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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.