Tag: Georgia

Political scientist explains why Georgia did not receive EU candidate status

This is due to the lack of intersections with Russia The EU Heads of State Summit expressed its readiness to grant Georgia the status of a candidate for joining the EU if the country fulfills a number of conditions. Political scientist Alexander Asafov believes that the reasons for the refusal to grant this status to Georgia are exclusively political in nature, since Ukraine and Moldova received it. Photo: pixabay.com In an interview with NEWS.ru, Asafov said that Georgia does not have any contours of intersection with Russian or pro-Russian interests, so the country will “wait”. According to the political scientist, everything else is a symbolic gesture, as it was said at the summit of the EU leaders. The expert added that Georgia will not be granted the status of an EU cand...

Tbilisi announced the request of Kyiv not to give Georgia the status of an EU candidate

The European Commission recommended granting candidate status for EU accession to Ukraine and Moldova, but not to Georgia .jpg” alt=”Tbilisi announced Kyiv's request not to give Georgia the status of an EU candidate” /> Irakli Garibashvili Head of the Servant of the People faction in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine David Arakhamia and the parliamentary opposition of Georgia in the person of the “United National Movement” asked Brussels not to give Georgia the status of a candidate member of the EU, said Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili. “Together with you, dear opponents, persistently demanded that Georgia not receive the status of a candidate, the representative of the Ukrainian authorities, Mr. is your friend. Europe was practically given an u...

Russia to work on resuming flights with Georgia

Senator Karasin: Russia will work on resuming flights with Georgia The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs called “the cessation of the Russophobic campaign” among the conditions for lifting the ban alt=”Russia will work on resuming flights with Georgia” /> Russia will work on resuming flights with Georgia. Grigory Karasin, head of the Federation Council Committee on International Affairs, stated this in a conversation with TASS. “Let's hope we will work in this direction,” — he said on the sidelines of the XIII International Economic Summit “Russia” Islamic World: KazanSummit 2022». In January, the Russian Foreign Ministry recalled that among the conditions for lifting the ban on air travel with Georgia— “stopping...

Georgia declares non-recognition of referendum in South Ossetia

Georgian ruling party rules out recognition of South Ossetian referendum Georgian authorities do not recognize the de facto referendum in South Ossetia on unification with Russia, as well as the presidential elections in this country and its government, said the head of the ruling party. Voting will take place on July 17 Tskhinvali, South Ossetia The Georgian authorities do not intend to recognize the referendum in South Ossetia on the issue of unification with Russia, which will be held on July 17, as well as its results, said the head of the ruling Georgian Dream party. Irakli Kobakhidze, quoted by Imedinews. "With regard to such initiatives, we have a clear policy, and we do not recognize either the de facto government, or the de facto elections, or the de facto referendum. Our...

Georgia submitted answers to the first part of the questionnaire for EU accession

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili handed over the answers to the first part of the questionnaire required for joining the EU. Tbilisi plans to send answers to the sectoral part by May 13. A decision on Georgia's EU membership is expected at the end of June Karl Khartsel and Irakli Garibashvili The Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Garibashvili, handed over the answers to the first part of the questionnaire for obtaining the status of a candidate for EU membership, to the head of the EU Delegation in Tbilisi, Karl Hartzel, the press service of the administration of the Georgian government reports. Gharibashvili added that the government Georgia and all relevant departments continue intensive work on filling out the second, sectoral part of the questionnaire, which includes...

Georgia urges US to increase its political support

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili called on Western partners, including the United States, to “remember” Georgia and Moldova and demonstrate political support for these countries, which will be an “important signal” to Moscow Georgia now needs the political support of Western partners, including the United States , as an “important signal” for Moscow, President Salome Zurabishvili said in an interview with The Hill. She said she hoped to see Georgia among the talking points released by the Biden administration, saying it would send “an important message” for Moscow. Zurabishvili stressed that this is not about increasing military assistance, but about demonstrating political support for Georgia, as well as Moldova. According to her, despite the fact that Mosco...

