Putin - Matvey Ganapolsky
As a well-known Russian journalist and reporter Matvey Ganapolsky has told InterPressNews, Boris Nemtsov was a true leader of Russia’s opposition who had not been arrested yet, and it is significant that he was murdered just before leading an opposition march named “Spring”.
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Launch of the Organized Cancer Screening Programme in Georgia
Within the framework of the annual Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (CCPW) the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia,