Book about Bidzina Ivanishvili presented by author
`The Truth, which Georgian People Should Know` - this is how political expert Giga Liparteliani entitled his book, which is dedicated to the life and activities of Georgian billionaire and politician Bidzina Ivanishvili. The author of the book presented his book at the Prime Time Press Club today; he said in it he tells about the ties of Bidzina Ivanishvili with criminal bosses in Russia; he also asserts that Bidzina was involved in the murder of the crime boss Otar Kvantrishvili in 1994. Giga Liparteliani, who lived and worked in Russia for many years, says the flow of Russian money to Georgian politics should be stopped. He addressed the president and the parliament to adopt a special law, which would control this process. `The book is based on real facts about the ties of Bidzina Ivanishvili with criminal bosses and about his connection with the assassination of well-known crime boss and bandit Kvantrishvili in 1994,` Liparteliani told reporters today.
The Georgian delegation will be led by the Prime Minister at the inaugural ceremony of the President of Turkey - Foreign Minister confirmed that the President of Georgia won`t be present at the inauguration and explained the reasons of the decision.
The puppet regime in Georgia`s breakaway Tskhinvali Region has blocked to movement to the Akhalgori village due to the celebrations of the sixth anniversary since the recognition of South Ossetia independence by Russia. Several events are planned within the festivities.
The United States does not recognize the so-called presidential elections held in Georgia`s breakaway Abkhazia last Sunday. The state department`s spokesperson, Jen Psaki started her daily briefing with the statement on Georgia.
The government of Georgia has taken a decision to change visa regulations for non-Georgian citizens. The new regulations for travelling to Georgia will be enforced from September 1st, 2014 and the visitors will no longer be able to get visas at the border check-points, but in the Georgian diplomatic missions abroad.
The Prime Minister of Georgia has assigned the Cabinet to provide maximum support to their colleagues in Ukraine. Irakli Gharibashvili addressed the ministers at the meeting of the government this morning.
Moody`s Investors Service has changed the outlook on Georgia`s Ba3 sovereign rating to positive from stable - the Minister of Sustainable Development and Economics of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili announced. According to the Minister, concurrently, Moody`s has affirmed Georgia`s Ba3 rating.