About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 18:49 - 22 Mar.'18
Ukraine Denounces Abkhazia, S. Ossetia Polls
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 24 Mar.'17 / 17:41

Ukraine strongly condemns the new defense agreement between the Russian Federation and South Ossetia, as well as “the so called parliamentary elections in the occupied Abkhazia region of Georgia” and “the so called referendum on changing the name of Tskhinvali region of Georgia,” Ihor Prokopchuk, Ukraine’s Permanent Representative to the OSCE, said at the Permanent Council meeting on March 23.

“Ukraine considers such actions as yet another demonstration of Russia’s expansionist policy and as attempts to legitimize the occupation regime, which are null and void,” Prokopchuk added.

“Ukraine reaffirms its support of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia in its internationally recognized borders,” Prokopchuk concluded

Voters in Abkhazia cast their ballots on March 12 to elect the region’s 35-member National Assembly.

Elections in the region were denounced as illegitimate by Tbilisi and the international community, including the United States, Poland, NATO, Canada, Estonia, Lithuania, Finland and Azerbaijan.

Voters in South Ossetia will go to polls on April 9 to elect their new leader. Simultaneously with presidential polls, Tskhinvali will also hold a referendum on renaming the region to “the South Ossetia – the State of Alania,” which drew wide criticism in Tbilisi.

The upcoming South Ossetia polls have already been rejected by the United States, Japan and Poland.

Latest News
22 Mar.'18 18:49
Georgian MFA: Negotiations on Non-Use of Force Statement ‘Not Over’
The next round of the Geneva International Discussions is scheduled for March 27-28, 2018.
22 Mar.'18 13:30
Parliament Adopts Bipartisan Resolution on Human Rights Violations in Abkhazia, S.Ossetia
The resolution tasks the Government of Georgia with compiling the so called “Otkhozoria-Tatunashvili List.”
22 Mar.'18 01:56
Patriarchate, Rights Groups Divided over Rustavi 2 TV Assault
Five persons apprehended over the Monday assault face criminal charges.
21 Mar.'18 17:10
Tatunashvili ‘Presumably’ Tortured, Forensic Expert Says
Irakli Toidze, who attended the examination yesterday, says the body had multiple injuries.
21 Mar.'18 15:22
Georgian Leaders Congratulate Azerbaijani Co-Citizens on Nowruz Celebrations
Nowruz, a holiday marking spring equinox, is widely celebrated by a large Muslim community in Georgia.
21 Mar.'18 13:13
Tatunashvili’s Body Released to Family
Reports have emerged that Archil Tatunashvili had signs of being tortured.
20 Mar.'18 22:31
Tatunashvili’s Body Transferred to Georgian Authorities
The thirty-five-year-old Georgian citizen died in Tskhinvali custody on February 22.
20 Mar.'18 14:41
Six Detained after Assault on Rustavi 2 TV Journalists
The Public Defender and the civil society organizations call for timely investigation of the incident.
20 Mar.'18 13:37
Cyprus House Speaker Holds Bilateral Meetings in Tbilisi
Demetris Syllouris reaffirmed the country’s support of Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. 
20 Mar.'18 11:22
Putin Secures Over 90% of Votes in Abkhazia, S.Ossetia
A total of thirty-three polling stations were opened in the two regions for Russian presidential election. 

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2018, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.