Russian tourists prefer Azerbaijan

Russian tourists prefer Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan was the most visited by Russian tourists among the CIS countries in the first quarter of this year, overtaking Georgia, the agency TourStat said. In total, 139 thousand tourists visits were made to Azerbaijan for the first …

Russia#039s Inter RAO begins arbitration proceedings vs Georgia

Russia's Inter RAO begins arbitration proceedings vs Georgia

Russian energy firm Inter RAO has begun arbitration proceedings in Stockholm against Georgia over electricity tariffs, Georgia's Deputy Energy Minister Mariam Valishvili said. "We have now received a …

Margvelashvili appoints Georgia#039s permanent representative to Council of Europe

Margvelashvili appoints Georgia's permanent representative to Council of Europe

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili chose new permanent representative to the Council of Europe, diplomat Irakli Giviashvili. This message was posted on the website of the head of state. …

 JICA to open its office in Tbilisi

JICA to open its office in Tbilisi

The president of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Shinichi Kitaoka will open office in Tbilisi. During the visit Kitaoka will hold meetings with Georgian President Georgi Margvelashvili …

Will the Great Gulf Game Spill Over Into the Caucasus?

Will the Great Gulf Game Spill Over Into the Caucasus?

All three Caucasus countries have built ties both with Qatar and the other Gulf states, and so appear to be trying to keep a low profile during this current crisis

Arrested rappers supported in Tbilisi

Arrested rappers supported in Tbilisi

A rally in support of arrested Georgian rappers is now taking place in the center of Tbilisi. The musicians are supported by several hundred people. According to one of the participants of the rally, the action is also held against …

Giorgi Gakharia: foreign business trusts Georgia

Giorgi Gakharia: foreign business trusts Georgia

Head of Georgia's Economy Ministry, Giorgi Gakharia, said that direct foreign investments in the country's economy are constantly increasing, which is unique for the region. He specified that the amount of …

Azerbaijani, Georgian and Turkish servicemen capture building during Caucasus Eagle drills (VIDEO)

Azerbaijani, Georgian and Turkish servicemen capture building during Caucasus Eagle drills (VIDEO)

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Servicemen from Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey captured the building during the Caucasus Eagle 2017 exercises near Tbilisi, Georgia's Ministry of Defense said. During the ten-day exercises called ‘Caucasus Eagle …

Georgia#039s Salio to sing US national anthem at Super Bowl

Georgia's Salio to sing US national anthem at Super Bowl

Georgian singer Salio has been invited to perform the American national anthem at the 2017 Super Bowl - the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL). Salio posted this news on her Facebook page …

Yevgeny Primakov: Russian humanitarian mission to start working in Georgia and Armenia

Yevgeny Primakov: Russian humanitarian mission to start working in Georgia and Armenia

The Russian Humanitarian Mission will start working in the South Caucasus in the near future, the director general of the Russian Humanitarian Mission (RHM) Yevgeny Primakov said, speaking with the correspondent of Vestnik …

Summer tourist season begins in Adjara

Summer tourist season begins in Adjara

Tomorrow Adjara, Batumi, will open summer tourist season, which will be held under slogan "Summer begins here." Major events will be held on Batumi Boulevard: local DJs will perform electronic music on the waterfront all …

U.S. Interests and Priorities in the South Caucasus

U.S. Interests and Priorities in the South Caucasus

Carnegie Endowment's recommendations to the U.S. administration

 Georgia bans sale of agricultural land to foreigners

Georgia bans sale of agricultural land to foreigners

Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia ruling party banned the sale of agricultural land to foreign nationals, the country’s prime minister, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, said at the government session. “The …

Georgia joins Paris climate deal

Georgia joins Paris climate deal

Georgia’s obligations taken through the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change officially comes into play today. Georgia plans to gradually reduce the greenhouse gasses emissions from different economic sectors until 2030 by …

US Secretary of State: “Georgia inspires others with its leadership”

US Secretary of State: “Georgia inspires others with its leadership”

United States (US) Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is congratulating the people of Georgia as they celebrate 26 years since the restoration of the country’s independence. Tillerson issued a statement on the …

EU intends to abolish roaming fee for Georgia and five others

EU intends to abolish roaming fee for Georgia and five others

The European Union (EU) plans to abolish roaming fee for its six allies from the Eastern Partnership, for Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Moldova and Belarus, Agenda.ge reports. "If you travel in the Eastern Partnership …

Shift in leadership in the South Caucasus from the United States and NATO to the EU

Shift in leadership in the South Caucasus from the United States and NATO to the EU

The challenge for three states remains their relationship with Russia and the task of balancing it with their ties to the West

Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia unity help regional stability

Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia unity help regional stability

Trilateral Relations: A look into the Future

The U.S. Policy toward the South Caucasus in the 1990s

The U.S. Policy toward the South Caucasus in the 1990s

While none of these new states had a history of relations with the United States, all three potentially had special claims on its attention

#039Caucasian Eagle#039 drills being held near Tbilisi

'Caucasian Eagle' drills being held near Tbilisi

The Special Forces of Georgia, Turkey and Azerbaijan are conducting joint exercises 'Caucasian Eagle' near Tbilisi, the Georgian Defense Ministry reported. The exercises, which are being held in accordance with an agreement …