According to non-governmental organization Transparency International – Georgia, closure of Imedi TV talk-shows will have a negative impact on media diversity.
As a Kyiv’s police press-service has reported, clashes between the police and the protestors have ceased in the Ukrainian capital city.
A police officer has died in clashes that occurred near the Ukrainian Rada in Kiev on Monday. Ukraine’s Interior Ministry has stated that the number of those injured has hit 100. As reported, ten of them are in a critical condition.
The Partnership Fund has launches construction of the controversial Nenskra Hydropower Plant. The fund, along with Korean company K-Water, the Georgian government, Commercial Operator of Electro-energetic Systems and JSC Georgia Electric System have signed the implementation agreements package
The National Bank of Georgia has set a new exchange rate, according to which the GEL has slightly depreciated against the dollar.
The Central Election Commission has set a date of mid-term parliamentary elections. According to the commission, the elections will be held on October 31.
Some 30 Ukrainian law enforcement officers were injured in the clashes, a local TV channel reports. Press service of Ukraine's National Guard reduces the number of the injured to 20, two of whom are in serious condition.
The clashes came shortly after the Rada's approval of President Petro Poroshenko's proposed constitutional amendments on decentralization in the first reading.
Weapons and munitions that were sunk in Khulo municipality’s Green Lake when Aslan Abashidze was head of Adjara’s government have recently been found.
As Minister of Corrections Kakha Kakhishvili has told the Asaval-Dasavli newspaper in an interview, former Interior Minister Vano Merbiashvili, ex-Defense Minister Bachana Akhalaia and former Tbilisi Mayor Gigi Ugulava receive no privileges in penitentiary institutions at all.
“Levan Gvazava still remains unconscious, but his life is no longer threatened,” told lawyer of Gvazava family Darejan Gilashvili to InterPressNews. According to her, doctors have already informed Gvazava’s family that the patient’s health condition is stable.
Non-parliamentary opposition parties have released a joint statement concerning closure of political talk shows at Imedi TV, calling on the government to stop pressuring the media.
As a Kviris Palitra weekly newspaper reports, Azerbaijan’s greatest internet provider “Azeronline” is interested in buying Caucasus Online’s internet cable. Kviris Palitra newspaper has recently published an article on this topic.
According to preliminary data, average economic growth comprised 2.6% in the first months of 2015.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili has presented candidacies for Martvili and Sagarejo in the mid-term parliamentary elections.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvilii has presented Tamar Khidasheli as a candidate for the Sagarejo mid-term elections.
Representatives of “Animal Protection Federation” have provided an explanation of the Batumi Dolphinarium incident.
As Ukrainian media reports, U.S. and Ukraine are launching joint navy exercises today. As planned, the exercises will continue till September 12
Georgia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs has launched an investigation into the Batumi Dolphinarium incident on charges of hooliganism and vandalism.
It is a political decision, they did not want me to be on a TV screen ahead the elections, - Imedi TV anchor Inga Grigolia said when commenting on the Imedi TV Company’s decision
6 men have intruded in the Batumi Dolphinarium and demanded release of dolphins, - Dolphinarium’s PR manager Berdia Kutubidze told InterpressNews.