Russia and Abkhazia have signed a new partnership agreement, which includes a collective defense system, and extra aid to the former Georgian region. The Georgian opposition blamed its government for failing to prevent the signing of the document.
The USS Mount Whitney has docked in Georgia’s Black Sea port of Batumi. The ships visit is intended to “strengthen ties” with the United States’ NATO allies and partners and promote “peace and security in the region,” the US Embassy in Georgia said.
Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili had his assets frozen by a court in his native Georgia. This affects his bank accounts and property belonging to both him and his family. He also faces corruption charges and illegally breaking up a protest.
A new rapid reaction force, likely numbering at least 4,000 and ready to be deployed within 48 hours, will be created in Eastern Europe, after a decision by the 28 NATO member states following a conference in Wales.
Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili has returned seven suits and a Cashmere coat he purchased with taxpayers’ money while in office. The controversial leader is under investigation into alleged corruption in his home country.
Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili may soon be put on the international wanted list, the country’s justice minister said. Accused of abuse of power, Saakashvili, who now lives in the US, was arrested in absentia on August 2.
Following criminal charges filed against former President Mikheil Saakashvili of Georgia by the prosecutor's office, Tbilisi City Court accepted the prosecution's motion and ordered the fugitive president's pretrial detention in absentia.
Eduard Shevardnadze and I bonded during the siege and fall of the eastern Black Sea city of Sukhumi in September, 1993, and maybe it was because various Russian radio stations had declared us both missing and presumed dead.
Eduard A. Shevardnadze, Mikhail Gorbachev’s close ally and associate in the implementation of perestroika and “new thinking”, former USSR Foreign Minister and President of Georgia died on Monday, 7 July 2014.
Former President of Georgia and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev’s Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze has died at the age of 86 in Tbilisi. Shevardnadze’s family and personal press service have officially confirmed the news.
The Ukrainian crisis has led to nations aspiring to become NATO members pushing harder for admission. The alliance has however made it clear new memberships are not part of its agenda for the time being.
Ukraine has signed the European Trade Association Agreement, the document that sent the country into a political frenzy when not signed eight months ago to this day. RT gives you the basics on how this will affect the economy of both from here on out.