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Terrorist from Georgia sentenced in Chechnya

Citizen of Georgia Beslan Gaurgashvili, who fought in Syria on the side of terrorists, has been sentenced in Chechnya. The investigation established that he was a member of an illegal armed group in Syria since November …

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Baku-Batumi bus route to open from June 26

Baku and Georgia’s Batumi will become closer from June 26 as a new bus service will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, AzerNews reported. The bus fare is 40 manat ($23) The fare is free for children under 5 …

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Gulf Air’s maiden flight to Tbilisi takes off

Gulf Air, Bahrain’s national carrier, celebrated the launch of its highly anticipated direct three weekly service to the Georgian capital Tbilisi. Georgian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Oman George Janjgava joined …

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ADB to fund Georgian secondary roads project

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will allocate $80 million to help improve the conditions of secondary roads in Georgia. An agreement aims at rehabilitating around 50km of road connecting Dzirula-Kharagauli-Moliti-Phona-Chumateleti, as …

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Captured Georgian pilot dies in Congo

The Georgian pilot Soso Osorauli, captured by members of the illegal armed formation of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), died in May this year, the M23 leader Bertrand Bisimwa said in an interview with the …

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Lightning strikes plane flying from Turkey to Georgia

A lightning struck Turkey’s AtlasJet plane en route to Tbilisi from Istanbul shortly after take-off, APA reported with reference to Georgian media. An eyewitness said that 15-20 minutes after takeoff, they noticed a bright light, …

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New head of secret surveillance agency in Georgia

The Operational and Technical Agency, which will be responsible for the secret surveillance in Georgia, may be headed by Koba Kobidze. A relevant message is posted on the website of the State Security Service. The candidate was selected …

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Krasnodar to once again host Days of Georgian Cinema

Krasnodar will host Days of Georgian Cinema from June 20 to 25. Different films of masters of Georgian cinema will be shown during the festival. Days of Georgian Cinema were held in Krasnodar last year from June 23 to 30 in …

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