Military
30 March, 2013
30 March, 2013
President Vladimir Putin has been watching Russian military manoeuvres in the Black Sea region just hours after he ordered the snap exercise.
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28 March, 2013
28 March, 2013
According to the Georgian Defence Minister Irakli Alasania, participation of Georgian militaries in the Mali operations would speed up Georgia’s integration into Euro-Atlantic structures.
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27 March, 2013
27 March, 2013
Russian border guards detained an 18-year-old near the village Kirbali, near the conflict zone.
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23 March, 2013
23 March, 2013
A ceremony of departure for Georgian Armed Forces service members to the ISAF peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan was organized at the Vaziani 4th Infantry Brigade Base and attended by Defense Minister Irakli Alasania
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22 March, 2013
22 March, 2013
Palitra TV channel carried out a street survey asking citizens if they thought Georgian military service members should participate in peacekeeping missions in various conflict zones around the world.
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21 March, 2013
21 March, 2013
Defense Minister Irakli Alasania said during a meeting of the Parliamentary Committee for Defense and Security that the defense doctrine and analysis showed Georgia must be “at constant combat readiness”.
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21 March, 2013
21 March, 2013
March 20 saw participants of the Georgian-American joint defense exercise Agile Spirit 2013 undergo shooting preparation.
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19 March, 2013
19 March, 2013
The Ministry of Defense announced work was ongoing for determining the possibility of Georgia’s involvement in the Mali peacekeeping mission. The ministry said the decision on review was first announced by Minister Alasania at the Brussels Forum, stating Georgia was ready to accept the proposition from its European partners to discuss possible participation.
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14 March, 2013
14 March, 2013
The Russian corporation RosOboronExport released the news that it has just delivered S-300 (NATO reporting name - SA-10 Grumble) long range surface-to-air missile system to Baku. The statement came in the wake of the rumors that angry Russian President ordered termination of all the arms supplies to Azerbaijan.
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14 March, 2013
14 March, 2013

General Prosecutor of Georgia Archil Kbilashvili does not rule out that in the nearest period the public will learn about the disturbing facts that took place in the Defence Ministry in 2005-2012; namely, the facts of the massive loss of hundreds of millions of Lari.

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11 March, 2013
11 March, 2013
Ministry of Defense published video footage of the 12th Battalion, I Infantry Brigade of the Georgian Armed Forces serving their everyday duty in Helmand province in frames of the ISAF Afghanistan mission.
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09 March, 2013
09 March, 2013
Eurasianet published an article about Georgian female soldiers, who serve in Afghanistan.
“Georgia’s commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s operations in Afghanistan is helping a new generation of female soldiers break with age-old stereotypes about the role of women in this macho society.
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08 March, 2013
08 March, 2013
Defense Minister advisor Vako Avaliani said in a press conference that the 3 thousand armor vests the Ministry had purchased in Ukraine for one million six hundred and fifty thousand Dollars in 2009 had proven to be “malfunctioning“.
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08 March, 2013
08 March, 2013
One of the Armenian online television channels published a video - uploaded on YouTube - with the title 'The Armenian Military Orchestra Playing Georgian Dance Music for Irakli Alasania'.
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28 February, 2013
28 February, 2013
12 years after the ISAF was launched in Afghanistan, NATO braces itself for painful pursuit of an optimal scenario of future Western cooperation with the Kabul Authorities in light of the looming end of the ISAF mission by 2014. Tbilisi is eager more than even Brussels to learn what to expect next because almost 1600 Georgian troops operating under the ISAF in Afghanistan is the largest among the military units of non-NATO countries participating in the mission.
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26 February, 2013
26 February, 2013
The delegation of Georgia’s Ministry of Defence visited the province of Helmand, Afghanistan.
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22 February, 2013
22 February, 2013
Staff Sergeant Christopher Page wasn't supposed to return home from Afghanistan until May. At least that's what his two sons thought.
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19 February, 2013
19 February, 2013
Rehabilitation centre of international standards will be created in Tbilisi for the physical, social and psychological rehabilitation of Georgian military servants. The project is financially supported by the U.S.
The rehabilitation centre was visited by the U.S. ambassador Richard Norland today, after meeting with the centre management and the high ranking officials of the Ministry of Defense.
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14 February, 2013
14 February, 2013
In 100 days after the formation of the new Government, Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Alasania presented the document called “Minister’s Vision” to the public and foreign partners. This paper is supposed to be adopted as a guideline for the ministry for the next two years.
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13 February, 2013
13 February, 2013
Defense ministry has published photographic and video material of the conditions at the No. 3 Kutaisi Infantry Brigade and No. 2 Senaki Infantry Brigade bases, which the Minister Irakli Alasania visited for getting acquainted with infrastructure issues and living conditions of service members on February 12.
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All kinds of municipal transport services – including Tbilisi Metro – have been resumed throughout Georgia today.
All types of municipal transport will be reopened from May 29, Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Gakharia said at the meeting of the Inter-Agency Coordination Council on COVID-19 today.
The President of the United States of America Donald Trump sent a letter of congratulations to the Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Gakharia on Independence Day.
US Ambassador to Georgia Kelly Degnan has congratulated Georgia on the Independence Day.
U.S Naval Institute publishes an article on its official web-site writing that while the many U.S. defense officials and analysts focus almost entirely on threats posed by China, we have to remind ourselves not to dismiss Russia in this.
Georgia’s president has warned that Russia’s struggle to contain the spread of coronavirus and an economic crisis compounded by an oil price collapse risk is triggering new Kremlin aggression beyond its borders, - reads an article published by Financial Times.
Production, advertising, use, and transportation of maps and other objects reflecting the violation of the principle of territorial integrity of Georgia will be considered as an illegal act.
According to Amiran Gamkrelidze, Head of the National Center for Disease Control, tourists will likely have to present a document while entering Georgia that they had been tested in the last 72 hours and the result was negative.
Turkey has started accepting foreign patients from several countries, including from Georgia.
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