Georgia will not become a country to bypass the sanctions imposed on the Russian Federation because of Ukraine

Photo: pixabay.com Georgia will not be drawn into the “game” imposed by the EU and the US, and will not become a platform for evasion of sanctions imposed on Russia because of Ukraine, said Irakli Kobakhidze, chairman of the ruling Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia party, ex-speaker of parliament. In an interview with the Georgian TV channel Imedi, he explained that he did not will allow the country to be manipulated by both European and Russian partners. Let us recall that Tbilisi and Moscow have developed close relations and they are negotiating to establish a “smuggling route” for the transport of weapons Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Irina Vereshchuk said earlier this week. In an interview with the Georgian TV channel Formula, she recalled that Geo...

Stoltenberg: NATO will increase support for Ukraine and Georgia

Photo: Global Look Press NATO will not send ground troops into Ukraine and close the sky over it so as not to provoke Russia. But the alliance intends to provide Kiev with military assistance and will significantly increase its own presence in Eastern Europe. This was announced by Secretary General of the military bloc Jens Stoltenberg following an emergency summit held in Brussels. Ukraine, in particular, will receive equipment for protection against biological, chemical, radiological and nuclear thunderstorms. NATO allies have also agreed to provide Kiev with further humanitarian assistance. In addition, four tactical battle groups will be established in Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary and Slovakia. 40,000 troops have already been deployed on the eastern flank of the alliance. NATO Secreta...

Georgia again pushed to war with Russia

But Tbilisi is not even thinking about the forceful restoration of territorial integrity The President of Ukraine said that the Ukrainian ambassadors to Georgia and Morocco would return to Kyiv. He believes that they are not doing their job: “With all due respect: if there are no arms supplies, sanctions and restrictions for Russian business, then please look for another job,” Zelensky said. Secretary of the Security Council of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov recently unequivocally called on Georgia to open a “second front” against Russia. Photo: pixabay.com Many questions were also raised by the recent visit to Tbilisi by Deputy Minister of the British Armed Forces James Happy, who met with Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Georgian Defense Minister Juansher Burchula...

Georgia joins anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine

According to Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili, Tbilisi takes part in all international financial sanctions imposed against Russia because of the situation around Ukraine . “Our country participates in all international financial sanctions imposed by the EU against Russia, and this really already means something for our financial sector. Now our country participates in all international resolutions that are created to support Ukraine “, she said to CNN. Recall that on February 25, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili said that Tbilisi had no plans to impose sanctions against Russia. Later, in the national bank of the republic, the Georgian branch of VTB Bank was deprived of the right to serve individuals. Источник www.mk.ru

The Bank of Georgia stopped demanding from the Russians to “condemn the special operation”

The Bank of Georgia has canceled the special conditions for Russians that it introduced for opening an account. Previously, citizens were asked to sign a number of provisions, including “condemn the special operation in Ukraine” .jpg” alt=”The Bank of Georgia has ceased to require the Russians to “condemn the special operation”” /> The largest private bank in Georgia Bank of Georgia (Bank of Georgia) canceled the requirement to “condemn the special operation” in Ukraine for Russians who want to open an account, RIA Novosti reported in the bank. “The regulations that were previously introduced by our bank no longer exist. A citizen of Russia will not have to sign these documents, while the person's application for opening a bank acco...

Scholz called it right to refuse Ukraine and Georgia admission to NATO

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said that the refusal of Ukraine and Georgia to join NATO was correct, ZDF reports. During a conversation with the channel's correspondents, he noted that currently this issue is not on the agenda of the North Atlantic Alliance. “It was the right decision, then there were very long negotiations in NATO on this issue,” Scholz noted. At the same time, he also stressed that there was allegedly no plan to deploy alliance missiles on the territory of Ukraine. On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the start of a military special operation on the territory of Ukraine. According to the head of state, its goal is the demilitarization and denazification of the country. At the same time, he stressed that Moscow's plans do not inc...

