Showing posts with label Georgia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Georgia. Show all posts

Friday, July 13, 2018

Trump claims win after threatening to quit NATO during tumultuous summit

Trump claims win after threatening to quit NATO
U.S. President Donald Trump Thursday claimed he had made victories over burden sharing and defense spending during the summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), though reports from inside the NATO headquarters in Brussels suggested chaos and turmoil.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Georgia kicks off joint military training program with US

Georgia kicks off joint military training program with US
The Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria Friday announced the launch of Georgia's Defence Readiness Program (GDRP), which will be carried out with the United States over the course of three years to boost the country's self-defense capabilities.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Ukraine Releases Arrested Georgian Ex-President

former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili
Kiev Pechersk District Court on Monday rejected the Ukrainian state prosecutor's request to place former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, now a leader of a Ukrainian political party, under house arrest and released him from custody.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Police hand writ to stateless ex-governor who entered Ukraine illegally

Mikheil Saakashvili Leopolis Hotel
Police on Tuesday arrived at a hotel in the western Ukraine city of Lviv where the currently stateless former Georgian president, who later became a regional Ukrainian governor, was holed up after breaching a checkpoint on the border aided by hordes of sympathizers.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Ukraine police open criminal case after former Georgian leader Saakashvili breaks through border

Mikhail Saakashvili
Ukrainian police say they have opened criminal proceedings into the illegal border crossing of former Georgian president and Odessa governor Mikhail Saakashvili, during which he and his supporters publicly forced their way through a cordon on the Polish border.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

In Georgia, Pence says Trump will back toughened sanctions on Russia

Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday pledged U.S. support for Georgia, a former Soviet republic, and said President Donald Trump "very soon" will approve stronger sanctions against Russia.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Vienne propose à Bruxelles d'envoyer les réfugiés en Géorgie

Le chef de la diplomatie autrichienne a proposé d'implanter des centres d'accueil des réfugiés en dehors de l'UE, par exemple en Géorgie ou dans les Balkans occidentaux.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

NATO allies discuss Georgia's NATO membership

NATO on Tuesday welcomed Georgia's ongoing reform efforts in preparation for the country's membership in the security organization at a NATO-Georgia Commission meeting.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Former Georgian president creates new political party in Ukraine

Georgia's former President Mikhail Saakashvili, who has recently resigned as governor of Ukraine's southern Odessa region, on Friday announced the establishment of a new political party under his leadership in Ukraine.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Russian military starts drills in South Ossetia

Russian military starts to take drills from Sept. 20 to 24 in South Ossetia in southern Russia, involving 4,000 Russian servicemen and 1,000 units of military equipment, Russian news agency Sputnik reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Kerry Reassures Georgia, Ukraine of Western Support

In an effort to reassure Georgia and Ukraine the United States is committed to their security, America's top diplomat is visiting the European nations as Russia continues to assert itself in the region.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Hungary asks EU, NATO to remain open to new alliances

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto has said the EU and NATO should remain open to new alliances in the face of emerging threats in Europe.

Top US General: 'No Doubt' Russia Stabilized Syrian Regime

Russia says backs Syria's legitimate authority
The top U.S. general says he has "no doubt" that Russian intervention in Syria propped up the government of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Russia: ISIL training base located in Georgia's Pankisi. (The claim immediately denied by Tbilisi.)

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Moscow has intelligence showing that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group is operating a training base in the Pankisi Gorge in Georgia, a claim immediately denied by Tbilisi.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Ukraine launches alternative transit route to China bypassing Russia

The pilot container train en route Ukraine - Georgia - Azerbaijan - Kazakhstan - China (through the Caspian and Black Seas) will leave the Ukrainian port of Illichivsk on January 15, the press service of the Infrastructure Ministry reported.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Russia denies its helicopter violated Georgian airspace

 Russia’s Defense Ministry has denied claims of its helicopter violating Georgian airspace, advising Tbilisi to check their fact better before making such strong accusations.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Lawyer seeks probe of Russia-Georgia war. Investigation a first for ICC outside of Africa if approved

The prosecutor for the world's only permanent war crimes court Thursday called for an inquiry to be opened into alleged abuses during a swift but brutal 2008 conflict between Georgia and Russia.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Moscow says NATO training center in Georgia destabilizes regional security

The opening of NATO’s training center in Georgia is another move to continue the alliance’s provocative policies to expand geo-political influence, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said on Thursday.

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