80-year-old Sultan Usupashvili lives in Magaro village in Signagi district. The lonely old man has been without electricity for 8 months already. The Electricity Distribution Company EDC charged him with 1 047 GEL. The old man does not have electronic technique at home. He is blind and used the electricity only to recharge the radio-set with the support of his neighbor. The debt was imposed on him according to the communal electricity meter.
2011-01-27Journalistic Investigation – Gombori Road Millions
Vaziani-Gombori-Telavi rehabilitated road was opened up on October 2nd of 2010 by the President of Georgia. 37 million dollars were spent on the rehabilitation, 30 out of which is a loan from the World Bank. The Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Ramaz Nikolaishvili “gave warrant” to President at the opening that the corresponding road would not have problem for 10 years.
2011-01-20Advertisement beyond the Law
The group of studio Monitor has been monitoring the two main players on the media ad market of Rustavi 2 and Imedi for several months. There have been 50 records submitted altogether – informative programs, movies and other programs. Ultimately, several tens of facts of violations of the Law on Broadcasting have been observed.
2011-01-12Borders Without Defense
According to the border police data, the length of the Georgian border with Azerbaijan is 446 km. But in reality, the border between these two states has not been determined. The bilateral governmental commission on the border delimitation has been operating for 17 years now. According to the Deputy Minister of Georgian Foreign Affairs, Davit Gareji and the village Erisimedi remain disputed territories.
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