Georgia vows not to be drawn into conflict in Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelensky motivated the recall of the ambassador from Georgia by “an obstacle to volunteers” and Tbilisi’s position in relation to sanctions. Georgia does not want to be drawn into the conflict, Georgian Dream responded ” alt=”Georgia promised not to be drawn into the conflict in Ukraine” /> Irakli Kobakhidze The decision of the President of Ukraine to recall the ambassador from Georgia is inconsistent and indicates that Kyiv wants to drag the country into the war, said Irakli Kobakhidze , chairman of the Georgian Dream party, Rustavi 2 reports. “We cannot get involved in a military conflict. There was a direct attempt [in Georgia] to organize the sending of volunteers to participate in the conflict, it was not achieved, and this was followed by this very sad s...

Stoltenberg announced NATO exercises in Georgia before the end of the year

NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg: the alliance will hold military exercises in Georgia before the end of the year At the same time, the Georgian Defense Minister said that the country's entry into the alliance is the only way to preserve the country's territorial integrity NATO will hold military exercises in Georgia before the end of the year, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at a press conference following the meeting of the defense ministers of the countries— members of the organization, broadcasted by the Guardian News YouTube channel. “There will be exercises in Georgia later this year, NATO will take part in them, since we are conducting these exercises together. These exercises demonstrate how closely we cooperate, — he said. Stoltenberg once agai...

An earthquake occurred in the south of Georgia

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 occurred in southern Georgia, TASS reports citing the Center for Seismic Monitoring at the University of Elijah. The epicenter was in the village of Sameba, not far from the border with Armenia. Tremors were felt in Tbilisi and Batumi, as well as other parts of the country. There were no reports of damage or casualties. According to local media, there was a temporary failure in the mobile network, but now the situation has returned to normal. The power line system is also operating normally. Earlier last week, tremors of magnitude 5.1 on the Richter scale were recorded off the coast of Cyprus. Источник aif.ru

Georgia canceled COVID-passports

Against the backdrop of a rapid increase in the number of cases, the Georgian government came to the conclusion that a new wave of infections does not significantly increase the burden on hospitals The Georgian authorities decided to cancel the so-called green passports, which were issued to those who had been vaccinated against COVID-19 or had been ill. In a message published by the government press service, it is indicated that such a decision was made following a meeting of the Interdepartmental Coordination Headquarters to Combat the Spread of the Pandemic. The government noted that despite the sharp increase in the number of infections, the situation remains manageable, and the burden on hospitals has not increased significantly. “Most of the patients are treated at home, and their ...

Russia beat Georgia and advanced to the semi-finals of the European Futsal Championship

Photo: Frame from video The Russian futsal team won the 1/4 finals of the European Championship over the Georgian team with a score 3:1. This was reported by Sport Express. Goals against the Georgian team were scored by Artem Niyazov and Ivan Chishkala. From the Georgian side, Bruno Petri scored the only goal for the Russians. Now the Russian team will play with the Ukrainian team. The futsal match between the two teams will take place on February 4, 2022. Recall that the European Futsal Championship began on January 19, 2022 in the Netherlands. Источник www.mk.ru

Ex-deputy Dmitry Gudkov was not allowed into Georgia

Oppositionist Dmitry Gudkov said that he would be deported from Georgia to Ukraine Dmitry Gudkov, following Lyubov Sobol, was not allowed into Georgia. The Russian opposition calls this decision “political” Dmitry Gudkov Russian oppositionist and former State Duma deputy Dmitry Gudkov was not allowed into Georgia, he said in his Telegram channel. Gudkov came to the country to meet with activists and diplomats. In the video posted by the oppositionist, he is walking along the corridor of the airport, accompanied by people in uniform. According to Gudkov, he will be deported back to Kiev, despite the fact that he had an issued invitation. “At the state level, a decision was made to deport me back to Kiev. The solution is political,— he emphasizes. Gudkov says that no on...

NATO Secretary General called on Russia to withdraw troops from Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova

Stoltenberg: Russia must withdraw its troops from Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/0/47/756432508261470.jpg” alt=”NATO Secretary General urged Russia to withdraw troops from Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova” /> NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that Russia should withdraw troops from territories that the alliance considers belong to Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova, noting that the Russian military are there without the consent of the authorities of these states. He said this during a briefing after giving Russia a response to its security proposals. “Russia should refrain from threatening deployment of forces, aggressive rhetoric against NATO countries and other states. Russia must also withdraw its troops from Ukraine, from Georgia and Mol...

