Russian oppositionist Boris Nemtsov, who was murdered yesterday evening in the center of Moscow, was accompanied by a 23-year-old Ukrainian model Anna Duritskaya, Russian media reports.
Georgia’s ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili has responded to Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov’s murder, writing on Facebook that he met Nemtsov several days ago in Kyiv, at the Fermont hotel.
The Georgian currency has not sunk so low since 2004; it did not happen even during the double impact of the August War and financial crisis in 2008.
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Exchange Rates
28-02-2015
GBP
1
GBP
3.3354
SGD
1
SGD
1.5916
ZAR
10
ZAR
1.8721
EUR
1
EUR
2.4315
Putin tells Nemtsov's mother her son's killers will be punished
18:16 28-02-2015
Russian President Vladimir Putin promised the mother of murdered opposition politician Boris Nemtsov on Saturday that everything will be done to find and punish her son's killers, Reuters reports.
So-called South Ossetian government hands over Davit Basharuli’s body to Georgian side
17:48 28-02-2015
The de-facto South Ossetian government has handed over the remains of Davit Basharuli to the Georgian side at the entrance of Akhalgori, near the Akhmaji checkpoint.
Nemtsov’s murder is a blow to progressive humanity - Giorgi Margvelashvili
17:18 28-02-2015
In a statement posted on his Facebook page, President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili has expressed his shock about the murder of Russia’s opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.
Boris Nemtsov to be buried in Moscow on March 3
17:01 28-02-2015
Russian politician Boris Nemtsov, who was killed on the 27th of February, will be buried in Moscow on March 3, Nemtsov’s former press secretary and his close friend Alexander Kotyusov told TASS on Saturday.
Irakli Gharibashvili offers his condolences to Boris Nemtsov’s family and Russian people
16:53 28-02-2015
Georgia’s Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili offers his condolences to Boris Nemtsov’s family and the Russian people, claiming he is shocked by his murder.
State agencies’ expenses for restaurant and hotel services exceed 20 million GEL - TI Georgia
16:40 28-02-2015
As non-government organization Transparency International Georgia reports, in 2013-2014, Georgian state agencies’ expenses for restaurant and hotel services exceeded 20 million GEL.
People are pre-appointed to their posts and then approved through fake competition - Nodar Javakhishvili
16:27 28-02-2015
As Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Nodar Javakhishvili has said, competitions between applicants to posts in state agencies are merely a formality and facts confirm this.
Nemtsov’s murder pleased Putin - Matvey Ganapolsky
15:56 28-02-2015
As a well-known Russian journalist and reporter Matvey Ganapolsky has told InterPressNews, Boris Nemtsov was a true leader of Russia’s opposition who had not been arrested yet, and it is significant that he was murdered just before leading an opposition march named “Spring”.
Georgian civilian abducted from Dvani village
15:28 28-02-2015
A Georgian civilian has been abducted from the village of Dvani.
Georgia’s Foreign Ministry condemns Boris Nemtsov’s murder
15:27 28-02-2015
Georgia’s Foreign Ministry has condemned the killing of Boris Nemtsov, leader of Russia’s opposition, - declared Davit Kereselidze, Speaker of the Ministry.
No issues concerning restoration of Abkhazian railway have been discussed, Foreign Ministry claims
15:22 28-02-2015
As Speaker of Georgia’s Foreign Ministry Davit Kereselidze has stated, no issues concerning restoration of Abkhazia’s railway have been discussed and no such discussion is planned.
Aleksandre Maisuradze and Ioseb Nanobashvili presented as candidates to represent Georgia to NATO and Greece, respectively
14:38 28-02-2015
As Speaker of Georgia’s Foreign Ministry Davit Kereselidze stated today, Aleksandre Maisuradze has been presented as a candidate to represent Georgia to NATO and Ioseb Nanobashvili - to Greece.
Hollande condemns Nemtsov’s murder
13:51 28-02-2015
French President François Hollande on Saturday condemned the murder of Boris Nemtsov. In the first European reaction he called the Russian opposition leader a “defender of democracy”.
Issue of Georgian civilians in Tskhinvali prisons discussed at Ergneti meeting
13:16 28-02-2015
Another meeting within the framework of incident prevention program was held in the village of Ergneti.
Medvedev calls on law enforcement to spare no effort to investigate Boris Nemtsov’s murder
12:23 28-02-2015
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has expressed his sincerest condolences to the nearest and dearest of the oppositional politician Boris Nemtsov, who has been killed in downtown Moscow. This was reported by Medvedev’s spokeswoman Natalya Timakova on Saturday.
Nemtsov'r route established
11:59 28-02-2015
As police report, Russia’s opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot four times in the center of Moscow.
Mikheil Saakashvili responds to Boris Nemtsov’s murder
11:33 28-02-2015
Georgia’s ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili has responded to Boris Nemtsov’s murder, writing on Facebook that he met Nemtsov several days ago in Kyiv, at the Fermont hotel.
His absence will be deeply felt in Russia and around the world - Kerry on Nemtsov
10:56 28-02-2015
I am shocked and saddened to learn of the brutal murder of former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov in central Moscow, said U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in response to the murder of Russia’s opposition leader.
Obama condemns Nemtsov’s ''brutal'' murder
10:28 28-02-2015
President Obama said the United States "condemns the brutal murder" of Nemtsov, and he urged the Russian government "to conduct a prompt, impartial, and transparent investigation into the circumstances of his murder and ensure that those responsible for this vicious killing are brought to justice."
Boris is dead because of the environment of impunity that Vladimir Putin has created in Russia - John McCain
10:21 28-02-2015
U.S. Senator John McCain has released the following statement on the murder of Russian opposition leader and human rights activist Boris Nemtsov:
Putin assumes personal control of investigation into Nemtsov’s murder
10:00 28-02-2015
Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, the Kremlin says.
17:28 28-02-2015
As Georgian parliament speaker, Davit Usupashvili has commented on Russian opposition’s leader murder, “Boris Nemtsov was a politician whose efforts were directed towards a better, democratic Russia.”
09:54 28-02-2015
A leading Russian opposition politician, former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, has been shot dead in Moscow, Russian officials say.
09:54 28-02-2015
As President of National Bank of Georgia Giorgi Kadagidze has stated at a press-conference, Georgia’s financial stability is not threatened.
Dollar’s official exchange rate becomes 2.16 GEL
Georgia’s national currency has gained value against the dollar and the official exchange rate has become 2.16 GEL per $1.
NBG President’s impeachment issue is not on the agenda - Zurab Tkemaladze
The issue of impeachment of the National Bank’s President Giorgi Kadagidze has neither been raised nor discussed, - declared Zurab Tkemaladze, Head of Economy and Economic Policy Committee, to reporters.
Batumi Tower for sale with a 25 million USD price tag
“Batumi Tower” is being put up for sale for 25 million USD (56.547,500.00 GEL).
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Launch of the Organized Cancer Screening Programme in Georgia
Within the framework of the annual Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (CCPW) the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia,