Foreign Media about Georgia
Hunger Strike on Hero Square
December 28, 2010
Wikileaked: U.S. ambassador to Russia: We can't arm Georgia due to the "reset"
December 10, 2010
Ever since President Barack Obama took office, his administration has refused to sell military equipment to Georgia. In a newly released WikiLeaks cable, the U.S. ambassador to Russia made the argument that U.S. military support to Georgia is unwise because it would upset the U.S.-Russian "reset."
Russia Placed Additional Military Techniques in the Occupied Regions In Reply to Saakashvili’s Initiative
December 8, 2010
Defense Ministry Confirms Incident in Military Unit but Claims that Soldiers Beat Each Other
November 11, 2010
The ministry of defense confirmed an incident in the 42nd battalion of the fourth brigade of the Armed Forces on November 4. However, the ministry denies the information about a physical assault of soldiers by commanders. The public defender who personally visited the unit provided a similar response to the allegations.
Where Are Soldiers of Reserve Army Taken? Ani Goderdzishvili, presa.ge The ministry of defense does not have program for the training of reserve arm
October 28, 2010
The ministry of defense does not have program for the training of reserve army and the National Guardia does not have commander. Despite that, the ministry of defense with Bacho Akhalaia as a minister started call up for the reserve army. The reservists took corresponding medical examination in Vaziani military base. However, the reservists said that only small part of soldiers took medical examination.
Russians Left Perevi But Did Not Go Too Far
October 20, 2010
The international oppression had its output. Today, de-miners work in the village of Perevi where Russian army had been deployed since August of 2008. The representatives of the local authority and EUMM freely move in the village now. However, villagers say that the situation has not been much changed because occupants have not gone too far. The Russian soldiers retreated only at two kilometers to the north.
Council of Europe and EU Welcome Withdrawal of Russian Army from Perevi
October 19, 2010
October 8, 2010
Giorgi Romelashvili, Zaza Birtvelashvili and Otari Sukhitashvili were members of the same tank crew. All three of them were lost on August 8th of 2008. The tank #406 is lost as well. Hammerberg Commission thinks that the investigation should continue.
Memory Toast to Georgian and Abkhaz Soldiers
October 6, 2010
Much was said on the 17th anniversary after the defeat of Sokhumi but the words of the General Giorgi Karkarashvili made impression on me. “Today, our gathering looks like a toast. I want to remember the soldiers who died on our side and make a memory toast to those who were killed by us.”
Protest Rally Held at Telavi Military Unit
October 4, 2010
Creeping Occupation, False Alarm or Modeled Provocation?!
October 4, 2010
On the night of September 29th, the population of villages (Zemo and Kvemo Niqozi (Upper and Lower Niqozi), Zemo and Kvemo Khviti (Upper and Lower Khviti) belonging to the community of the village Niqozi, Gori Region, started panicking. According to the information spread by the national televisions, Russian armed forced transferred in Zemo and Kvemo Niqozi and occupied 25 hectare territory. This information is confirmed only by one lady in the whole community who names the policemen as the source of the information.
Military Reserve of Georgia – Lessons and Challenges
September 17, 2010
In 2006, the parliament of Georgia adopted a new law on “Military Reserve Service” based on which the defense ministry of Georgia, more precisely the National Guardia started training of reservists first in the history of independent Georgia.
Mamuka Areshidze Doesn’t Exclude the Danger of the Special Operation in Pankisi
September 9, 2010
Georgian Officer dies in Afghanistan, the corporal loses both legs
September 6, 2010
During the military operations conducted in Afghanistan, 28-year-old Georgian officer, the head of the 31st battalion unit of hundred soldiers, the chief lieutenant Mukhran Shukvani has died.
Russian government planning to accommodate some of the sufferers of the conflagration in Abkhazia
August 20, 2010
The Russian government is planning to accommodate some of the sufferers of conflagration in Abkhazia. This was reported to “Interpressnews” by IDPs from Abkhazia now living in Yaroslav and Nizhny Novgorod of Russian Federation. According to their allegations, the sufferers of conflagration from these regions are promised to be definitely accommodated in Abkhazia by government.
EU 'Concerned' over S-300 Missiles in Abkhazia
August 17, 2010
Deployment of S-300 Air-Defense Systems in Abkhazia to Endanger Stability – John Bass
August 12, 2010
Rocket-Powered Devices in Abkhazia – the Peak of Kremlin’s Impudence
August 12, 2010
Russia deployed C-300 anti-air defense systems in the territory of Abkhazia, reports news agency Itar-Tass. According to the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Air Force, Alexander Zelin, the anti-air defense army units were deployed in so-called South Ossetia. The US State Department representative stated that he already knew about the C-300 system deployment in Russia two years ago.
“Let’s go to the reserve, it’s cool!” Phrase will conclude with Georgians used as target practice.
August 4, 2010
We all remember a commercial shown by numerous national television channels before the 2008 August war in which a tank violating traffic rules outruns a car. The young driver of the car is fascinated by the capabilities of the tank. Another young person climbs out of the tank and calls to him with a shout, “Come to the reserve, it’s cool!” In the two years following the August war, new militarist video clips are expected. The government is currently amending the laws concerning reserve service and the calls for militarism have increased in President Saakashvili’s speeches.
Saakashvili Talks on ‘Total Defense’ to Army Top Brass
July 29, 2010
Georgia needs “a total defense” wherein “each village should be able to defend itself”, as Russia has not dropped its plans to occupy entire country, President Saakashvili said on July 28.
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