Scholz spoke about the prospects for Ukraine and Georgia to join NATO

Photo: ru.wikipedia.org German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said that NATO cannot guarantee Russia's non-expansion. However, the entry of new Eastern European countries into the alliance, as he pointed out, “is not on the agenda.” According to the newspaper S & uuml; ddeutsche Zeitung, against the background of this fact, Scholz does not understand why this demand from Russia. “There can be no such guarantee,” he stressed. The Chancellor added that a transatlantic defense alliance is necessary. Interestingly, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said earlier that the alliance had already decided to accept Ukraine with Georgia. At the same time, he pointed out that the terms of entry into the alliance for new members were not set. Meanwhile, Russia's pos...

Ryabkov offered the US another “option” on Ukraine and Georgia in NATO

Ryabkov: Russia is ready to consider a US guarantee not to vote for Ukraine's entry into NATO =”https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/7/16/756425980505167.jpg” alt=”Ryabkov offered the US another “option” on Ukraine and Georgia in NATO” /> Sergey Ryabkov Russia is ready to consider an alternative to NATO's refusal to accept Ukraine into the bloc— a unilateral commitment by the United States not to vote for the country's entry into the alliance. About this at the site of the discussion club «Valdai» said Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov. “This well-known formula of the Bucharest summit in 2008, that Ukraine and Georgia will become members of NATO, this should be excluded, this should be replaced by the understanding ...

Stoltenberg: NATO has agreed on the entry of Ukraine and Georgia

Photo: pixabay.com NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that NATO had already decided to admit Ukraine and Georgia. At the same time, he pointed out that the terms of entry into the alliance for new members were not set. “In 2008, we decided that Ukraine and Georgia would become members,” he said in an interview with La Repubblica. “But we did not set when exactly”. The Secretary General recalled that Kiev had previously turned to NATO with a corresponding request, because this country was supported in terms of reforms, modernization of the army according to the bloc's standards. He expressed the opinion that at the moment Ukraine's defense capability is higher than it was in 2014. At the same time, Stoltenberg recalled that the NATO collective de...

The likely reaction of Russia to the entry of Ukraine and Georgia into NATO is revealed

Already today, NATO from Estonia can reach St. Petersburg with rocket artillery The decision on membership of Ukraine and Georgia in NATO has already been made. This was announced on Friday in an interview with the Italian newspaper La Repubblica by Alliance Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. He clarified that the problem is only in terms. They have not yet been determined and depend on how quickly these countries can bring their armed forces up to NATO standards. Photo: facebook.com/MinistryofDefence.UA What might these timeframes be? What threatens us if Ukraine and Georgia are still accepted into NATO? And what might Russia's response be? To these questions «MK» answered the leading Russian military expert, member of the Expert Council of the Board of the Military-In...

Stephen Sanchez – Until I Found You Lyrics

[Verse 1] Georgia, Wrap me up in all your… I want ya’, In my arms Oh, let me hold ya’ I’ll never let you go again, like I did Oh I used to say [Chorus] “I would never fall in love again until I found her” I said, “I would never fall unless it’s you I fall into” I was lost within the darkness, but then I found her I found you [Verse 2] Georgia, Pulled me in, I asked to… Love her, once again You fell, I caught ya’ I’ll never let you go again, like I did Oh I used to say [Chorus] “I would never fall in love again until I found her” I said, “I would never fall unless it’s you I fall into” I was lost within the darkness, but then I found her I found you [Guitar Solo] [Chorus] “I would nev...

Zac Brown Band – Slow Burn Lyrics

[Verse 1] Got my first keys to freedom She had a sweet smile with her hair in the wind And my hand on her knee made me king of the world For a little while, yeah she was something back then [Pre-Chorus 1] Pedal down on the black top Fogged up on a side road Young love and the radio all summer long [Chorus] Sometimes a memory like that is a slow burn Same sky full of stars still shining no matter how the world turns It’s a song, it’s a face, it’s a time, it’s a place in your life that belongs to her Sometimes a memory like that is a slow burn [Verse 2] We cooled those blazing Georgia days On a lake shore, and her sun-kissed skin And that summer went fast but lingers like sand On a floorboard, yeah she was something back then [Pre-Chorus 2] Night sounds on the boat do...

