Latest Mikheil Saakashvili Stories

2010-10-28 14:23:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On October 26th, the Republic of Georgia passed legislation to mandate and enforce seatbelt use on city roads and highways.

2009-04-12 11:24:00

COVER: Cheap Oil Forever (All overseas editions). Contributor Ruchir Shamir examines the historic and current trends of the rise and fall of the prices of commodities, like oil, copper, grains and gold.

2009-02-25 14:45:00

TBILISI, Georgia, February 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Media freedom in Georgia suffered another blow today when it was announced that Imedi, formerly the country's only independent TV station, is to be sold to RAK Georgia Holdings, an affiliate of the United Arab Emirates' owned property development company, Rakeen. Imedi TV was the subject of a long running dispute between the Georgian government and the late businessman, Badri Patarkatsishvili, until his death in February last year.

2008-10-01 09:00:03

By Ellen Barry New York Times News Service MOSCOW -- The European Union prepared Tuesday to deploy 200 civilian monitors throughout Georgia, though Russian military officials said they would not allow the Europeans to begin work in the buffer zones that surround the separatist enclaves of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

2008-09-26 15:00:30

Text of report by state-controlled Russian Channel One TV on 26 September [Presenter] "Ossetia condemns", a rally with this name began today in the capital of the young republic, Tskhinvali.

2008-09-16 18:00:12

By Steve Gutterman TBILISI, Georgia - Diplomats from every NATO nation demanded immediate Russian withdrawal from Georgia in a show of support from the U.S. ally's capital on Monday that made no promise of faster membership in the alliance.

2008-09-16 15:00:13

Text of report by private Georgian news agency Kavkas-Press Tbilisi, 16 September: NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer has said that [Georgian] IDPs should definitely return to their homes.

2008-09-15 21:00:10

NATO discussions with the Republic of Georgia will encourage it to plan new military actions, a Russian lawmaker said Monday. RIA Novosti reported that Konstantin Kosachyov, the head of the State Duma's international affairs committee, warned against continuing talks.

2008-09-15 09:00:17

Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has said that holding a NATO Atlantic Council (NAC) meeting in Tbilisi was an important signal for the region and the world that "Georgia is not alone". Saakashvili was speaking at the NAC meeting held in Tbilisi on 15 September.

2008-09-09 09:00:04

By Jamey Keaten Associated Press MOSCOW -- Russia's president pledged Monday to withdraw troops from key areas of Georgia after 200 European Union monitors deploy later this month as part of a revised cease-fire agreement.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.