Category Archives: CAUCASUS

Broken in Georgia cableway tourists forced to jump down

At the Georgian ski resort of Gudauri failed cable car, the TV channel “Rustavi 2”.

According to preliminary data, the facility lost power, resulting in the chair started to slide and bump into each other. Because of this tourists were forced to jump from a height into the snow.

the Minister of health of Georgia David Sergienko told reporters on the eight injured, reports “Interfax”. They received medical assistance. “The injury is not very serious, but two tourists from Ukraine and from Sweden. Currently in Gudauri are the ambulances and, apparently, these two tourists we’re moving to Tbilisi,” — said the official.

Georgians are mobilizing to fight against bedbugs

Georgia is mobilized to combat bedbugs marble, the invasion of which in 2017 has caused the country serious problems. It is reported “Interfax”.

In Tbilisi on 8 March was held the international Symposium “Marble bug (Halyomorpha halys) — global challenge, international experience and the best way to solve problems.”

who Participated in it, Americans are told that in the USA, with marble bedbugs are fighting for 12 years. The company Trece Inc came to the conclusion that the defeat of the pest can only be an integrated approach. “One time thought even to deliver biological enemy marble bug, but it so happened that he came and spread”, — said the head of Trece Inc bill lingren.

The CSTO has refused to stand up for Karabakh in case of war

the Organization of collective security Treaty (CSTO) will not provide military support to the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) in the event of armed conflict with participation of the state. This was stated by head of the CSTO joint staff Colonel-General Anatoly Sidorov, reports “Sputnik Armenia”.

Jones said the organization has obligations to Armenia, so in the case of aggression against Yerevan other members of the CSTO will have its military support. On the NKR these obligations do not apply, he said.

Sidorov described the situation in the Karabakh conflict zone tense, but “not so much that Armenia and Azerbaijan took each other’s capital.” In addition, he noted that in Soviet times, the Azerbaijanis and the Armenians “lived in peace and harmony”. This, in his view, shows that, in the current conflict “could be resolved peacefully”.

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, speaking at a Congress of the ruling party “New Azerbaijan”, called the political and strategic goal of “return to Yerevan”, which, according to him, is “the historical territory of Azerbaijanis”. Aliyev attributed to the historical Azerbaijani lands of the Erivan khanate (South-West and Central region) of Armenia, Zangezur and Gokca (lake Sevan in the East of Armenia).

“this should be known as our younger generation and the whole world. We, Azerbaijanis must return to this historic land. It is our political and strategic goal to which we should gradually approach”, — Aliyev said.

Ministry of foreign Affairs of Armenia accused Azerbaijan of the President of racism. “The statements of the Azerbaijani President, the state appeared on the political map of the world just 100 years ago, the territorial claims to Armenia. These statements, together with the repeated declarations that all Armenians are Azerbaijan’s enemies number one, once again demonstrates the racist nature of the ruling regime in Baku”, — said the press Secretary of the foreign Ministry of Armenia Tigran Balayan.

Saakashvili wanted the power

Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili has recorded a video message to the members of the party “United national movement”, which encouraged to actively prepare for elections in the country, and also outlined a desire to return to power in Georgia. The appeal was published by the TV channel “Rustavi-2”.

“Our goal is to return to power in Georgia, and we have to go back in 2018. How can this be done? We must win the presidential elections,” — said the politician.

In his opinion, the state institutions in the country shattered, they returned to corruption. “In a country dominated by crime, the situation of security has deteriorated. Such hopelessness was not even in the days [of the head of Georgia from 1992 to 2003, Eduard] Shevardnadze. Amid all this, hundreds of thousands of working Georgians have either left Georgia or are about to leave. Georgia really is on the verge of destruction,” Saakashvili said.

the Former Georgian President also accused the richest man in the country Bidzina Ivanishvili that he “has announced the casting for the title of the main opposition forces”. “We have to win the election and ruin his feudal fiefdom”, — Saakashvili added.

the Next presidential elections scheduled for October 2018. Incumbent President Giorgi Margvelashvili has the right to run for a second term. The desire to participate in the elections declared the leader of “Democratic movement” Nino Burjanadze and the leader of the labour party Shalva Natelashvili.