Pregnant Erica Mena Files For Divorce From Safaree Less Than 2 Years Of Marriage

Erica Mena has filed for divorce from Safaree Samuels after almost two years of marriage. The couple that got married in 2019 has split as Erica Mena reportedly filed for divorce in Fayette County Superior Court in Georgia on Friday. This came as a shock to some fans since Erica is currently pregnant with their second child. She gave birth to their first child just last year, one-year-old daughter Safire. Now that they’re expecting their second, a divorce was the last thing anyone expected. The Love & Hip-Hop stars have been very vocal about their relationship issues in the past, but they seemed to had finally gotten it together when they tied the knot in Georgia, where they currently lived back in 2019. According to the divorce papers obtained by TMZ, Erica Mena is requesting p...

Quando Rondo Shot At, Friend Wounded After Show In Georgia

Quando Rondo was shot at and his friend wounded following a show in Georgia over the weekend. The Savannah rapper has been a moving target ever since King Von was shot and killed in November last year following a fight between the two outside a nightclub in Atlanta. Although Quando Rondo has maintained that Vin’s death was a case of self-defense, that is not enough to remove the target from off his back. As a result, he has been driving around heavily armed in a bulletproof vehicle with plenty of bodyguards. It seems his enemies are moving closer following a shooting incident last weekend where Rondo was shot at, and a bullet struck one member of his entourage, TMZ reported. Law enforcement sources say gunfire erupted outside a convenience store off a highway in Georgia in Blackshear...

Jada Kingdom Forges Ahead With Racy Performance In Connecticut Despite Lawsuit

Jada Kingdom is back on the scene as she proves that nothing can stop her, including a lawsuit or any other adversity. The young deejay delivered a sexy performance in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on Saturday night to raving crowds as she delivered her bangers “Heavy,” “Win,” and “Shake” – her song with her and Skillibeng. Jada Kingdom entered what looked like a packed auditorium wearing a pleated skirt and long sleeve top. She later ditched the skirt to reveal an all-black bodysuit with black pantyhose. Fans were also amused by her dancing skills as they grabbed her fluffy derriere. Kingdom also shared what seems like a loaded message to someone as she posted “Yuh cya stap mi, bumbohole!!!” on her story while her song “Win” played in the background. It is speculated that the message is direct...

Jon Langston – Young & Reckless Lyrics

Hey man, toss me a cold one We wear cowboy boots and wrangled jeans. Caught the fish, bout everything. Trucks are loud, beers are cold. Like to raise hell off and on the road. West Virginia to Caroline, down the bergys south Georgia’s line, there’s a few down there just like me. No matter where you go you’ll always see Good old boys with a wild side, rowdy friends makin good times. Haulin on, no self relax. Come on y’all we’re the young and wreckless Young, young and reckless. (x2) After work on Friday night, see what trouble we might find. Call up the boys, we at this bout, catch a little buzz at the spot down town. And later that night we head to the farm, get a little crazy in a beer red barn. Screamin Hank with the rebel will. The girls get hot, spillin th...

Darius Rucker – My Masterpiece Lyrics

[Verse 1] I was born with a heart with a beat like a rolling stone Never did I realize where I was supposed to belong I never knew what I was meant to do I never made sense to me 'til I made sense to you [Chorus] I never had a silver spoon I didn't grow up in a castle I never walked on the moon I'll never paint a Sistine Chapel I can't play piano like Ray Charles But, baby, when my life is through I hope thеy say my masterpiece is lovin' you Yеah, lovin' you, babe Lovin' you, babe [Verse 2] Girl, I swear your hazel eyes are making me feel Like Picasso never had that color in his wheel If I wrote the song, your name would be Georgia And you'd be on my mind Like a starry night, our love will stand the test of time [Chorus] I never had a silver spoon I ...