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Georgia

Penguin missing from flood-ravaged Tbilisi Zoo found hiding in debris
Rescue workers cleaning up the zoo in the Georgian capital, which was hit hard by a massive flood earlier this month, have found one of its missing penguins alive. The bird was hiding in the zoo, in the debris of the predators’ enclosure.

23.06.2015 14:14

Lucky escape: Penguin flees deadly Tbilisi floods, makes 60km trip to Azeri border
An African penguin, one of the dozens of animals who escaped Tbilisi zoo as it was being devastated by a massive flood, made it as far as the Azeri border – a trip of some 60 km downriver – before being picked up in a dragnet by the authorities.

17.06.2015 09:23

Tbilisi Zoo begs authorities, residents not to kill wild animals on the run (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
The head of the Tbilisi zoo is urging law enforcement agencies deployed in the Georgian capital to avoid, unless absolutely necessary, killing wild animals which escaped the park and are roaming the streets of the city in the aftermath of a massive flood.

15.06.2015 03:17

Georgian capital flood: 12 killed, zoo animals escape, several shot dead (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
An incessant torrential downpour has ravaged Tbilisi, resulting in flooding of low-lying areas in Georgia’s capital. The severe weather took the lives of 12 people and resulted in the deaths of 300 animals from the local zoo.

14.06.2015 08:13

US encircling Russia with bioweapons labs, covertly spreads them – Russian FM
The US is obstructing international efforts to eradicate biological weapons, seeking to involve other nations covertly in research on weaponized diseases, Moscow charged. America’s record of handling bioweapons is poor.

11.06.2015 10:59

Why we must return to the US-Russian parity principle - Prof. Stephen Cohen
The US is now in a new Cold War with Russia over the Ukrainian crisis largely because Washington rejected the parity principle. Unless the idea of détente is embraced by both sides, the situation could escalate into actual war.

04.06.2015 13:23

Communists want Soros Foundation branded ‘undesirable’ group
Two senior lawmakers from the Communist Party caucus have asked Russian prosecutors to use the recently introduced law on “undesirable” foreign groups against George Soros’s Open Society organization.

04.06.2015 08:36

Saakashvili 'insulted his country' by renouncing Georgian citizenship - president
The Georgian president has said his fugitive predecessor insulted his country by renouncing his Georgian citizenship in order to become a governor in Ukraine.

31.05.2015 15:42

Saakashvili attempts a Napoleon in Odessa
Petro Poroshenko’s decision to appoint Georgia’s disgraced former President as Governor of the Odessa region just might be his most bizarre move yet. Mikhail Saakashvili is a wanted criminal suspect in his homeland.

31.05.2015 00:33

'If the US hadn’t sponsored him, Saakashvili would be on Washington’s wanted list'
Appointing Georgia's ex-president, who is wanted at home for a number of alleged crimes, the governor of Ukraine's Odessa region, is an act of desperation on Poroshenko's part, Executive Director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity told RT.

30.05.2015 04:21

Ex-Georgian president, wanted at home, becomes governor in Ukraine
Georgia's former President Mikhail Saakashvili, wanted by his country's prosecutors for embezzlement, abuse of power and politically-motivated attacks, has been appointed governor of Ukraine's Odessa region.

30.05.2015 12:30

​Fugitive Georgian ex-president nominated as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region
The Ukrainian cabinet of ministers has nominated the former president of Georgia, Mikhail Saakashvili, who has been placed on an international wanted list in his own country, as the governor of Ukraine’s coastal Odessa region.

29.05.2015 19:08